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 Storage-Saving Salvaged Wood Kitchen in Brooklyn
A couple crafts an ample, but budget-friendly kitchen in Cobble Hill.
Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan
Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...
Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland
Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.
A Crafty Storage Wall Helps Define a Designer Couple’s Brooklyn Loft
A birch plywood table that the homeowners built inspires a functional wall that separates living areas and provides much-needed...
Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Wonderful Wood Accents
Cabinets, countertops, ceilings, and more—these modern kitchens embrace a natural palette.
Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Warm Wood Details
From birch, to pine, to oak, these modern kitchens incorporate wood in truly stunning ways.
Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage With a Custom Cabinet Wall
A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.
Before & After: A Brooklyn Kitchen Shines After a Much-Needed Renovation
A dark and outdated kitchen in a 100-year-old Brooklyn townhouse is transformed into a bright and contemporary space with plenty...
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
Salvage Love
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people.
Kitchen Solutions: Smart Storage Design
For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...
An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage
Architectural designer Chris Greenawalt's Boston kitchen renovation includes a striking approach to spice storage: a back-lit...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
A House Grows in Brooklyn
While most people living in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn didn’t see much to love about an abandoned, weedy lot...
The Art of Brook&Lyn
In her mid-twenties, Mimi Jung quit her job as a graphic designer to start her own creative studio under the name Brook&Lyn.
Photo of the Week: Minimal Dream Kitchen with Wood Accents
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Photo of the Week: Bright White Kitchen With Wood Countertop
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...