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 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Editor's Picks: 5 Modern Homes Across America
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.
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.
An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms
Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...
Micro-Dwellings Across America
From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...
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 Tiny Homes in Rural America
Beautiful things can come in small packages.
Modern Across America: Cincinnati, Ohio
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
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...
Modern Across America: Charleston, South Carolina
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Dean’s List Dorms Across America
The factory-line model is out for student housing; in its place, thoughtful solutions for community living engender enthusiasm...
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.