Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover
In Cardiff by the Sea, a client's love of yoga shines through in her redesigned home.
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 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 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...
Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.
Midcentury Mashup: A 1950s Ranch House in Chicago Gets a Palm Springs-Style Butterfly Roof
A couple budgets carefully while renovating a split-level house on Chicago’s Near North Side.
Before & After: A Neglected 1960s Ranch-Style Home Gets a Sunny Outdoor Connection
From the front door to the backyard, Abbie Naber of
Design left no space behind in the dramatic overhaul of her derelict...
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
11 Ranch-Style Homes That Update the Western Classic
As one of America’s most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May Is Listed For $720K
With four outdoor living spaces, this prefab Cliff May abode is perfect for large-scale entertaining.
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...
A New Jersey Neighborhood Gets a Gorgeous Passive House
With a client wish-list including ample natural light, high ceilings, outdoor connection, and peak energy efficiency, Mowery...
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.
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.
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.
A Claustrophobic London Mews House Gets a Smart Redesign
In North London, a small mews house suffering from lack of light gains a bright refresh with space-saving features.
A Southern California Midcentury Gets a Serene, Japanese-Inspired Treatment
Lucas Design Associates and Graham Architecture renovate a 1961 midcentury in Laguna Beach, imbuing it with a rich, layered...
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.
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...