Whether it's a kitchen remodel or new construction, these images represent the most modern kitchen renovation ideas from designers, architects, builders, and design enthusiasts. Kitchens are the hardest working room in the house. The best modern kitchens have ample work space for cooking, flexible space for family meals and large dinner parties, and efficient kitchen appliances and fixtures. From ideas for kitchen backsplashes and kitchen lighting to smart kitchen storage, here you will find Dwell stories about modern kitchen renovations, tons of images of modern kitchens, as well as information from top kitchen brands selling tiles, appliances, fixtures, sinks, kitchen tools. You'll also see kitchen furniture from kitchen tables, kitchen chairs, dining sets, and bar stools.

This Kitchen Brings It All Together
A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire...
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers...
Vineyard Views Are the Priority at This Calistoga Hideaway
Wade Design Architects and Geremia Design create an ethereal indoor/outdoor dream home that embraces California Wine Country's...
Bosch Brings Refined European Design to the Kitchen
Steeped in the principles of Bauhaus, Bosch kitchen appliances prize functionality without sacrificing beauty.
An All-Blue House in Bushwick Brings Big Color to the Neighborhood
Architecture firm LOT gives a 100-year-old row house in Brooklyn a major update with a gut renovation and big, bold color.
Ski for All
In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home overlooking a custom-built water-ski circuit is hardly par for the course.
This Rural Retreat Brings a Family Together, Without Making Them Give Up Their Gadgets
A smart vacation home fosters connectivity in every sense of the word.
An Off-Grid Floating Home Brings the All-Black Aesthetic to the Canals of Amsterdam
Built as part of an energy-independent community of floating homes, the design by i29 architects is a striking departure from its...
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
All Together Now
When Svetlin Krastev and Dessi Nikolova had their second child, they saw two options: Go broke buying a bigger apartment, or...
15 Outdoor Saunas That Bring The Heat
Adventure beckons at these contemporary saunas set in serene environments.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
All Together Now
In the age of specialization, it's increasingly rare to see architects, designers, builders, and homeowners work together on all...
All You Need Is LV
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
Tired of the All-White Trend? Embrace the Dark Side With These 9 Black Kitchens
When white kitchens have become synonymous with modern homes, why not take another design route? Look to these nine black...
Calling All Homes For Sale!
We love to know when a modern gem has hit the market—and more importantly, we can't wait to share it with the community.
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
All the Home’s a Stage
Whether you’re selling a hillside Neutra or a modest carpeted condo, home staging has become the norm in today’s uber-competitive...
20 Impressive Australian Homes That Bring the Outdoors In
These sun-filled dwellings blur the boundaries between the interior spaces and their surroundings.
A Sliced-Up House Comes Together Again
This bisected 17th-century house in the Swiss Alps transforms into a 970-square-foot home for a British designer and his family.
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary...
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
Comp Brings Composition Notebooks into the 21st Century
Beautiful paper, a lay-flat binding, and fresh design details help bring this composition notebook Kickstarter into the 21st...
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of...
Shinola Pairs with Rockwell to Bring Detroit to Tribeca
Made-in-Detroit brand Shinola opens a stunning Rockwell Group-designed retail location in New York's Tribeca neighborhood.
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
Opinion: Will Our Future Be All-Electric?
Cities across the country are banning natural gas in new homes.
Reclaimed Brick Ties Together a Sustainable Australian Home
TRIAS Studio follows a “less but better” mindset for a couple seeking to downsize to a modest and eco-friendly home.
Trend Report: Design for All Ages
Universal design pioneer Patricia Moore offers advice for designing homes that adapt for every age and ability.
Prefab Units Cluster Together in This Off-the-Grid Guesthouse
Sustainable features keep this prefabricated building, designed by MOS Architects, cool and energy-efficient despite its New...
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...

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