Rental Revamp

Just because you’re renting your home doesn’t mean you can’t customize your space. These inspiring projects show how tenants have refreshed and curated their rentals to suit their lifestyles—including cost-saving DIY hacks, interior design tips, and landlord-friendly upgrades.

Rental Revamp: A Brooklyn Designer Proves That 88 Square Feet Don’t Have to Feel Small
Rental Revamp: A Brooklyn Designer Proves That 88 Square Feet Don’t Have to Feel Small
Joshua Skirtich’s pegboard wall and pulley-system closet serve as clutter control in his Bushwick live/work space.
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Rental Revamp: A Brazilian Architect Enlivens Her Austin Apartment With Boho-Chic Flair
Guta Louro’s colorful home is full of furniture and artworks that highlight her journey from Brazil to New York, and now Texas.
Rental Revamp: A Comedian’s L.A. Digs Get a Plush, Boudoir Treatment
Punchy colors and playful textures up the glamour in writer Mamrie Hart’s bungalow.
Rental Revamp: An Interior Stylist Revives Her Old L.A. Loft With Vintage Finds and DIY Projects
Rental Revamp: An Interior Stylist Revives Her Old L.A. Loft With Vintage Finds and DIY Projects
Bronte Athearn and her musician partner transform an empty warehouse loft into their first shared apartment using secondhand furniture and custom solutions, including a...
Rental Revamp: A Brooklyn Ceramicist Infuses a Timeworn Apartment With Her Signature Style
Recreation Center founder Josephine Heilpern transforms her run-down Crown Heights apartment into a cheerful space with an emphasis on functionality and pops of primary color.
Rental Revamp: An Architect Couple Reimagine a Dated Queens Apartment for Just $5K
Using found materials and DIY know-how, Jordan Meerdink and Shalini Amin create a polished home that emphasizes their African roots.