Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure.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


23 March 2019

  • Current Obsessions: Spring Awakening
    A new Etsy shop from a French trendsetter, the AD Design Show, and 7 more things we bookmarked this week: Our friend Lucile Demory is skilled at sourcing some of the best vintage tableware. (You may remember her artful architect-designed rental in Paris.) Lucky for us all, she’s taken to Etsy with a selection of […]
  • Brondell’s Swash Collection Brings Japanese Luxury to the American Bathroom (Plus a Discount Offer)
    Long before the Marie Kondo craze, we at Remodelista have taken design inspiration from Japan, and it looks like we weren’t the only ones: San Francisco-based Brondell Inc.’s new Swash line of electronic bidet seats are inspired by Japanese innovation. With a streamlined design, customizable features, and DIY-friendly installation, the line aims to bring high-tech luxury […]
  • Quiet Beauty in Edinburgh: At Home and Work with Nina Plummer of Ingredients LDN
    When Nina and Craig left London for Edinburgh, they came seeking soulful living. The two met as psychology students at the Dundee University—Nina is Serbian and was raised in Vienna; Craig has Irish parents and grew up outside Edinburgh—and they take an analytical approach to interiors and the feelings rooms impart. Self-taught design aficionados, they […]
  • Expert Advice: 11 Tips for Making a Room Look Bigger
    As a former New Yorker and current owner of a wee Cape Cod cottage, I am quite familiar with both the charm and challenges of small spaces. When done well, they can feel like cozy, Zen-like retreats. But often when you have to cram all your worldly possessions into one tiny space, the results can […]
  • Trend Alert: Statement-Making Abstract Rugs
    Noticed of late—colorful rugs that look like they belong in an exhibit of abstract art. Here are a few we spotted and approve of: For more stylish rugs, see: Rethink Pink: 14 Favorite Graphic, Un-Frilly Rugs in Rose Hues 10 Easy Pieces: Colorful Graphic Rugs with Midcentury Scandi Appeal Revival Rugs: An Online Vintage Carpet […]
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23 March 2019

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