Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure.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


06 July 2020

  • Current Obsessions: Craft and Kinship
    Mark your calendars: Field + Supply, designer Brad Ford’s beloved modern makers market held twice a year in Kingston, NY, will be going virtual with Summer MRKT, a virtual fair; on Thursday, July 16th, through Sunday, July 19th. Register for the event at Field + Supply. Students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design have […]
  • Trend Alert: Handmade Graphic Flags as Decor
    In honor of Fourth of July, a roundup of handmade graphic flags for the summer interior. For more flag intel: A Flag for Every Family from a Pair of Paris Artists Design Sleuth: Made-in-the-USA American Flags DIY: American Flag as Window Treatment
  • Paddington Pied-à-Terre: A Colorful Small-Space London Design by Beata Heuman
    If you ask Beata Heuman, the problem with most rooms is that “people lack an imaginative approach.” The same could not be said of the rising star interior designer. Heuman, 37,  is based in London, where she runs her own seven-person firm—in lieu of going to design school, she trained, starting at age 21, in […]
  • The Sand-Free Cottage: 8 Ways to Keep the Beach at Bay
    In summer nothing beats the feel of sand between your toes. Unless, of course, you happen to be inside. Sandy floors (or worse, sheets) are the bane of every beach cottage. But, as this native Cape Codder has discovered, there are ways to keep the sand at bay. Here are eight solutions to stop sand […]
  • Kitchen of the Week: A Laid-Back Courtyard Kitchen Where ‘Family Life Unfolds’
    It’s common for clients to create a wish list for their architect before a project starts. An open kitchen, ample storage, sustainable design, a native garden—these were all on the project brief that architect Zoe Geyer, of ZGA Studio, received a few years ago from her clients, a young couple looking to build a new […]

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06 July 2020

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