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Before & After: A Couple Give a Treasured Family Home a Fresh Start—Furniture and All
Before & After: A Couple Give a Treasured Family Home a Fresh Start—Furniture and All
In São Paulo, architect Alexandre Skaff restores fixtures and furniture while updating a midcentury home that once belonged to his husband’s grandmother.
This Revamped Seattle Midcentury Is a “Riff on the Original Melody”
Cast Architecture tunes up a 1955 home’s finishes and flow while allowing its classic details to sing.
A Retired Couple’s Hillside Home Is an Ode to Laid-Back Coastal Living
On Australia’s Coal Coast, Bokey Grant Architects creates a crisp, white dwelling that emphasizes ocean views and indoor/outdoor flow.
Before & After: A Rural Home on the California Coast Exudes Simplicity in Materials and Mindset
Before & After: A Rural Home on the California Coast Exudes Simplicity in Materials and Mindset
A new addition makes it possible for kids to have their own space, while still being close to their parents.
A Prefab Tiny House Springs Up on a Fairytale Site in the Bavarian Alps
Designed by Manta North, the 516-square-foot residence is situated on an organic farm near the intersection of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Before & After: A Brick Hayloft in England Gets a Breakthrough Renovation
Simon Knight Architects turns a historic building into a contemporary family home by sprucing up its exterior and rejiggering the ground floor.
Before & After: A Tumbledown Carriage House Is Revived as a Vibrant Space for Entertaining
Architect Colleen Healey creates a colorful and spacious home for a design-savvy family who likes to host.
11 Tiny Prefab Cabins Pop Up in the Woods of Portugal
Summary harnesses the power of prefabrication to create a set of compact homes on a breathtaking site.
A Black Cabin Designed Like a Camera Frames the New England Countryside
Through a viewfinder-esque front door is a wall of windows that capture wooded Vermont surroundings.
Before & After: The Tide Turns for a Washed-Up Coastal Home Near Vancouver
A thoughtful renovation by Andrea McLean Studio gives new life to a dilapidated house in White Rock, British Columbia.
Before & After: A Single Door Connects This San Francisco Bungalow’s Past With Its Future
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: Fresh Finishes Bring a Bay Area Eichler Into the Future
Gast Architects revamps a classic California home that hadn’t been updated since it was originally built in 1956.
Storage Solutions and Sumptuous Materials Combine in This Beautifully Renovated East London Home
Studio Hagen Hall added a rooftop suite and finished each level with a blend of timber, clay, concrete, and green quartzite.
A Family of Four Joins Hands to Build Two Tiny Homes in Washington
Upon relocating to the Methow Valley, a family finds their compact cabin to be a little too cozy—so they roll up their sleeves and break ground.
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 her husband, architect Ben Mickus, executed.
A Designer Peels Back Layers of Linoleum and Shag Carpet to Rescue a ’60s A-Frame
Holly Snow Hollenbeck’s Donner Lake cabin makes the grade with swervy furniture, clever built-ins, and terrazzo galore.
An Australian Family’s Farmhouse Reflects the Splendor of Its Surroundings
A young couple seek to maximize livability and sustainability amidst the rolling hills and vineyards of the Piccadilly Valley.
A Young Couple Enliven a Viennese Apartment With Vivid Tile and Clever Cabinetry
It was no small feat to hoist 6,000 pounds of zellige into this rooftop home—but the result was worth the lift.
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 to filter from front to back.
Three Magical Tiny Cabins Take Root in a Maine Forest
Bouffard & Bowick draw inspiration from traditional boatbuilders to create a set of rentable retreats in the coastal town of Sedgwick.
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 full-sized amenities.
Before & After: Raw and Refined Materials Bring Harmony to a Jumbled California Home
Colossus Mfg. revives the living areas and backyard of a Sacramento residence with contrasting colors and materials.
A Creative Couple’s Long Island Beach House “Bubbles” With Life
Clad in cypress and charged with color, the North Fork getaway of author Julie Satow and editor Stuart Elliott is something to write home about.
An Improved Veranda and Shades of Green Makes This Queenslander Cottage a Subtropical Dream
To suit a multigenerational family, Brisbane firm Arcke built an apartment below the residence and connected them with a Japanese-inspired indoor/outdoor space.
A Seattle Inventor’s Home Does Double Duty as a Working Laboratory
Designed by Olson Kundig, this experimental residence is a testament to teamwork, sustainability, and a willingness to tinker with the unexpected.
Before & After: Chunky Terrazzo Sings in a Music Industry Couple’s Midcentury Home
Hub of the House Studio remixes a Burbank dwelling’s dated kitchen and bathrooms with color, texture, and pitch-perfect storage.
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 kitchen, and building out a kids’...
This Renovated ’70s Home in Sydney Is a Glowing Backdrop for a Couple’s Art and Furniture Collection
Studio Prineas punches up a suburban home with built-ins, skylights, and design moments that frame the owners’ prized possessions.
A Family’s Matte Black A-Frame Becomes More Than a Weekend Getaway
This striking, 1,800-square-foot cabin in the Catskills is a study in contrast.
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.