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.

A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
A Look Inside The French Laundry's Stunning $10M Renovation
Chef Thomas Keller's three-starred Michelin restaurant receives a $10,000,000 renovation—its first major revamp in over 20 years.
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
A London Townhouse Gets a Gorgeous Renovation That Will Only Look Better Over Time
HÛT Architecture uses a simple palette of handcrafted materials to create a contemporary home for a musician and a furniture...
6 Simple Ways to Save on Your Kitchen Renovation
Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.
Before & After: A Southern California Kitchen Gets a Fresh New Look
Interior designer Becki Owens renovated a dark kitchen in San Clemente, California to embrace the easy sunshine all around it.
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
Before and After: A Victorian Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look With a Smart IKEA Hack
The couple behind Mix Design Collective open up a cramped kitchen that was so last century—literally.
Budget Breakdown: An '80s Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look For $42K
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a designer gives his brother and sister-in-law a kitchen, dining, and laundry room makeover that...
8 Ways to Refresh and Personalize Your Kitchen
From updating hardware and faucets to layering colors and textures, here are some ideas to kickstart a kitchen makeover that...
How to Add a Modern Twist to Any Kitchen Style
It doesn’t always take a full-scale renovation to make a classic kitchen feel more modern.
This 90-Square-Foot Kitchen Feels Airy After a Scandinavian-Style Renovation
L.A.-based design duo Taylor + Taylor juxtaposed board-formed concrete with blond cabinetry and statement tile for a wow worthy...
Before & After: Jenni Kayne’s Renovated Lakeside Kitchen Reimagines the “Rustic” Look
Designer Jenni Kayne updates a Lake Arrowhead kitchen while prioritizing natural light, neutral tones, and quality materials.
14 Affordable Tiles to Amp Up Your Kitchen Renovation
Rock your kitchen renovation with these on-trend and on-budget tile options.
Top 6 Backsplash Materials to Consider for Your Kitchen Renovation
Whether it's tile, glass, stone, metal, brick, or wood, there's a wide variety of functional backsplash options out there to...
25 Epic Kitchen Renovations to Tack to Your Inspiration Board
Before you plunge into your own project, spark some ideas with these exemplary kitchen makeovers.
How an Instagram-Worthy Kitchen Renovation Comes Alive With the Right Surfaces
A designer with a passion for surface materials explains why she chose Caesarstone quartz for her latest kitchen renovation.
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.