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.

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.
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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
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.
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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
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...
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
They say the "kitchen is the heart of the home" for a reason.
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.
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal for Entertaining
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...
20 Modern Home Eat-in Kitchens
In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.
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.
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.
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.
Tired of the All-White Trend? Embrace the Dark Side With These 9 Black Kitchens
When white kitchens have become synonymous with modern homes, why not take another design route? Look to these nine black kitchens for a twist on how to make a statement in this...
8 Ways to Refresh and Personalize Your Kitchen
From updating hardware and faucets to layering colors and textures, here are some ideas to kickstart a kitchen makeover that brings the entire home to life.
5 Main Ingredients For Cooking Up a Homey Kitchen Nook
A kitchen nook can be one of the hardest working, unsung heroes of a home—and its function goes far beyond just hosting a humble breakfast.
A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone’s Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with IKEA (Appliances Too!)
IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.