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Before & After: A Hudson Valley Farmhouse Masterfully Blends Vintage and Modern
Hendricks Churchill fine-tunes an 1860s farmhouse, balancing traditional charm with contemporary updates.
Before & After: A Gut Reno Restores Gatsby Glamour to This Art Deco Brooklyn Loft
FIG Interior Design and JAM Architecture team up to fill a lackluster unit with sweeping curves and luxe finishes that honor the building’s historic Art Deco exterior.
Before & After: A Dreary Woodland Cabin Gets a Sparkling Update for $20K
Interior designer Hope Mendes rejuvenates a dated, 700-square-foot cabin in Northern California to use as a family hideaway.
Budget Breakdown: A Lakeside Retreat Goes From Groovy to Gorgeous for $450K
Dupont Blouin updates a family getaway in Québec while preserving its ’60s flair.
Before & After: A Pitch-Perfect Remodel Strikes Harmony in a Home Atop a Violin Shop
Tsai Design fine tunes a convoluted Melbourne apartment in order to let the light in.
Before & After: A Key Layout Swap Smooths Out the Kinks of This Victorian Flat in London
An effortless mix of modern updates and historic details makes this 665-square-foot apartment feel sleek and tidy.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Polish Up Their Tucson Bungalow for $42K
While opening up the layout to capture desert light, Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush accentuate the character of their 1925 Spanish-style home.
Before & After: A Drab Midcentury Outside Seattle Gets Infused With California Surfer Vibes
A fashion designer asks Wittman Estes to revamp this 1969 Mercer Island home with her Southern California roots in mind.
6 Extraordinary Prefab Saunas With Prices Starting at $10K
From refurbished gondolas to off-grid designs, these aren’t your average hotboxes.
Before & After: A Run-Down Row House in Pennsylvania Gets Adventurous With Color
Purchased for just $59,000, a decrepit 1860 Lancaster house gets a gut renovation that’s not afraid of pattern or color.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Extraordinaire Builds the Tiny Home of Her Dreams With $12K
At 23 years old, self-taught designer Mariah Hoffman set out to craft her own 156-square-foot sanctuary.
A Cantilevered Home in Southern Chile Takes Design Cues From Lake, Trees, and Sky
In designing a family retreat in Araucanía, Aguilo + Pedraza Architects uses form and materiality to weave the home into its wondrous surroundings.
Budget Breakdown: A Steel-Clad Prefab Blends Into a Lush Forest for $665K
A steep hillside and rushing creek define a family’s prefab retreat in New Hampshire.
Before & After: A Dim, Cookie-Cutter Craftsman in Portland Now Basks in Natural Light
Local firm Beebe Skidmore was enlisted to spearhead “Operation...
8 Home Renovations Done for Less Than $300K
For these homeowners, a pretty penny was what it took to transform their ho-hum dwellings into dream homes.
This Revamped Terrace House Has a Porthole Window for the Owner’s Cat
Atlas Architects crafts a sanctuary for a librarian and her cat in Melbourne, Australia.
Before & After: A Tucson Midcentury Gets a Surgically Precise Revamp
Paring back to just the essentials, Hazelbaker Rush’s treatment of this 1941 dwelling is a lesson in restraint.
Before & After: A Portola Valley Home Draws Inspiration From Down Under
An unusual siding material enhances a modernist home with a focus on indoor/outdoor connections.
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
5 Camper, Trailer, and Bus Conversions for Less Than $30K
A tight budget, a bunch of elbow grease, and a whole lot of love transform these campers, trailers, and buses into incredible homes on wheels.
Before & After: A Brooklyn Townhouse Is Adeptly Reorganized for its Extroverted-Introvert Owner
A thoughtful new floor plan fluidly accommodates a wide range of activities, from the super social to the need to nest, in a 1,500-square-foot space.
Consider These 20 Marvelous Marble Backsplashes for Your Kitchen Renovation
Marble is sleek and sophisticated—and adding a slab is one of the easiest ways to elevate your kitchen.
5 Major Home Improvements DIY’ed for Less Than $26K
These can-do homeowners rolled up their sleeves and tackled their own renovations.
Before & After: An Atrium-Like Staircase Fills This Minimalist Chicago Duplex With Light
Carefully placed windows steep this crisp Chicago apartment in the texture of the city.
Before & After: A Family of Five Thrives in This Ingenious, 366-Square-Foot Apartment in Shanghai
Three generations live harmoniously in this teensy pad thanks to hardworking storage, flexible furniture, and a zigzagging layout.
An Affordable Addition Doubles the Amount of Floor Space in This Madrid Apartment
A new mezzanine cleverly divides the ground floor of this apartment into a double-height living area and a music studio for less than $40k.
This 484-Square-Foot Tiny House in Brazil Is as Sculptural as it Is Sustainable
Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates uses reclaimed mining waste to create a minimalist masterpiece on a spectacular site.
5 Prefab Homes That Cost Less Than $20K
These prefab homes and kit dwellings break new ground for affordable housing.
Budget Breakdown: A Muddled Parisian Pad Gets a Sleek Makeover for $117K
By capturing natural light and adding svelte, custom furniture, JCPCDR rescues a dark, dated apartment in the 4th arrondissement.
This Rentable Midcentury Jewel Glitters in California’s Largest State Park
Entrepreneur Kristen Lewis found her ideal family vacation home in Borrego Springs, a dark-sky community nestled in a 600,000-acre park.