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.

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...
A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room
Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
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.
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.
Dwell’s Top 10 Renovations of 2017
The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.
10 Best Modern Showers to Inspire Your Bathroom Renovation
Every bathroom renovation needs a starting point.
Calling All Renovation Fanatics! 10 Garage Makeovers That Will Grab Your Attention
Want to build an extra bedroom for houseguests? A home office? An art studio? A new home? There are so many exciting things you...
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 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 Clever Ways to Sneak Storage Into Your Renovation
If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.
25 Blissful Backyards
Warmer weather is on the horizon, which means barbecues and pool parties are too.
10 Dreamy Parisian Homes
Paris, also known as "The City of Light", is a breathtaking city.
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.
Slim Is in For These 10 Skinny Homes
As cities grow denser, the popularity of infill development rises.
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...