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.

How to Renovate Your Kitchen Cabinets
How to Renovate Your Kitchen Cabinets
We’re sharing a few useful projects from “DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects,” a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help you update your home while saving money.
- 6 years ago
19 Ways to Use Track Lighting for a Streamlined Kitchen Design
Sleek, versatile, and customizable, track lights can add a “wow” factor to your kitchen without being overwhelming.
This Tokyo Apartment’s Kaleidoscopic Kitchen Delights With Cotton Candy Colors
This sugary sweet renovation strikes the right balance between functional and fun.
Two Experts Weigh in on the Best Way to Use Behr’s Color of the Year in Your Kitchen or Bathroom
Two Experts Weigh in on the Best Way to Use Behr’s Color of the Year in Your Kitchen or Bathroom
Back to Nature, Behr’s signature hue for 2020, offers a fresh take on the neutral trend. We asked two color and design experts how to make the most of this shade in your home.
- a year ago
Designer Rebecca Atwood Wants You to Master the Art of Using Color
Designer and best-selling author Rebecca Atwood talks with Dwell about the importance of infusing color into a home—and how it's not as intimidating as it seems.
The Top 6 Backsplash Materials to Consider for Your Kitchen Renovation
Whether it's tile, glass, stone, metal, brick, or wood, there's a wide variety of functional backsplash options out there to choose from.
6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Your Kitchen and Laundry Room Appliances Could Do
A tour of LG Signature’s chic showroom makes it clear that the company’s next-level collection of smart appliances can inject a heavy dose of convenience into your everyday life...
Three Interior Designers Discuss the Dynamics of Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash
Emily Henderson, Bobby Berk, and Katie Hodges give their expert advice on what you need to know in order to choose the perfect kitchen backsplash based on color, design, and...
10 Kitchens Dripping With Bold, Vivacious Color
Natural finishes have their merits, but there’s something to be said for outfitting the heart of your home with lively hues.
A Classic Midcentury Home in Napa Gets a Kitchen That Complements its History
Janet and Mark Hall moved into their 1,700-square-foot midcentury home in Napa knowing it would be the perfect place to unwind.
Before & After: A Remodeled Chicago Kitchen Channels the Owners’ Commitment to the Arts
Before & After: A Remodeled Chicago Kitchen Channels the Owners’ Commitment to the Arts
The couple behind Threadless eschew boring neutrals for more natural light, plants, and vibrant color in their kitchen remodel.
- 2 years ago
A Portland Pastry Chef Customizes Her Kitchen to Meet the Needs of Her Profession—and Her Family
After a thorough kitchen remodel, this midcentury ranch is finally able to shine.
10 Backsplashes That Add a Touch of Flair to the Kitchen
These backsplashes—though obviously not an afterthought—are the cherry on top of these kitchen designs.
12 Industrious (and Cute!) Kitchen Sponges to Scrub Up Your Space
It’s definitely time to replace your moldy kitchen sponge—why not try these hardworking alternatives?
Before & After: A Cramped Victorian in London Lightens Up With a Double-Height Renovation
A narrow, mid-terrace house in Brook Green now enjoys a lustrous, double-height kitchen and dining room.
An Australian Kitchen Is Reimagined With Sleek Black Appliances
An Edwardian-style home in Australia breaks down conventional stereotypes to blend contemporary functionality with traditional design cues.
Before and After: A Victorian Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look With a Smart IKEA Hack
The couple behind Mix Design Collective open up a cramped kitchen that was so last century—literally.
6 Best-Performing Kitchen Appliance Packages for Every Budget
Whatever budget you’re working with for your kitchen renovation, here are the best appliance suites that combine style and performance.
Our Top Picks From IKEA’s Massive Summer Kitchen Sale
From now until July 28, IKEA is chopping 10% off all kitchen products—including the kitchen sink.
Get a Designer Kitchen on an IKEA Budget With Reform’s New Fronts and Tops
Muller Van Severen, Studio David Thulstrup, and Note Design Studio lend their talents to create captivating new cabinet fronts and countertops for your IKEA kitchen.
Chopped Host Ted Allen Imagines His Dream Kitchen For the Ultimate Summer Dinner Party
The Emmy Award-winner shares tips on hosting friends and family, and shares his vision for designing the ultimate dream kitchen for entertaining.
Enamelware Is Having a Moment: Here Are 11 Pieces You Should Add to Your Kitchen
Campfire, picnic, or dinner party? Enamelware does it all with class.
Make Meal Prep a Breeze With These Incredible Kitchen Cleaning Products
Spruce up your kitchen with these space-saving organizers, eco-friendly cleaning supplies, and more.
10 Chef-Approved Knife Sets That Are a Cut Above the Rest
Ask any chef—well-weighted, sturdy knives are a game changer in the kitchen.
14 Affordable Tiles to Amp Up Your Kitchen Renovation
Rock your kitchen renovation with these on-trend and on-budget tile options.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sleek Black Kitchens
These modern kitchens adhere to the mantra, “black is the new black.” Glean some renovation inspiration from the homes that caught our editor's eye this week.
Skype Lets a Family Renovate Their Kitchen 3,700 Miles Away
An Australian family living in Singapore plans a homecoming renovation, one Skype chat at a time.
Chopped Host Ted Allen Blends Style and Efficiency in His Home Kitchen
The American author and television personality takes us inside his personal kitchen, and reveals his top tips for everyday cooking and entertaining, including the dish he’s still...
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 their home's renovation.
11 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage
Turn your kitchen scraps into green gold with these sleek, stylish, and affordable composting bins.