“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
An Outdated Norwegian Prefab Gets a Modern Makeover
Located in the serene Snarøya peninsula of Norway, an old modular prefab receives news life, thanks to a stunning renovation.
A Hamptons Beach Retreat Gets a Scandinavian-Style Makeover
Taking cues from their style-conscious clients, Portland-based Jessica Helgerson Interior Design transforms an Amagansett home...
An 1850s Farmhouse in Iowa City Gets a Modern Makeover
A modest 1850s farmhouse gets an addition and renovation that respect the vernacular of rural Iowa while modernizing the...
Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.
Before & After: A Park Avenue Prewar Apartment Gets a Multihued Makeover
An old flat in a Carnegie Hill co-op building gets a vibrant update that maintains its prewar bones.
Before & After: A Dilapidated Midcentury in Pennsylvania Gets a Chic Makeover For $132K
A husband-and-wife duo work their magic on a tired 1950s residence, unveiling a contemporary home with midcentury influences.
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
Before & After: A Dated Florida Ranch Gets a Complete Makeover For $311K
Blending Mediterranean influences with a modern farmhouse aesthetic, Jungle Too is a thoroughly renovated ranch in Florida...
Budget Breakdown: A Denver Kitchen Gets a Beautiful IKEA Makeover For Just $7.8K
A poorly designed kitchen in a 1940s Denver home receives an affordable renovation with IKEA products and DIY touches.
Before & After: Augustine the Airstream Gets a Chic DIY Makeover
Nate and Taylor Lavender give new life to their 34-foot, 1992 Airstream Excella 1000—creating a bright, inviting tiny home.
Before & After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover
After suffering years of neglect, a historic row home breathes new life as a chic and modern residence renovated by Brentwood...
A Midcentury Cabin at California’s Sea Ranch Gets a Glowing Makeover
Originally designed by pioneering Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this 684-square-foot cabin has been lovingly restored and...
A 1950s California Ranch House Gets a Modern-Farmhouse Makeover
This remodeled and extended ranch house in Del Mar is a modern farmhouse-meets-beach shack.
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
7 Efficient Prefabs That Prove the Power of Modular Design
Resolution:4 Architecture creates astounding prefabricated homes that are tailored to their sites and the unique needs of their...
One of Melbourne's Oldest Prefab Timber Cottages Gets a Second Chance
A historic Melbourne property that was shipped over from England around the 1850s is carefully rescued and restored.
The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
Before & After: An Ancient Barcelona Apartment Gets a Colorful, Chic Makeover
After a complete renovation, a drab 700-square-foot apartment in Barcelona is now a bright and vibrant home thanks to Colombo and...