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.

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.
7 Modern Eichler Renovations in California
Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.
Modern Becomes Eclectic in This Renovated Brooklyn Townhouse
A designer couple bring work home, refashioning their home with a studied eye.
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.
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...
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping...
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
7 Modern Modular and Prefabricated Homes in the UK
Thanks to the efficiency, flexibility, and affordability that prefabricated homes can offer, they’ve continued to gain popularity...
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
7 Modern Hotels in Mexico You Have to Visit
Thinking of escaping to Mexico for a little R&R? Check in to one of these cool modern hotels and you’ll be having fun in the sun...
7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie...
A Peek Inside a New Beautiful Co-Working Space For Creatives in Brooklyn
In a former foundry that was most recently home to Vice Media, a new members-only co-working space opens up for business,...
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.
Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin
With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter Fehrentz transforms a 646-square-foot apartment in...
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
7 Colors to Use in Your Home to Create a Midcentury-Modern Look With a Twist
From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the softer, earthier shades that were popular in the 1960s, your own take on...
7 Warehouse Conversions: Turning Industrial Buildings Into Modern Commercial Spaces
When it comes to repurposing old buildings, warehouses hold tons of potential.

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