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.

6 Flooring Options to Consider For Your Next Kitchen Renovation
6 Flooring Options to Consider For Your Next Kitchen Renovation
Let's face it: your kitchen floor probably gets the most action of any of the flooring in your house.
 - 8 months ago
6 Integrated Appliances Sure to Make Your Kitchen Super Sleek
6 Integrated Appliances Sure to Make Your Kitchen Super Sleek
If your M.O. is making your kitchen more compact and streamlined, then look no further than these clean-lined options.
 - 6 months ago
Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination
Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination
By layering different types of lighting in your kitchen, you boost not only its functionality, but also its level of warmth and comfort.
 - 6 months ago
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
 - 6 months ago
8 Envy-Inducing Kitchens and Baths Posted by Our Community
8 Envy-Inducing Kitchens and Baths Posted by Our Community
We combed the site for standout kitchens and baths uploaded by users.
 - 6 months ago
12 Electrifying Kitchens That Are Unapologetic About Color
12 Electrifying Kitchens That Are Unapologetic About Color
Eschewing neutrals for daring hues that draw the eye, these kitchens aren't for the faint of heart.
 - 7 months ago
Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms
Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms
Four designers spill their secrets for smart kitchen and bathroom design.
 - 7 months ago
Before and After: Two Game-Changing Kitchen Renovations by a Seattle Studio
Before and After: Two Game-Changing Kitchen Renovations by a Seattle Studio
SHED Architecture & Design doesn't shy away from the challenge of an extensive kitchen revamp.
 - 7 months ago
Step Aside, Subway Tile—Penny Tile Is the New Classic
Step Aside, Subway Tile—Penny Tile Is the New Classic
Both classic and graphic, penny tile is an impactful choice for the kitchen and bath, as these six examples show.
 - 9 months ago
7 Design Tips For a Chef-Worthy Kitchen
7 Design Tips For a Chef-Worthy Kitchen
If you have serious culinary chops and take pride in preparing meals that wow your family and friends, keep these tips in mind when designing or renovating your kitchen.
 - 7 months ago
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
 - 7 months ago
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
 - 8 months ago
Watch Out For These Two Kitchen and Bath Trends in 2018
Watch Out For These Two Kitchen and Bath Trends in 2018
For the rooms we agonize over most, Dwell presents a timely focus on velvety matte-black finishes and space-saving fixtures and appliances.
 - 8 months ago
Dwell’s Top 10 Kitchens of 2017
Dwell’s Top 10 Kitchens of 2017
These designs are cooking with gas.
 - 8 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Captivating Kitchens
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Captivating Kitchens
From unique pendant lighting to interesting cabinetry, how you design your kitchen can be just as admirable as what you create in it. Browse through our editor's favorite homes...
 - 9 months ago
12 Brilliant Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
12 Brilliant Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can potentially take your kitchen from average to...
 - 9 months ago
Henrybuilt’s Systems Instantly Upgrade Unused Space
Henrybuilt’s Systems Instantly Upgrade Unused Space
The flexibility of Henrybuilt’s unique system of products, combined with its specialized design service, allows for seamless architectural integration.
 - 10 months ago
5 Hidden Home Bars
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and quick clean-up.
 - a year ago
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful effect on the overall design of a kitchen.
 - a year ago
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where it's best to use each. We have you covered.
 - a year ago
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
 - a year ago
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic and practical reasons—not to mention possible...
 - a year ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
They say the "kitchen is the heart of the home" for a reason.
 - a year ago
A Breezy Midcentury Renovation in the Hollywood Hills
A Breezy Midcentury Renovation in the Hollywood Hills
For this 1957 Fickett, a closed off kitchen gets thoughtfully reimagined with the help of Dan Brunn Architecture and Bosch Home Appliances.
 - a year ago
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and family can gather to feast and spend quality time...
 - a year ago
20 Modern Home Eat-in Kitchens
20 Modern Home Eat-in Kitchens
In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.
 - a year ago
10 Best Modern Kitchens
10 Best Modern Kitchens
More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is functional.
 - a year ago
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
 - a year ago
How the Colors in Your Kitchen Affect Your Appetite
How the Colors in Your Kitchen Affect Your Appetite
The facts surrounding the psychological effects of color on mood and productivity are fairly well known.
 - a year ago
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors. This week, we are focusing on the interior of the home, specifically ways to incorporate the color black into your kitchen.
 - a year ago