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.

Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
From handles and hinges to latches and catches, here's what you need to know about the different kinds of modern kitchen cabinet hardware on the market and where to find them.
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15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors all season long.
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.
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Kitchen Connoisseurs, Prepare to Fall in Love With Fisher & Paykel’s New California Showroom
Located in Costa Mesa, California—the creative center of Orange County—the showroom lets designers, architects, and homeowners explore next-level kitchen appliances.
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.
6 Simple Ways to Save on Your Kitchen Renovation
Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.
How to Choose the Right Material For Every Surface of Your Home
With a variety of surfaces built for any purpose, including facades, flooring, and countertops, Neolith provides high quality, versatile materials fit for every room of the house.
These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary
More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces, visually tidy, and give old cabinetry new life.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Kitchens We Can't Get Enough Of
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Kitchens We Can't Get Enough Of
The modern kitchen is the most hardworking, yet inviting, space in the home.
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Two Doctors on Honeymoon Come Home to a Kitchen That’s Double in Size
A modest expansion is a major improvement for a Victorian “half-house” in London.
How to Make Your Tiny Kitchen Feel Huge in 6 Easy Steps
Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.
8 Smart Gadgets to Supercharge Your Kitchen
Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8 Envy-Inducing Kitchens and Baths Posted by Our Community
We combed the site for standout kitchens and baths uploaded by users.
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.
Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms
Four designers spill their secrets for smart kitchen and bathroom design.
Before & 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dwell’s Top 10 Kitchens of 2017
These designs are cooking with gas.
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...
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...