Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure.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

30 October 2020

  • A Dream Dressing Room from Sweden
    A perfect combination: a dressing room with built-in closets, a place to perch, and a mine-and-yours sink (plus an adjacent bath). This paneled, shades-of-gray design is the work of Kvänum of West Gotland, Sweden, specialists in traditional millwork and an official supplier to the Swedish Royal Court. It’s in one of their showrooms—so it’s a […]
  • 5 Insider Secrets to Using a Paint Roller
    My boyfriend works as a professional art handler, which sometimes involves painting museum walls to seamless perfection. When I decided to paint a wardrobe for our apartment last month, he kindly let me flail away with a roller for a few hours (doing it my way) before he politely asked if he could give me […]
  • Kitchen of the Week: Life Imitates Art in a Swedish Painter’s New Kitchen
    Swedish painter Emma Bernhard‘s kitchen is much like her art: minimalist, bold, honest, with a fondness for black. Known for her large-scale works featuring evocative black brush strokes, Emma collaborated with Nordiska Kök to design the space, choosing the firm’s streamlined Valchromat cabinets for a sleek look that offsets the natural warmth of the home’s […]
  • 10 Easy Pieces: Traditional Wall-Mounted Faucets
    We admit to a weakness for traditional utilitarian faucets for the kitchen or the bath; these ten would work equally well in either venue. For more faucet styles see our posts: 10 Easy Pieces: Architects’ Go-To Modern Kitchen Faucets 10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Kitchen Faucets 10 Easy Pieces: Best Budget Kitchen Faucets 10 Easy […]
  • A Moveable Feast: The Wanda Dinner Party Box from a UK Entertaining Guru
    “The qualities of a good night are warmth, charm, shared conversation and generosity of spirit—all sloshed down with a gin martini. Wouldn’t you agree?” That’s “Wanda” speaking, the fictional hostess who inspired Natalie Jones, the owner of design shop Caro in Bruton, Somerset, in the UK, to launch her experiential dinner-party-in-a-box. Each Wanda Box is […]

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30 October 2020

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