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.
Family-Friendly Renovation of a Brick Warehouse in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
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...
A Family Ski Retreat That's a World Away from Cars
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Before and After: Two Game-Changing Kitchen Renovations by a Seattle Studio
SHED Architecture & Design doesn't shy away from the challenge of an extensive kitchen revamp.
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...
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 Photographer Couple's Airstream Renovation Lets Them Take Their Business on the Road
With no prior experience, Brandon and Gabi Fox turn a 1972 Airstream Overlander into a mobile live/work office for their wedding...
Stow Aways
How do you squeeze maximum functionality out of minimal space? Rosa and Robert Garneau make it happen with multipurpose...
A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation
For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...
Family Style
When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food,...
6 Flooring Options to Consider For Your Next Kitchen Renovation
Let's face it: your kitchen floor probably gets the most action of any of the flooring in your house.
Chicago's Green Mile
Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising...
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
Come Sail Away
On a quest to create a weekend house for herself and her husband, Nancy Church scaled back her design fantasies and discovered...
Modern Sustainable Kitchen Renovation in Pennsylvania
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.
Let's Get Small
This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times...
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.

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