Latest Articles in Renovation

Side view of the Farum house studio.

5 Modern Homes That Blend Old and New

Who says modern architecture can't coexist with the past? These five designs are living proof.
December 15, 2015
Family room with hinged tall door and bookcases

6 Garages Converted Into Useful Living Spaces

The last thing you'll find in these charming homes, studios, and getaways is a car.
December 11, 2015
Steelwood Chairs by Magis and FL/Y lamp by Kartell in dining room of Anne Sophie Goneau renovation.

House of the Week: Minimalist Triplex Renovation Sits Inside 100-Year-Old Brick Walls

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
December 11, 2015
Open plan living and dining space in Tel Aviv

Open-Plan Kitchens Ideal for Entertaining

With their clear sight lines and easy flow, these open dining areas make party planning easy.
December 10, 2015
Ipe addition in Menlo Park

An Indoor-Outdoor Renovation for a 1950s Ranch House in the Bay Area

This addition and renovation of a midcentury California ranch home is tied together with warm ipe wood.
December 10, 2015
Mondern Boston family kitchen renovation that's wheelchair accessible

How to Renovate with Accessible Design

When residents are dealing with issues of mobility, renovating with universal design practices in mind can make homes more accessible for all.
December 9, 2015
Ranch house addition in San Diego

An Eye-Catching San Diego Addition with a Curved, Two-Story Garage Door

A dramatic garage addition adds volume to this ranch-style home in Southern California.
December 9, 2015
Premier SIP construction of Berkeley cottage by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop.

A Dilapidated Garage Transformed Into a Small Modern Cottage

An architect builds a 432-square-foot dwelling behind his home.
December 8, 2015
JamesHardie Smooth Lap siding in Benjamin Moore’s “Iron Mountain” in Texas renovation by Arbib Hughey Design.

A Retired Couple Gives Their Home of Three Decades a Modern Renovation

This Austin house with views of Hill Country combines a diverse selection of wood with curving white walls and plenty of natural light.
December 7, 2015