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This Meticulously Restored Eichler in the Bay Area Could Be Yours for $1.25M
Designed by architect Claude Oakland in 1963, the model home in Concord, California, features a classic pitched roof and a...
Hide and Sleep
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small...
A Family’s Loft in Poland Gets a Minimalist Renovation That’s Both Elegant and Functional
A comprehensive interior renovation by Loft Kolasiński transforms a 1930s-era family home in Szczecin, Poland, into a...
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
A Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
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.
This Historic Melbourne Home Hides a Curvaceous Dreamscape Within its Walls
An Edwardian residence in Melbourne is updated, enlarged, and reimagined with a circular poolside pavilion.
This Chic Chalet Harmonizes With Quebec’s Lush Forests
Built for approximately $227,000, this modern chalet cuts a timeless silhouette in the leafy, remote woods of Canada.
7 Incredible Modern Homes by Canadian Architect Paul Bernier
Montreal-based architect Paul Bernier has been creating stunning homes in both rural and urban areas of Quebec for almost two...
This “Well-Behaved” Home Hides an Ocean of Blue Behind its Doors
Behind a subdued exterior, a San Francisco townhouse designed by OPA expresses its wild side.
10 Renovations Featuring Sensational Kitchens
These spectacular transformations bring the heat.
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
A Pair of English Barns Hide Unabashedly Bold and Budget-Friendly Minimalist Interiors
Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for...
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
A Marvelous Midcentury With a Bright Blue Door Hits the Market For $1.15M
This low-slung midcentury home integrates into its forested surroundings in the Pacific Northwest.
An Undulating, Matte Black Home Hides a Secret Garden Within Its Walls
Wood Marsh Architecture brings a sculptural aesthetic to a holiday escape in Melbourne, Australia.
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
Blue in the Facade
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...
In the Hudson Valley, a Minimalist Fence Artfully Contrasts a Renovated Farmhouse
Architect Winka Dubbeldam taps into her days as a sculpture student to create a barrier-breaking wooden partition.
How to Add a Modern Twist to Any Kitchen Style
It doesn’t always take a full-scale renovation to make a classic kitchen feel more modern.
A Cozy Aussie Cottage Hides a Sleek Renovation Behind a Heritage Facade
A modest weatherboard house receives a playful update to accommodate a family of five in Sydney.
This Meticulously Crafted Concrete Home is a Minimalist’s Dream
Perched on Melbourne’s bayside beachfront, this family home by Rachcoff Vella Architecture celebrates a robust and raw material...
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.
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
This Melbourne Mullet Renovation Is a Mood—and It Starts in the Kitchen
On a double lot in the Carlton neighborhood of Melbourne, a family of foodies cook up their dream home.
A Pair of Designers Renovate Their Brooklyn Brownstone With a Bright Monochromatic Palette
With a monochromatic makeover, a pair of designers revive a common Brooklyn brownstone apartment.
This May Be the Most Ecologically Ambitious Home Renovation on the Planet
On Bainbridge Island, off the Washington coast, Charlie Hellstern Interior Design and The Miller Hull Partnership create the...
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
In Berlin, an Auto Repair Shop Becomes a High-Performance Home for a Painter and Her Family
Playing into the space’s raw, industrial character, Studio Karhard creates a loftlike dwelling with bohemian flair.
An 11-Year Renovation Helps a Couple Grow Simpatico With the Original Homeowner’s Quirky Vision
An inspired, if poorly constructed, Los Angeles home gets a proper retrofit that preserves its many idiosyncrasies.
A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and using a lighter color palette, Mowery Marsh Architects give this historic home a...
Before & After: A Country Home Blossoms in the Ruins of an Old Stone Barn
Type rehabs a rundown stone structure into an elegant dwelling—and then sets about rewilding its site in the English countryside.
A Major Restoration Updated This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien...
Outside Paris, a 19th-Century House Conceals a Minimalist Tableau Rich With Color
In a nature preserve, two creative directors design a colorful country home.
A Minimalist Bungalow in Miami Welcomes a Sleek New Addition
In South Miami, a thoughtful revamp and extension embraces the outdoors on an intimate scale.

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