Make the most with the home you have. Modern renovations are one of the most popular design stories on Dwell. Renovation presents challenges, and smart design delivers solutions. Modern design and architecture allow old construction to meet new ideas and materials. Hire an architect or interior designer whenever possible, because professional training helps mitigate issues and yield truly beautiful spaces.

10 Modern Renovations to Homes in Spain
Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...
10 Clever Ways to Sneak Storage Into Your Renovation
If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.
10 Modern Renovations to Unique Homes in France
Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.
10 Design Tips For Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
Discover 10 Impressive Spaces With Arched Windows and Doors
Most often found in historic renovations, arched details and pathways bring a trace of the past into modern homes, while...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Backyards
Whether you have a small deck in the city or a massive pool in the suburbs, having a standout backyard can be a game changer for...
Dwell’s Top 10 Renovations of 2017
The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.
A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room
Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
10 Bright and Airy Modern Attic Renovations
If you are looking to add square footage—without a move—an attic renovation can be a fantastic solution.
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
10 Green Commercial Buildings
These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
10 Hip Wallpaper Designs
Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.
This Backyard Returns to the Wild
A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.
10 Spectacular Modern Abodes
From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.
10 Surprising Garage Transformations
Though garages have traditionally been used to hold the household vehicle or miscellaneous storage, homeowners have figured out...
Backyard Marsh in San Francisco
A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.
10 Superb Surf Shacks
The surfer subculture has evolved over the years since it burst to prominence in the '60s as a counterculture way of life.
This Week's 10 Best Houses
From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...
10 Inspiring Modern Churches
One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.