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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.
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
An East Coast design-build firm shows us how it's done when it comes to chic kitchen overhauls.
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Before & After: An Outdated Bathroom Gets a Complete Makeover in Just 6 Weeks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
After stumbling upon an outdated Airstream on eBay, a couple decide to make a radical life change—and Mavis the Airstream is born.
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.