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 1954 Midcentury in Portland Is Stunningly Revived
Before & After: A 1954 Midcentury in Portland Is Stunningly Revived
Penny Black Interiors deftly updates the midcentury Humphrey House in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, gorgeous tile, and wallpaper galore.
- 3 years ago
Before & After: An Old Japanese Farmhouse Gets a Modern Facelift
Once tied to a rice plantation, the renovated Shimotoyama House in Japan becomes a bright family home thanks to ALTS Design Office.
Before & After: A Century-Old Row House in Montreal Gets a Glorious Renovation
After suffering years of neglect, the historic Maison Clark home is brought back to life by architecture firm la SHED with a fresh new look to match its vibrant, hip neighborhood.
Before & After: Two Masterful Kitchen Renovations by Case Design
Before & After: Two Masterful Kitchen Renovations by Case Design
An East Coast design-build firm shows us how it's done when it comes to chic kitchen overhauls.
- 3 years ago
Before & After: A DIY Couple Tackle Their 1915 Craftsman in San Diego
Since 2015, when Ashley and Ross Goldman bought a Craftsman-style bungalow in their hometown of San Diego, California, they've worked diligently to turn it into a warm, stylish,...
Before & After: A 1950s Midcentury Gem in Seattle Is Revamped Into a Modern Stunner
In Seattle, SHED Architecture & Design infuses a historic midcentury with modern vibes without compromising the home's unique design.
Before & After: An Outdated Bathroom Gets a Complete Makeover in Just 6 Weeks
Breanna Bertolini of blog Brepurposed mixes vintage and modern elements in this bright, stylish bathroom renovation as part of the One Room Challenge.
Before & After: A Rundown Bodega in Chicago Is Reimagined Into a Vibrant Live/Work Space
Moss Design redevelops a deserted corner store into Logan Certified—a furniture and art gallery, showroom, apartment, and office space—for a newly expanded architecture and design...
Before & After: A Renovated Artist's Studio Is Now an Airy, Efficient Home
In Paris, a painter's granddaughter turns to Atelier Wilda to transform a 484-square-foot studio into a minimalist family home that abounds with smart storage and integrated...
Before & After: A Midcentury Lakeside Home Receives a Stunning New Look
An old home in Lake Oswego, Oregon, receives a modern makeover from MOA Architecture, while keeping its midcentury charm intact.
Before & After: A Couple Revamp an Old Airstream Into a Charming Workspace and Home
Before & After: A Couple Revamp an Old Airstream Into a Charming Workspace and Home
After stumbling upon an outdated Airstream on eBay, a couple decide to make a radical life change—and Mavis the Airstream is born.
- 3 years ago
Before & After: A Cramped Home in Mexico Gets a Drastic Makeover on a Tight Budget
Three companies donated materials to Merida-based Dosa Studio to help create the bright, airy family home Casa Palmas on a densely built-up site in Texcoco.
Before & After: An Ancient Barcelona Apartment Gets a Colorful, Chic Makeover
After a complete renovation, a drab 700-square-foot apartment in Barcelona is now a bright and vibrant home thanks to Colombo and Serboli Architecture.
Before & After: An A-Frame Cabin Boasts Serious Scandinavian Vibes
After a deliberate makeover by the builder's granddaughter, A-Frame Haus in Utah is welcoming new guests.
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.
Before & After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
The couple behind The Arrow Anglers revamp an outdated Everest travel trailer on a tight budget, infusing modern amenities and farmhouse-inspired vibes.
Before & After: A Dated Hamptons Home Is Now a Luminous Retreat
Brooklyn–based practice Isaac-Rae reimagines an outdated beach house in as a modern year-round second home for a family of four.
Before & After: A Rundown Cabin Is Reborn as a Chic Residence and Retreat
The Drifter Way House in Canada is transformed into a modern home with two additional rental units by Stark Architecture.
Before & After: A Streamlined Apartment in Italy Boasts Tons of Custom Furniture
Using a restrained color and material palette, Gosplan Architects transforms an old home in Genova into a bright, functional flat called Into the Woods.
Before & After: A 19th-Century Brooklyn Brownstone Is Saved From Utter Disrepair
Following a meticulous restoration and gut renovation by Frances Mildred, an elegantly revamped Park Slope townhouse hits the market for $4,495,000.
Before & After: A Car Shop in San Francisco Is Reborn as an Artist’s Loft, Gallery, and Studio
The SOMA Residence by Dumican Mosey Architects showcases a wide array of art—including a Fiat mounted upside down from the ceiling.
Before & After: A Humdrum Home in Brooklyn Receives a Stylish Revamp
A generic Brooklyn brownstone is transformed into a bright and spacious home—idyllic for entertaining kids and adults alike.
Before & After: A Little Flat in Ukraine Gets a Modern Upgrade
Local architects optimize the 376-square-foot space to still allow the tiny home to celebrate its remarkable past.
Before & After: Bold Wallpaper Brings Dreamy Vibes to a Dated Airstream
Beautifully executed finishes and varied textures turn a tired 1960s Airstream into a vibrant home—lovingly nicknamed Marjorie.
Before & After: An Old Equipment Room Is Reborn as a Modern Penthouse
With 20-foot ceilings and full-height windows, this former Ukrainian equipment space breathes new life as an elegant, modern abode.
Before & After: A Dull RV Becomes a Cheerful Abode in Just 21 Days
An Australian couple and their three-year-old son prepare for life on the road in Canada.
A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury dwelling in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
36 Stunning “Before & After” Modern Home Renovations
Whether they suffered from outdated amenities, a convoluted floor plan, or were just plain crumbling down, these modern home remodels are unrecognizable from their sordid pasts.
Before & After: A Nashville Midcentury Now Gleams With Natural Light
Renovated for the first time since it was built in 1955, a Nashville home is updated to meet modern demands while staying true to its midcentury bones.
Before & After: A 1930s Church in Melbourne Gets a Dramatic Conversion
Doherty Design Studio carefully transforms a brick church with a history of overlapping renovations into an inviting home for a family of five.