Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Bright Renovation of a 1970s Big Sur Home
Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible.
A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six
Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream...
A 1970s UFO House Gains a Glorious Renovation
A unique UFO house in Italy is saved from the chopping block thanks to an energy-efficient renovation.
An Austrian Family Embraces a Plush 1970s Home in Need of a Little Love
The Wittmann House—complete with sunken living room and indoor pool—underwent a fastidious restoration.
A Decaying 1920s Home Is Saved With a Mullet Renovation
In downtown Raleigh, a thoughtful transformation rescues a historic home from decay while adding a surprisingly modern rear...
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
This Renovated Sydney Home Feels Like a Superhero’s Secret Lair
An award-winning renovation and addition offer a pair of introverted homeowners the sanctuary they crave.
4 Smart Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value When You Renovate
During your next home renovation, choose changes that aren’t just about picking the hottest paint color; instead, add true value...
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...
An Architect Unites Three Brutalist Villas He Designed on Sardinia in the 1970s
Forty years after creating a cluster of utopic villas on Sardinia, an architect returns with a new team to create a single...
Quirky 1970s House in the English Countryside Showcases an Amazing Modern Furniture Collection
A British design pioneer transforms a 1970s bachelor pad an hour outside London into a stylish furniture laboratory.
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.
Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
A 1970s A-Frame Cabin in Big Bear Is Brought Back to Life
A dated property in the mountains of Big Bear, California, is upgraded to highlight its stunning A-frame design with some simple...
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Additional windows and open shelving help Suita House in Osaka feel airy and modern.
An Architect’s Bright and Airy Family Home Thrives Within a Brutalist Concrete Structure
At the family home of an Israeli architect, modern and light-filled interiors enliven a brutalist, raw concrete structure.
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.
Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
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.