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.

5 Kitchen Renovations Done for Less Than $100K
5 Kitchen Renovations Done for Less Than $100K
Kitchen renovations can be daunting, but here’s some expert inspiration to get you going.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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 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.
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
How to Use Subway Tile to Spruce Up a Kitchen
Ranging from classic to bold, subway tiles are a sure bet when it comes to outfitting your kitchen.
Before & After: A New York City Apartment Goes From Dark and Cramped to Daring and Capacious
A bold renovation turns an outdated apartment in Manhattan into a light and bright home.
A Designer Couple Share Their Tips for Creating a Modern Kitchen
Ashley and Jamin Mills of the Handmade Home recently transformed a closed-off kitchen into a bright and open space for entertaining.
A Dome-Shaped Austin Home Gets a Kitchen Worthy of its History
A long-awaited renovation flips the script for a historic dome home with an awkward and outdated kitchen.
Before & After: A Midcentury Portland Kitchen Gets a Light and Bright Makeover
Crisp, white tile walls and a bold terrazzo-like floor give this kitchen a decorous reboot.
This 90-Square-Foot Kitchen Feels Airy After a Scandinavian-Style Renovation
L.A.-based design duo Taylor + Taylor juxtaposed board-formed concrete with blond cabinetry and statement tile for a wow worthy kitchen renovation.
15 Breakfast Nooks That’ll Make You Want to Ditch Your Dining Table
From petite to sweeping, retro to modern, these designs are taking breakfast nooks to the next level.
Heavy Metal: 15 Kitchens That Rock Metal Cabinets
We’ve taken a shine to metal kitchen cabinets.
Budget Breakdown: A Bay Area Family Splurges on a Dream Kitchen for $91K
Premium cabinets and appliances turn a dim, disconnected kitchen in San Bruno, California, into a central space that checks off all the boxes.
A London Terrace House’s Extension Goes Graphic With Pattern and Color
Painted timber buildings in Greenland and British beach huts inspired CAN to give this kitchen/dining extension in Brockley a colorful treatment.
Before & After: Jenni Kayne’s Renovated Lakeside Kitchen Reimagines the “Rustic” Look
Designer Jenni Kayne updates a Lake Arrowhead kitchen while prioritizing natural light, neutral tones, and quality materials.
Designer Emily Henderson’s Simple Guide to Styling Your Home for Thanksgiving
Expert stylist Emily Henderson teaches us how to properly set the scene for a Thanksgiving feast.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kitchens
From backsplashes to built-ins, or the best knife sets to even better cooktops, these resources will help guide you on your culinary quest to a great kitchen.