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 Light-Catching Glass Box Brightens Up a Tribeca Loft
Before & After: A Light-Catching Glass Box Brightens Up a Tribeca Loft
Interior designer Nina Blair blends Ghanaian and Scandinavian influences in her family’s Tribeca apartment.
Before & After: A Disjointed Cape Cod Home Is Streamlined and Synced to Its Site
Monte French Design Studio brings much-needed sleeping space to a vacation getaway with a tower addition bridged by an elevated glass hallway.
Before & After: A Dilapidated Dormitory in Taipei Is Transformed Into a Lush Family Home
JC Architecture turns a Japanese university staff dormitory into a “Living Lab” made from 70% recycled materials.
Before & After: A Partitioned Bed-and-Breakfast in Sydney Is Now a Gracefully Unified Home
Before & After: A Partitioned Bed-and-Breakfast in Sydney Is Now a Gracefully Unified Home
Carter Williamson turns a disjointed terrace house into a soothing residence full of soft colors and curves.
Before & After: An Art Deco Apartment in Mumbai Becomes a Couple’s Creative Headquarters
Mumbai- and Tokyo-based architect Katsushi Goto creates a flexible live/work space for himself and his partner, artist Vishwa Shroff.
Before & After: A Chicago Queen Anne Recovers From a Misguided 1960s Remodel
A talented team balances historic and modern elements in an 1885 Queen Anne that had been sabotaged in the ’60s.
Before & After: A Designer Mixes Asian and American Influences in Her Family’s San Francisco Kitchen
Donald Judd and Japanese shoji screens inspired designer Amy Kwok’s renovated kitchen in Noe Valley.
Before & After: Another A. Quincy Jones Eichler Is Returned to its Former Glory in Oakland
A designer couple restored and are now ready to part ways with this midcentury home for $1.55M.
Before & After: An Eco-Friendly Family’s 400-Square-Foot Cottage Teems With Plant Life
A young couple, their son, and two rescue beagles model a grounded lifestyle from their Venice, California, tiny home.
Before & After: An Art Nouveau Carriage House Is Reborn as a Luxe Barcelona Loft
Architect Kirsten Schwalgien converts the former stable of a famed Catalan modernist building into a contemporary loft.
Before & After: A Thoughtful Kitchen Remodel Balances Flourish and Function in a Portland Victorian
Before & After: A Thoughtful Kitchen Remodel Balances Flourish and Function in a Portland Victorian
Dyer Studio reshapes a kitchen and mudroom in a 1902 Victorian home in Portland, while keeping its pedigreed character intact.
Before & After: A 1974 Airstream Renovation Radiates Modern Mountain Cabin Vibes
In just four months, Colorado Caravan transforms a 1974 Airstream Overlander into an airy “home away from home” for a family of five.
Before & After: A Mixed-Up Montauk Beach House Gets a Sleek New Look
Brooklyn-based Descience Lab converts a “shabby-chic” beach house in the Hamptons into a timeless retreat.
Before & After: A Grand Rapids Kitchen Goes From Dark and Woody to White and Bright
Sarah Sherman Samuel transforms an all-wood kitchen into a designer’s sanctuary filled with standout cabinetry, metal accents, and the perfect amount of warmth.
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 Neglected 1960s Ranch-Style Home Gets a Sunny Outdoor Connection
From the front door to the backyard, Abbie Naber of a.NABER Design left no space behind in the dramatic overhaul of her derelict midcentury in Southern California.
Before & After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover
After suffering years of neglect, a historic row home breathes new life as a chic and modern residence renovated by Brentwood Builders.
Before & After: A 1950s Midcentury Abode Gets a Gorgeous Upgrade
Risa Boyer Architecture's complete remodel of a Portland midcentury unlocks the home's grand potential.
Before & After: An Architect Takes Steps to Create His Dream Home in Brooklyn
After spending much of his life waiting to renovate a historic row house, Brooklyn–based architect Shane Neufeld finally finds one to revamp for himself.
Before & After: An Outdated ’80s Loft Is Rescued From a Flashy Color Palette
Brooklyn-based firm Isaac-Rae reimagines every inch of this 3,100-square-foot space, infusing an “un-fussy” aesthetic throughout.
Before & After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
An Oregon couple taps His Builders to convert their kitchen into the "modern, simple, Scandinavian-inspired" space of their dreams.
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...