Before & After: Just-Right Furnishings and a Few Shades of Paint Punch Up a Brooklyn Brownstone
A young family’s furniture didn’t fit in their new home, so Studio Nato designed custom cabinetry and sourced sofas, lighting,...
Before & After: A Philly Couple Dig Deep to Unearth the Beauty of a Brick Row House
Marina Barnes and Thomas Pittlik peel away wallpaper, wood paneling, fake masonry, and popcorn ceilings to reveal the bones of...
Before & After: A 1989 Airstream Is Reimagined With Marble, a Movie Screen, and Room to Move
Glickman Schlesinger Architects tore out bulky overhead cabinets, exchanged drab finishes for lighter ones, and created a modular...
Before & After: New Homeowners Join the Eichler Fan Club With Their First Remodel
A couple enlist Oakland interior design firm Decorotation to revitalize a 1956 East Bay classic by the renowned developer.
Before & After: An Olympic Gold Medalist Gives His B.C. Cottage a Triumphant Revamp
Drawing design inspiration from Denmark, rower Jake Wetzel assembles a team to take his home’s renovation over the finish line.
Before & After: A Designer Turns Her Tiny Guest Cottage Into a Lab for Big Ideas
Ginger Curtis shows that good things do come in small packages—even in Texas.
10 Modern Chicken Coops That Rule the Roost
From a sculptural hutch in Sweden to a solar-powered caravan, these henhouses are eggstraordinary.
Before & After: A Beloved Family Camper Gets a Minty Fresh Makeover
Lauren Garcia used to have sleepovers in the RV as a kid.
Before & After: A Serene Renovation Saves a Portland Midcentury From Shag Carpet and Pink Linoleum
Architect Risa Boyer collaborates with a design-minded couple to revive a 1950s home with colorful plaster and rift-sawn white...
Before & After: A Wood-Laden Lake Tahoe Cabin Gets a Dose of Scandi Cool
Innen Studio and Gallois Interiors freshen up a fusty retreat with subtle texture, Nordic furniture, and a color palette that...
Before & After: A Couple Fix Up a Dated Townhouse From 450 Miles Away
Bowerbird Architects connects remotely with clients to update a Brooklyn home at the start of the pandemic.
Budget Breakdown: A Designer Polishes Up a Lackluster Guesthouse for $54K
Avalon Rossi uses reclaimed wood, plaster built-ins, and four sets of French doors—a lucky score—to recast an 800-square-foot San...
Before & After: A Bland Brooklyn Loft Is Reborn With Savvy Millwork
Architect Leah Solk reworks every bit of ad-hoc storage to tame clutter and streamline the space.
Before & After: Post Remodel, a Creole Cottage In New Orleans Is Filled With Fresh Local Finds
A jaguar mural, bold yellow butterfly wallpaper, and a spirited collection of artwork and furnishings by local makers complete...
Before & After: A Refreshed Courtyard Helps a Townhouse in London See the Light
The home had little connection to the outdoors, so Simon Knight Architects turned the basement level’s disused yard into a...
Before & After: A Gloomy San Francisco Garage Is Retooled as a Charming English Cottage
Architect Jack Hotho and Innen Studio swap out sloping floors and exposed wires to create a bright and breezy living space.
Before & After: A Single Door Connects This San Francisco Bungalow’s Past With Its Future
“You feel like you’re walking through a time machine,” says architect Robert Edmonds.
Before & After: A Once-Dingy Colonial Style Is Now One Family’s Bright, Bold Forever Home
Taryn Mickus had a vision to transform a 1910 home in her neighborhood with new finishes, custom touches, and an open plan, and...
The Sun Shines on Every Room in This Glowing NYC Loft
Light and Air Architecture redesigns a Manhattan apartment with marvelous millwork and interior windows that allow natural light...
Before & After: Wonderful Woodwork Turns a Tiny Suite Into a Full-Fledged Apartment
BRCJ Designs upgrades a 280-square-foot guest studio in the Hollywood Hills with white oak cabinetry, terrazzo counters, and...
Before & After: A Timeworn Midcentury Home Gets a Reverent Renovation
SHED Architecture + Design preserves the character of a 1959 dwelling in Washington while streamlining the plan, enlarging the...
Before & After: A Dated Palm Springs Midcentury Is Reimagined With Fresh Finishes and Etsy Finds
Michelle Boudreau Design revamps an unremarkable home using striking tile, a slatted-wood motif, and niche designer decor.
Before & After: An Architect’s Ever-Changing Bungalow Evolves Over Seven Years
David Marlatt of DNM Architecture field tests materials and designs as he remodels his 1906 home in Sausalito.
Before & After: A Dark and Disjointed Los Angeles Cottage Sees the Light
Modus Development elevates a Highland Park dwelling with daylighting, archways, and a rooftop deck.
Before & After: A Berkeley Cottage Grows to Embrace Its Boulder-Studded Site
Sogno Design Group reimagines a small 1930s home on an unusually large lot to make room for three generations of a family.
Before & After: A Typical Suburban Home in Calgary Sloughs Off Its ’70s Hangover
Interior design firm Falken Reynolds finesses a new floor plan, opens the interiors, and applies a fresh material palette for a...
Two Designers Polish Up a Hidden Gem in the Woods of Connecticut
Stewart-Schafer founders Christine Stucker and James Veal revamp a custom 1984 home—and then turn a decrepit nearby shed into a...
My House: No Surface Is Safe From Paint—or Wallpaper—in Marita White’s Wild Seattle Home
During the pandemic, the schoolteacher harnessed the power of color to transform her early-1900s home and her life.
Before & After: A Gloomy Brooklyn Brownstone Gets Spruced Up With Splashes of Color
Frederick Tang Architecture restores an 1896 home’s historic details, but takes things a step further with exuberant accents,...
Before & After: A New York City Penthouse Gets a Dramatic Glow Up
A medley of white oak and walnut and a reorganized floor plan elevate this Upper West Side renovation by Ammor Architecture.
Before & After: Two Architects Transform Their Chicago Condo With Wonderful Woodwork
Architects Annabell Ren and Steven Karvelius take a DIY approach to outfitting their Lincoln Park home during the pandemic.
Budget Breakdown: A New Zealand Architect Builds a Passive House for His Family for $490K
Drawing on a simple material palette of plywood and corrugated metal, architect Rafe Maclean designs a certified Passive House on...
Before & After: A Muddled Midcentury Home in L.A. Gets a Showstopping Makeover
Green carpeting, begone—after a revamp by A1000xBetter, this Studio City dwelling glows with white oak detailing and a whole new...
Before & After: A Ranch-Style Home in San Jose Gets an Infusion of Caribbean Cool
To renovate the suburban California residence, interior designer Cathie Hong introduced a color palette that evokes the family’s...
The Most Shocking Before & After Renovations of 2022
From a tuned-up carriage house to a next-level flat, these top-to-bottom overhauls are the most dramatic remodels of the year.
Before & After: Twinning Homes in Melbourne Go From Ramshackle to Ravishing
Mairead Murphy of Maike Design renovates two matching houses on the same block in Brunswick East, imbuing each with its own...