A Variety of Finishes Add Textural Intrigue to This Renovated Russian Apartment
This Saint Petersburg apartment is an exquisite celebration of texture and color.
Old-World Charm Meets Modern Finishes in These 6 Parisian Apartments
What could be more Parisian than a chic apartment or flat that combines original crown molding, contemporary furniture, and...
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Sloughs Off Its Unsightly Finishes
Design studio Le Whit peels away decades’ worth of dated remodels at this 1958 residence in View Ridge.
A Tiny Russian Apartment Packs a Punch With Pops of Color and Surprising Textural Finishes
Unnamed Studio revives a 495-square-foot apartment in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, with a frosted-glass “box” to distinguish the public...
Before & After: Fresh Finishes Bring a Bay Area Eichler Into the Future
Gast Architects revamps a classic California home that hadn’t been updated since it was originally built in 1956.
Handmade Clay Tile Puts the Finishing Touch on a Family Home Outside London
Oliver Leech Architects designs an extension with a hipped roof and combines gray tile and timber for the cladding.
An Unloved Farmhouse in Southern Spain Is Revived With Off-White Finishes and Earthy Tile
FORarquitectura gives a rural residence a fresh start with materials that connect it to the agrarian landscape.
A Reimagined English Tudor With Moody Marble Finishes Seeks $4.6M in L.A.
Recently updated by designer Jordan Bakva, the 1930s Los Feliz home features arched openings, antique fixtures, and hand-painted...
Before & After: An Interior Designer Rescues a California Desert Cabin From Drab Finishes
Interior designer Natalie Myers fixes up a 1958 Yucca Valley cabin that had fallen prey to a house flipper’s uninspired...
Before & After: A Dated Palm Springs Midcentury Is Reimagined With Fresh Finishes and Etsy Finds
Michelle Boudreau Design revamps an unremarkable home using striking tile, a slatted-wood motif, and niche designer decor.
I’ll Never Make Another Decor Decision Without a Mood Board
I always doubted whether the design planning approach was actually helpful, but now that I’ve found the right platform, I’m a...
My Exasperating Odyssey to Find the Perfect (Not Gray) Couch(es)
A colorful sofa at a reasonable price point is hard to find—but I did. Now on to the next one…
lamesadevenn: From Start to Finish
In this series, trace the evolution of lamesadevenn, an international collaborative of architects, product designers and...
An Art-Filled Napa Valley Home Pushes the Envelope for Prefab Design
A Bay Area family buids a weekend hideaway replete with custom finishes.
“Bossy Marble” Meets Memphis Verve in This Sculptural Toronto Home
Odami revives a 1930s residence with crisp finishes and curvaceous forms.
A Monochromatic Palette Unifies Old and New in This Ukrainian Bachelor Pad
Period elements combine with contemporary finishings in this old-meets-new renovation.
8 Egg-Shaped Buildings That Can’t Be Beat
Omelette you finish, but these are the best egg-shaped buildings of all time.
The Dot House Is a Prefab Tiny Home With Spot-On Finishes
A London firm leverages digital fabrication to deliver a modular backyard dwelling with flexible pegboard shelving.
Dwell and Dan Brunn Architecture Unveil Bridge House as Construction Wraps in Los Angeles
With finishing touches complete, the stream-straddling design makes its debut in L.A.
This Minimalist Home in Maine Channels the Spirit of a Scandinavian Cottage
The home’s trio of streamlined gables shows off its crisp wood finishes.
An Updated Midcentury in Washington, DC Lists For $2.7M
This recently renovated midcentury home is bright, open, and full of high-end finishes.
This Crisp Spanish Dwelling Makes Use of Every Nook and Cranny
Clean white finishes abut beech wood walls in this rejuvenated home in Petrer.
11 Trendy Home Accessories for the Terrazzo Aficionado
The speckled finish is having a major moment—here’s how to bring it into your home.
The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools
A Renovation Turns a Once-Abandoned Barcelona Building Into an Airy Home
The design team combined a Japanese sensibility and Spanish details with pine finishes and a red tile floor.
An Architect’s Dream Kitchen Channels SoCal’s Laid-Back Vibes With a Fusion of Homey Materials
Eric Olsen layered lustrous finishes with warm wood surfaces to create an inviting space for friends and family.
An ’80s Beach House in Australia Goes From “Blah” to Beautiful
Figureground Architecture expands and reconfigures a defunct beach house in Sorrento, weaving together a medley of wood finishes.
A Wall of Books Puts the Finishing Touch on This Rough-Hewn Backyard Home in Austin
The double-height space is made of cinder blocks, steel, and timber, and has exposed HVAC and electrical conduits.
Humble Materials Get an Elevated Treatment in a ’70s-Inspired Home in Cape Town
For his longtime friends, architect Michael Lumby works magic by investing in craftsmanship over expensive finishing and...
Who Wore it Best? Two Remote Cabins Are Clad in Shou Sugi Ban
The Japanese technique of preserving and antiquing wood makes for a bold finish—especially against the palette of the great...
Before & After: A Sparkling Kitchen-and-Bath Renovation Elevates a San Diego Home
By preserving the rooms’ original footprints but seriously upgrading fixtures and finishes, Solstice Interiors creates an...
Before & After: Bold Wallpaper Brings Dreamy Vibes to a Dated Airstream
Beautifully executed finishes and varied textures turn a tired 1960s Airstream into a vibrant home—lovingly nicknamed Marjorie.
Before & After: A Disjointed Loft in Brooklyn Now Luxuriates in the View
Previously suffering from a choppy floor plan, this newly aligned loft in Dumbo marries spectacular views with sensuous finishes.
This Black Prefab Cabin in Uruguay “Melts” Into the Woods
The modular design by iHouse is clad with sustainably sourced wood in a black finish, making it at home with the forest in more...
Before & After: A Remodel Drags This Italian Apartment Out of the ’60s
In Brescia, Italy, an apartment’s outdated floor plan and worn finishes are exchanged for a streamlined layout and artisanal...
10 Kitchens Dripping With Bold, Vivacious Color
Natural finishes have their merits, but there’s something to be said for outfitting the heart of your home with lively hues.

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