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 Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face
A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.
An Australian Home Relishes Sunshine With a New Extension
Thanks to an airy addition, a minimalist cottage becomes an indoor-outdoor paradise for a couple to raise their young kids, dogs,...
A Small Australian Cottage Becomes an Airy Gathering Hub
When a couple needed more space for their weekly family dinners, local architects transform their tiny abode into an entertaining...
Like a Tetris Game, an Australian Extension Locks Old With New
A rear extension makes this bungalow in a Melbourne suburb more suitable for a growing family.
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
Old Meets New in This Modern Extension to an Edwardian House in Melbourne
Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a...
An Australian Kitchen Is Reimagined With Sleek Black Appliances
An Edwardian-style home in Australia breaks down conventional stereotypes to blend contemporary functionality with traditional...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
A Glass House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Clever Concept Tackles Movement Toward Smaller Kitchens
A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
The Student Dorms in Australia’s Largest Passive House Building Are Surprisingly Swank
Community-focused and constructed with cross-laminated timber, Gillies Hall at Monash University perfectly marries student life...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
An Art Deco Dwelling Receives a Sleek, Contemporary Extension
Originally built in 1938, the revived Shadow House in Melbourne merges contemporary and Art Deco features.
Bosch's Streamlined Kitchen and Laundry Appliances Are Made for Small Spaces
Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and laundry room.
This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style
Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.