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.

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Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
Products We Love: The Campaign Chair
Watch us assemble the direct-to-consumer startup’s chair.
Products We Love: Snake Blocks
Watch us try out an old-school plastic toy that's been reinvented in tactile wood.
10 Unbeatable Brownstone Renovations in Brooklyn
Balancing historic details with modern updates, these renovated Brooklyn brownstones are the stuff of dreams.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
Editor's Letter: 5 Extraordinary Interiors We Love
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.
23 Charming Outdoor Coffee Tables We Love
Enjoy your morning cuppa en plein air.
Shops We Love: Boerum House and Home, Brooklyn
Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.
10 Modern Cribs We Love for Every Nursery
These sweet cribs and bassinets are the perfect centerpieces for your bundle of joy’s new space.
20 A-Frame Homes We Love
A-frame homes have an iconic appearance that has stood the test of time—and they continue to capture the imagination today.
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, RIBA award-winning architect Piers Taylor focuses more on light and space...
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...
We Love These 11 Show-Stopping Modern Wardrobes
Almost as important as the clothes you buy is how you store them.
12 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000
Get a great night’s sleep with these über-comfy mattresses, all priced at less than $1,000 for a queen.
This Vibrant Singapore Apartment Is a Love Letter to Wes Anderson
Interior designer Ponnie Tan of EightyTwo infuses a Singapore apartment with a striking play of tones, forms, and graphics.
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
“The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the...
6 Modern Modular Homes We Love in Colorado
From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.
10 Jean Nouvel Buildings We Love
French Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel is credited by the New York Times in a profile piece as "exceptionally good...
12 Renzo Piano Buildings We Love
Regularly cited as the father of "high-tech" buildings, Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano's designs showcase...
6 Modern Midwest Prefab Homes We Love
Don’t fly over these compact but cool prefabs in the American Heartland.
17 Arne Jacobsen Designs We Love
We’re celebrating the birthday of the iconic designer and architect by looking back at some of his best work.
Instagram We Love: Modern-Rustic Goals
This cozy yet minimal home is filled to its high ceilings with ceramics, fresh bread, and lots of coffee.
10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love
We pay homage to renowned architect I.M. Pei, who recently passed away at the age of 102.
15 Products Designed by Naoto Fukasawa That We Love
With an eye for divining the essence of objects, Naoto Fukasawa has emerged as one of Japan’s most influential designers.
5 Kitchen Renovations Done for Less Than $100K
Kitchen renovations can be daunting, but here’s some expert inspiration to get you going.
Products We Love: The Mag Coffee Table
Ali Sandifer’s coffee table conceals books and magazines.
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.
Two Renovated Carriage Houses in Brooklyn Hit the Market
Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive renovates a 1980s loft in a former paper factory.
A Radiant Renovation Brightens Up a Dark Brooklyn Brownstone
VonDalwig Architecture fills a lower-level Brooklyn residence with light and garden views.
Products We Love: Misen Chef’s Knife
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Top 5 Jaw-Dropping Home Renovations of the Week
The best renovations restore homes without sacrificing their original essence.

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