Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure. Renovations are typically either commercial or residential. Additionally, renovation can refer to making something new, or bringing something back to life and can apply in social contexts. For example, a community can be renovated if it is strengthened and revived.

Home improvement, home renovation or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home.

Remodelista

19 September 2019

  • 10 Easy Pieces: Storage Benches
    A storage bench is a true problem solver. It can be used in the entryway, at the foot of the bed, as a side table or credenza, or as a catch-all for kids’ toys and gear. Here are our 10 favorites. For more benches and problem-solving storage furniture, see our posts: 10 Easy Pieces: Modern […]
  • Domestic Science: Artisanal Home Goods from Fattobene in Italy, Now Available Stateside
    Fattobene (Italian for “well-made”) is an online shop dedicated to championing classic Italian household goods—little treasures from traditional handkerchiefs used to wrap bread to shaving brushes made of boar bristles. The platform’s founders, journalist Anna Lagorio and photographer Alex Carnevali, have curated a collection of nearly 150 products, each emblematic of Italian craftsmanship and all […]
  • Top of the Class: Vintage-Style School Chairs Are Having a Moment
    Today’s lesson: school chairs. We’ve been spotting vintage French-style wood-and-metal versions everywhere the past few years, from Paris apartments to a holiday house in the Netherlands. But when we spotted them in the interiors of It-restaurant Gertie in New York, we knew they were officially trending. Here are a few of our favorite uses of school […]
  • Steal This Look: A Clean, Well-Lighted Study by Designer C.S. Valentin
    Not only is A Colonial House in Bellport with Uncommon Style from French Designer C. S. Valentin one of my favorite house tours ever on Remodelista, but it also features one of my favorite room images ever. The picture showcases the cozy study on the second floor of his client’s classic New England house. With […]
  • Indoor-Outdoor Living in Paris: A Windowless Warehouse Converted into a Family Loft, Central Courtyard Included
    New meaning for hidden potential: when Marie and Gilles Ballard were searching for bigger quarters in Paris for their family of four, they toured possibilities of all sorts—until they came across a single-story industrial building in the 11th, “a Chinese fabrics warehouse with no windows or openings to bring in light.” It was exactly what […]

Retro Renovation

Ugly Duckling House

19 September 2019

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