Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure.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.


08 March 2021

  • Hotel Hakuba: The Ultimate in Japandi
    Located in a village near Nagano, the site of the 1998 Winter Olympics, Hotel Hakuba is a ski lodge from Onecollection founders Ivan Hansen and Hans Henrik merging Japanese architecture with midcentury Scandinavian design. A bit of history: In 2000, Hansen and Henrik acquired the rights to produce the designs of Danish midcentury icon Finn Juhl. “Since part […]
  • Current Obsessions: Signs of Spring
    From simple ways to bring green life indoors to what’s on at MoMA, here are 9 things on our screens and minds this first weekend of March: Is this Ikea’s best bargain storage find? Spotted by Justine and now on all of our wish lists: The Art of Repair by a British artist/illustrator/mender, “a collection […]
  • Natural-Fiber Rugs by Armadillo x House of Grey
    On our radar this month: Armadillo’s “Ellipse” collection of rugs, designed in collaboration with London-based design studio House of Grey. Made from materials such as jute, New Zealand wool, and pure silk, the rugs evoke their natural origin through organic tones, forms, and textures. According to the designers, the goal of the collection is to […]
  • DIY: Kitchen Cabinet Painting Tips from Two House Rehab Warriors
    Cathy and Garrett Poshusta live in a farmhouse in Ellensburg, Washington, and, since 2014, have been chronicling their renovations on their own home and rental properties in their blog, The Grit and The Polish. While juggling parenting three young kids, Cathy and Garrett do things like paint their pantry cabinets in a weekend. Their can-do […]
  • DIY: A Clothes-Drying Rack Made the Old-Fashioned Way on a Maine Farm
    A good number of us on the Remodelista team are followers of Hitchfoot Farm on Instagram: First Fan and Margot caught on, then me, and we all quickly became captivated by Bess Piergrossi’s moody vignettes in her rough-hewn Maine farmhouse that look like they’re out of times past. When Bess told us she was working […]

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08 March 2021

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