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.

17 Kitchens That Go Bold With Pastels
17 Kitchens That Go Bold With Pastels
Whether it’s buttery yellow, powder blue, or mint green, these soft-hued kitchens are anything but timid.
By Kate Reggev - 6 days ago
Before & After: A Grand Rapids Kitchen Goes From Dark and Woody to White and Bright
Sarah Sherman Samuel transforms an all-wood kitchen into a designer’s sanctuary filled with standout cabinetry, metal accents, and the perfect amount of warmth.
Colorful, Cutting-Board Plastic Cabinets Feel Surprisingly Rich in This Remodeled Kitchen
This Danish home’s IKEA kitchen gets a fresh look thanks to Muller Van Severen’s inspired pairing of marble and polyethylene.
Looking for a Social Distancing Distraction? Here’s How to Organize Your Kitchen on a Budget
Looking for a Social Distancing Distraction? Here’s How to Organize Your Kitchen on a Budget
At a time when kitchens are at the center of our new normal, three designers share their tips on how to keep them organized on a budget.
- a month ago
7 Most Eco-Friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
A Look at Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen’s Luxuriously Minimalist Kitchen
The founder of Norm Architects gives us a glimpse of the kitchen his firm designed for Reform.
Reach Peak Coziness With These 27 Snug Duvet Covers
We think it’s high time you swapped out your old duvet cover for one of these fresh options.
A Crafty Remodel Recasts a Dreary Kitchen as an Inviting Jewel Box
A revised layout, smart sight lines, and an earthy palette turn the back of this Australian home into a relaxing hangout spot.
Hack Your Pantry With These 26 Space-Saving Storage Ideas
These products will turn your kitchen into a thoroughly organized, well-oiled machine.
This Multigenerational Bay Area Home Is Super Accessible With Style to Spare
Who says accessibility can’t be stylish? As designer Sherry Hope-Kennedy proves, the varying needs of a multigenerational home can all be answered in one cohesive design.
Trend Report: The Internet Settles Into Our Appliances
Trend Report: The Internet Settles Into Our Appliances
A more mature generation of smart-home devices goes beyond bells and whistles and enables connections that anticipate an owner’s needs.
- 2 months ago
Are High-Tech Tabletop Farms the Future of Food?
A new generation of pantry gardens takes local produce to the next level—but do they have a future in every kitchen?
Consider These 20 Marvelous Marble Backsplashes for Your Kitchen Renovation
Marble is sleek and sophisticated—and adding a slab is one of the easiest ways to elevate your kitchen.
5 Kitchen Renovations Done for Less Than $100K
Kitchen renovations can be daunting, but here’s some expert inspiration to get you going.
20 Dynamic Kitchens With Exposed Brick Backsplashes
Turns out, there are countless ways to rock exposed brick in the kitchen.
The 3 Types of Range Hoods—and How to Pick the Best One for Your Kitchen
For those who love to cook, the perfect range hood can make all the difference.
These Are the Cabinetry Colors to Look Out for in 2020
Designers Kate Newman, Jordan Cluroe, and Russell Whitehead share their color picks that’ll give your kitchen a fresh look for the new decade.
Budget Breakdown: A Portland Designer Jazzes Up His ’50s Kitchen for Less Than $26K
Using humble materials like plywood and laminate in a smart way, Ben Ediger of design-build studio Spacecraft gives his tired kitchen a much-needed update.
This Culinary School in Spain Features a Labyrinthine Bunker-Turned-Bar
In the coastal town of Castellón, a 19th-century villa with a military history now hosts a culinary institute called Gasma.
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
Budget-friendly and versatile, laminate is a popular choice for kitchen cabinets.
This Unusual Structure Melds a Traditional Chilean “Quincho” With a Bauhaus Aesthetic
Drawing inspiration from artist László Moholy-Nagy’s abstract work, this barbecue and meditation space uses simple geometry to astounding effect.
Trend Report: The Best New Products Found at KBIS and IBS 2020
Whether you’re designing for indoors or out, these new products from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers will definitely add an edge to any residential project.
Refresh Your Countertops With These Bold, New Surfaces
Make a statement with a striking, new counter for your kitchen or bathroom.
The Best New Barware to Shake Up Your Next Cocktail Party
Ingredients, recipes, and technique will get you a long way toward a good cocktail, but to really impress your guests, don’t forget presentation.
Master Mixologist Mr. Lyan’s Rules for Raising the Bar at Your Next Cocktail Party
We spoke with internationally renowned mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana about crafting the right cocktail for any occasion, necessary tools for an at-home bar, and his debut U.S....
The Best Kitchen Appliances for Your Improved Island
From vacuum-sealing drawers to cooktops, we've rounded up the best island-ready appliances.
Michelin-Starred Chef Dominique Crenn Shares the Secrets of Effortless Hosting
From her home just outside San Francisco, chef Dominique Crenn gives us the scoop on how to transform a simple meal for friends and family into an inimitable, welcoming experience.
Our Favorite Faucets to Upgrade Your Powder Room
These modern, geometric faucets are as timeless as the impression they will leave on your guests.
The Best Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen and Bath in 2020
Our annual overview presents the most exciting products for the kitchen and bath—plus expert advice on how to make the most of each space.