Kitchens

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here. Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all. You'll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.

Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Wonderful Wood Accents
Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Wonderful Wood Accents
Cabinets, countertops, ceilings, and more—these modern kitchens embrace a natural palette. Take a look at the homes from the Dwell community that caught our editor's eye this week.
By Samantha Daly - 17 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Denver Kitchen Gets a Beautiful IKEA Makeover For Just $7.8K
Budget Breakdown: A Denver Kitchen Gets a Beautiful IKEA Makeover For Just $7.8K
A poorly designed kitchen in a 1940s Denver home receives an affordable renovation with IKEA products and DIY touches.
 - 21 days ago
30 Black and White Kitchens That Make a Bold Impression
30 Black and White Kitchens That Make a Bold Impression
Black and white kitchens are clean, modern, and anything but boring, as these photos show.
 - a month ago
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
The star chef and TV personality shows Athena Calderone—and us—how to make mouthwatering, steam oven squash cakes that complete every entertainer’s arsenal.
 - a month ago
60 Kitchen Island Ideas That Serve Up Style and Functionality
60 Kitchen Island Ideas That Serve Up Style and Functionality
These images of our favorite kitchen island ideas are sure to stir up design inspiration with fun, functional features around seating, storage, and more.
 - a month ago
6 Contemporary Kitchen Trends That Will Last For Years to Come
6 Contemporary Kitchen Trends That Will Last For Years to Come
From appliances and lighting to tiles, cabinetry, and shelving, say hello to six modern kitchen trends that are sure to stand the test of time.
 - a month ago
Budget Breakdown: A Cramped Eichler Kitchen Gets a $49K Refresh
Budget Breakdown: A Cramped Eichler Kitchen Gets a $49K Refresh
In San Jose, California, interior designer Cathie Hong opens up a dim, confined kitchen to better serve a young family.
 - 2 months ago
How an Instagram-Worthy Kitchen Renovation Comes Alive With the Right Surfaces
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.
 - 4 months ago
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement project.
 - 4 months ago
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
Avoid feeling overwhelmed when selecting new kitchen cabinets by focusing on these five tips.
 - 4 months ago
5 Artisan Tile Companies That Can Elevate Your Home
5 Artisan Tile Companies That Can Elevate Your Home
One-of-a-kind tiles bring color and dynamism to your home—and have the power to transform spaces.
 - 5 months ago
25 Epic Kitchen Renovations to Tack to Your Inspiration Board
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.
 - 5 months ago
Budget Breakdown: An '80s Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look For $42K
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 supports their growing family's needs.
 - 5 months ago
Top 8 Espresso Makers Under $200
Top 8 Espresso Makers Under $200
Add a dash of design to your morning coffee with these stylish espresso makers.
 - 5 months ago
Elegant Design Meets Versatile Performance With This Customizable Home System
Elegant Design Meets Versatile Performance With This Customizable Home System
Henrybuilt’s luxury line of products streamline the functionality of some of the most hard-working rooms in your home.
 - 5 months ago
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink For You
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink For You
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind while making an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
 - 5 months ago
7 Easy Ways to Give Your Kitchen Appliances a Cosmetic Upgrade
7 Easy Ways to Give Your Kitchen Appliances a Cosmetic Upgrade
These surface treatments can give your kitchen appliances a quick, cost-effective makeover.
 - 6 months ago
The Pros and Cons of White Kitchen Cabinets
The Pros and Cons of White Kitchen Cabinets
There's no lack of inspiration online when it comes to airy, white kitchens, but do they really live up to the hype?
 - 6 months ago
10 Design Tips For Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
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.
 - 7 months ago
Building a Chef-Worthy Kitchen for Both the Experienced and the Aspiring Home Cook
Building a Chef-Worthy Kitchen for Both the Experienced and the Aspiring Home Cook
With Miele’s state-of-the-art, premium home appliances, designer Chris Tosdevin helps home cooks build extraordinary kitchens.
 - 7 months ago
Before & After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
Before & After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
An Oregon couple taps His Builders to convert their kitchen into the "modern, simple, Scandinavian-inspired" space of their dreams.
 - 7 months ago
These Are the Items Every Coffee Snob Needs
These Are the Items Every Coffee Snob Needs
If you practically have "but first, coffee" tattooed on your guns, we'd suggest upgrading your java setup.
 - 7 months ago
Before & After: Two Masterful Kitchen Renovations by Case Design
Before & After: Two Masterful Kitchen Renovations by Case Design
An East Coast design-build firm shows us how it's done when it comes to chic kitchen overhauls.
 - 7 months ago
Serena & Lily Cofounder Lily Kanter’s New Brand Sells Delightful Home Goods For Under $25
Serena & Lily Cofounder Lily Kanter’s New Brand Sells Delightful Home Goods For Under $25
Boon Supply Co. offers over 200 home, garden, office, and leisure products—the majority of which are under $25 a pop—and donates 50 percent of every purchase to the cause of the...
 - 7 months ago
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
From handles and hinges to latches and catches, here's what you need to know about the different kinds of modern kitchen cabinet hardware on the market and where to find them.
 - 7 months ago
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors all season long.
 - 7 months ago
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
 - 7 months ago
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.
 - 8 months ago
Kitchen Connoisseurs, Prepare to Fall in Love With Fisher & Paykel’s New California Showroom
Kitchen Connoisseurs, Prepare to Fall in Love With Fisher & Paykel’s New California Showroom
Located in Costa Mesa, California—the creative center of Orange County—the showroom lets designers, architects, and homeowners explore next-level kitchen appliances.
 - 8 months ago
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
 - 8 months ago