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.

A Clean Slate
A Clean Slate
A few big ideas—and some careful workmanship—transform the very small kitchen of a one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment into an expansive space suited to a young professional with a...
- 10 years ago
Chef's Table
When these full-time foodies renovated their Chicago condo, getting the kitchen right meant finding the right kitchen island.
Kitchens We Love: Blogger, Cookbook Writer, and Pastry Chef David Lebovitz's Paris Kitchen
His American-style kitchen is quite a sight in the 11th arrondissement.
Kitchens We Love: Newly Minted James Beard Award Winner Nina Compton Shows Her Loft Kitchen
Kitchens We Love: Newly Minted James Beard Award Winner Nina Compton Shows Her Loft Kitchen
The chef’s personal kitchen is right upstairs from her work one in New Orleans.
- a year ago
Kitchens We Love: Trois Mec Chef Ludo Lefebvre Demonstrates How He Plies His Craft at Home
The French-born chef, TV personality, and pop-up wizard showcases his personal kitchen in Sherman Oaks, California.
Kitchens We Love: Bestselling Cookbook Author and Netflix Host Samin Nosrat Opens Her Doors
The Berkeley chef of “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat” fame shows what’s possible in a rental kitchen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 2 years ago
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
Avoid feeling overwhelmed when selecting new kitchen cabinets by focusing on these five tips.
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.
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.
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.
Top 8 Espresso Makers Under $200
Add a dash of design to your morning coffee with these stylish espresso makers.
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.
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind for an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
7 Easy Ways to Give Your Kitchen Appliances a Cosmetic Upgrade
These surface treatments can give your kitchen appliances a quick, cost-effective makeover.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...