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.

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.
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 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...
25 Blissful Backyards
Warmer weather is on the horizon, which means barbecues and pool parties are too.
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.
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 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
10 Modern Walk-In Closets
We're throwing open the doors and shedding some light on 10 modern walk-in closets.
10 Modern Hot Tubs
Say goodbye stress and hello to relaxation.
10 Modern San Francisco Homes
Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...
10 Modern Ways to Decorate With Flowers
Flowers often bring to mind images of charming country or Victorian homes with plenty of old-world décor.
10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium
Belgium is a beautiful country, rich with history and full of amazing architecture and design.
10 Modern Glass Homes
Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...
10 Best Modern Kitchens
More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is functional.