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.

Skype Lets a Family Renovate Their Kitchen 3,700 Miles Away
An Australian family living in Singapore plans a homecoming renovation, one Skype chat at a time.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination
By layering different types of lighting in your kitchen, you boost not only its functionality, but also its level of warmth and...
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
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 Renovation Makes a Brick Warehouse Family-Friendly in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
A Sleek Renovation in London Ushers Light Into a Family Home
A streamlined and modernized design transforms this London terrace house into a refined, bright, and spacious home that supports...
One Family’s Weekend Retreat in East Texas Lets Them Practically Live Outside
Most of the living spaces in this home are outdoors—including the enviable open kitchen and dining room.
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
5 Kitchen Renovations Done for Less Than $100K
Kitchen renovations can be daunting, but here’s some expert inspiration to get you going.
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...
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
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 Designer Mixes Asian and American Influences in Her Family’s San Francisco Kitchen
Donald Judd and Japanese shoji screens inspired designer Amy Kwok’s renovated kitchen in Noe Valley.
A Clever Renovation Turns a Dark Dutch House Into a Light-Filled Family Home
In a 1932 home with a dramatic sloped roof, a contemporary concrete extension makes the garden a part of the living space.
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
An Interior Designer Launches Her Career by Renovating Her Family’s Midcentury Eichler
In a midcentury Eichler in Sunnyvale, California, a designer opens up the interior by connecting it to its surrounding...
A Family’s Loft in Poland Gets a Minimalist Renovation That’s Both Elegant and Functional
A comprehensive interior renovation by Loft Kolasiński transforms a 1930s-era family home in Szczecin, Poland, into a...
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...
Budget Breakdown: A Bay Area Family Splurges on a Dream Kitchen for $91K
Premium cabinets and appliances turn a dim, disconnected kitchen in San Bruno, California, into a central space that checks off...