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The inspiring makeover of a seriously tiny home

When a once-charming house shows signs of decay and neglect, it quickly becomes a sorry sight indeed. And this is just what happened to the tiny home in Monreale, Sicily, we'll explore today.

03 October, 2016

The vibrant makeover of a bare Japanese home

How do you react when faced with a neat but bare home which is crying out for some personality? Well, let's take a look at today's makeover subject to find out. While on the surface everything may seem in order, this home lacks a decisive style schem…

02 October, 2016

The stunning transformation of a disastrous Korean home

In the South Korean city of Gunpo, we chanced upon a modern abode which stood dreary, dated and seriously lacking style. Filled with old-fashioned furniture, awful wooden accents, and fixtures which were simply passé, the home was crying out for a…

30 September, 2016

A young woman became independent and converted 24sqm into a fabulous home

We've said it before and we'll say it again, sometimes all you need is a little know how and a spark of creativity to have success when attempting a home improvement project. You'll soon see how this before and after project is a testament to this be…

29 September, 2016

A crumbling house becomes the perfect home

Renovating an old building while preserving its rustic essence is a challenging task for any architect. And when it is one of the oldest buildings in the municipality of Haselbachtal in Germany, an expert team is required to do full justice to the ta…

29 September, 2016

An inspiringly simple terrace transformation

The Spanish coastal town of Sant Antoni de Calonge has attracted our attention today with this exciting terrace makeover project. The large, sunny and airy terrace in question was lying in an underutilised and shabby state, until the interior…

27 September, 2016

The spectacular transformation of a ghastly bedroom

When you don’t want to let go of the old, but you're ready for some new, the best thing to do is to blend the classic with the contemporary. And this is precisely what the expert interior architects from Studio Nicholas Pierry did.

24 September, 2016

The ingenious transformation of a tiny home

Thanks to the magic touch of Geraldine Laferte, a Paris-based architect group, a grubby home with crumbling walls and depreciating rooms has been successfully converted into a classy home.

22 September, 2016

From bare to brilliant: a city apartment reborn

We are in the sprawling and cosmopolitan capital of Argentina today, and Buenos Aires has left us impressed with its numerous stately and ultramodern buildings. But the smart and tasteful remodelling of a bare and dull apartment is what caught our…

21 September, 2016

A dreadful home gets a dazzling low-cost makeover

When you think about it, there is possibly nothing that good design cannot fix. A lick of paint, a clever change of fixtures, some breakdown of the old, some welcoming of the new and an overall sprinkle of innovative design ideas – that is what compr…

19 September, 2016