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 5 Homes of the Week With Awe-Inspiring Renovations
Rearranged home layouts, refreshed kitchens, and updated dining rooms take these modern home renovations to the next level.
5 Vital Tips For Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment
In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot,...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Amazing Outdoor Spaces
Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...
Boston Renovation Accents Minimalist White with Rich Felt Murals
In Boston’s South End, a design-savvy couple creates a clean-lined home with a textural surprise.
5 Amazing Experiential Gifts, from Zola
It’s no secret that we have a brand-crush on the wedding registry site, Zola. We even blogged about it. Luckily, they like us,...
Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
11 Amazing Australian Homes
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.
These 5 Transformations Show Why Challenging Renovations Are Worth It
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.
Boston Translation
Boston's rich history is potently infused into its dense, bustling neighborhoods, where the same brick walls that once contained...
This Modern Boston Renovation Expertly Mixes in Colorful Craft Finds
A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Discover 6 Amazing Riverside Homes
Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
Industrial Style Heaven in this Boston Loft
Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
An Amazing Home Rises From an Abandoned Ruin in China
In the remote village of Longtan in Anhui Province, China, RSAA / Büro Ziyu Zhuang transforms a ramshackle ruin into an...
Dwell Asks: Watch 5 Top Designers Answer 5 Revealing Questions
Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...
5 Marvelous Prefab Homes in Michigan
These homes in the Great Lakes State will have you reconsidering the possibilities of prefab design.