Before & After

See side-by-side comparisons of the “before” and “after” states of renovated homes, converted warehouses, spruced-up camper vans, and more.

Before & After: A Faux Mountain Inspired by Disneyland Caps This Riotous Renovation in London
Before & After: A Faux Mountain Inspired by Disneyland Caps This Riotous Renovation in London
Architect Mat Barnes transforms his Edwardian home into a postmodern playground of pattern and color.
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Before & After: A “Higgledy-Piggledy” Beach House in Australia Becomes a Streamlined Retreat
In their renovation of a dilapidated midcentury home on the Tweed Coast, DFJ Architects showcases a monumental stone chimney.
Before & After: An Architect Upgrades a Blah Berkeley Bungalow With a Stylish Addition
By adding 450 square feet of space, architect Rudabeh Pakravan was able to completely reimagine her family’s 1926 home in West Berkeley, California.
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Sloughs Off Its Unsightly Finishes
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Sloughs Off Its Unsightly Finishes
Design studio Le Whit peels away decades’ worth of dated remodels at this 1958 residence in View Ridge.
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Before & After: A Snazzy Addition Rejuvenates a Queen Anne Victorian in Pittsburgh
A couple who love to entertain add 400 square feet to their 19th-century home, making room for a streamlined kitchen and a peppy new lounge.
Before & After: A Blissful Update Reinvents a 1960s Alexander Home in Palm Springs
Listed for $880K, the modernized post-and-beam home embodies quintessential Palm Springs style.
Before & After: Divine Details Help Streamline a Designer Couple’s L.A. Bungalow
A husband-and-wife team create a simple, understated home that inspires a sense of calm.
Before & After: A Terrace House in Melbourne Takes an Unexpected Turn
Architect Rebecca Naughtin carves out a curvaceous kitchen in her foodie clients’ heritage home.
Before & After: A Creative Couple Revive a 1950s Cabin in the Catskills
Black cedar siding gives way to bright interiors in the idyllic Highland Bungalow.
Before & After: An Enlivened DC Residence Now Channels California Cool
Once overlooked and overgrown, this 1962 home now features sunlit rooms and thoughtful outdoor spaces.
Before & After: Two Former Circus Performers Remodel Their Home Like a Refined Big Top
Before & After: Two Former Circus Performers Remodel Their Home Like a Refined Big Top
This hillside residence in Seattle tempers three-ring spectacle with the restraint of Japanese design to fix a disjointed plan.
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Before & After: A TV Writer’s Chelsea Loft Is Saved From a Hodgepodge of Outdated Remodels
Through a process of subtraction, the architects were able to highlight the penthouse’s unique elements.
Before & After: A Revived Midcentury in Wisconsin With Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings Asks $550K
Outside Milwaukee, this 1960 residence features an “upside-down” floor plan with an airy communal area upstairs.
Before & After: A Towering Library Becomes the Beating Heart of an Architect’s Home
Rafael Santa Ana unites the disjointed floors of his Vancouver residence, adding vaulted ceilings and a commanding, double-height bookshelf.
Before & After: A Washed-Up Venice Beach Shack Catches a Second Wave
Veneer Designs turns a crumbling home into a beachside paradise.
Before & After: In This Portland Tudor, an Irresistibly Quirky Kitchen Steals the Show
Osmose Design enlivens a 1930s residence with eccentric, handcrafted details.
Before & After: A Once-Stuffy Midcentury Is Refreshed With an Airy and Arty Renovation
The home of two influencers in Laurel Canyon now shines with abundant natural light, subtle texture, and sculptural accents.
Before & After: A Renovated Iowan Midcentury House Impresses With an Affordable $330K Price Point
A stripped-down interior and closed-off floor plan becomes a modern and airy home that comes complete with a custom rear deck for watching movies outdoors.
Before & After: Two Brothers List Their Swanky Midcentury Bachelor Pad for $1.6M
The 1950s L.A. residence sports a suave new look after a multiyear renovation.
Before & After: An Outdated Venice Beach Bungalow Becomes a Light-Filled Bachelor Pad
Nwankpa Design reimagines a tired coastal home while helping their forward-thinking client plan for the future.
Before & After: An Eichler Swaps a Chopped-Up Layout for Connected, Colorful Spaces
Without adding square footage, Re:modern enlivens and streamlines a jumbled 1959 Eichler in Northern California.
Before & After: A Remodel Connects an Isolated Kitchen to the Rest of a Pre-War Brooklyn Apartment
Frederick Tang Architecture makes the most of the available space to simplify and streamline a jumbled pre-war apartment.
Before & After: A Philadelphia Architect Opens Up Her Historic Row House
Lauren Thomsen’s streamlined addition to a century-old house has a contemporary palette that lets the historical details shine.
Before & After: A Time-Capsule Carriage House in San Francisco Is Gracefully Modernized
A century-old residence with a pest-infested hayloft becomes a minimalist home for a young, growing family in the Mission District.
Before & After: A Timeworn Midcentury in Connecticut Gets a Moody Makeover
Interior designer Alex Fawcett uses a light touch to spruce up Casa Yamagoya, preserving its defining features to create an evocative retreat.
Before & After: A Los Angeles Bungalow Opens to a Gorgeous Garden Oasis
Design, Bitches turns a typical Atwater Village home into a lush hideaway with a new, cedar-clad guesthouse.
Before & After: An Interior Designer Rescues a California Desert Cabin From Drab Finishes
Interior designer Natalie Myers fixes up a 1958 Yucca Valley cabin that had fallen prey to a house flipper’s uninspired renovation.
Before & After: A Classic NYC Loft Ditches Its ’90s Look for Refined Minimalism
This West Chelsea loft shines with a pared-back palette of bleached walnut and exposed brick.
Before & After: A Blighted Boarding House in Sydney Is Now an Adaptable Courtyard Home
COX Architecture’s Joe Agius reconfigures a terrace house around a verdant courtyard, drawing inspiration from Moroccan riads.
Before & After: Thoughtful Tweaks Rescue an L.A. Villa From Builder Blandness
Interior designer Sarah Zachary brings charm to every room of a 1937 home with carefully selected wallpaper, vintage finds, and functional built-ins.