Design

Remodelers should forget every city ordinance that requires a certain exterior building material, because they no longer matter

2015 Design Awards winner, Arizona, by Beautiful Remodel, living room

This living room remodel for clients who frequently travel and entertain includes a wine room

2015 Design Awards winner, Austin, Texas, Tier1 Group, with interior design by Robin Bond Interiors

The remodel of this condominium with views of the Austin skyline creates a more open living space and uses color to accentuate artwork and furnishings

2015 Design Awards winner, Denver, Colorado Sunroom & Window with Doug Walter, Godden | Sudik Architects

A tired, worn 1960s ranch house gets a total makeover that redefines spaces and lets the sun shine in

2015 Design Awards, front facade, Florida beach house, Deslandes Contracting with Roney Design Group

A 1973 Florida home is transformed into a contemporary beach house

2015 Design Awards, Texas whole-house remodel, Laughlin Homes & Restoration

A cramped 1970s saltbox is converted into an inviting home ready for entertaining guests, while staying true to the original building

2015 Design Awards, Outdoor Living Over $100,000, Michigan, CBI Design Professionals with Thomas Sebold & Associates,

This remodel creates a series of versatile outdoor spaces that can be used for intimate gatherings or to host a large crowd 

2015 Design Awards, Platinum, Commercial Remodel, Maryland, Homewood Properties, church remodel, interior

In a journey from abandoned to artful, a church gets a top-to-bottom remodel that breathes new life into—and brings a new use to—this neglected gem  

2015 Design Awards winner, Platinum, Historical Renovation, New England, Davitt Design Build

Detail and care characterize the historical restoration this New England residence circa 1868

2015 Professional Remodeler Design Awards judges: Robi Kirsic, Vince Weber, Lana Galloway, Michael Anschel

 

The judges, from left to right: Robi Kirsic, TimeLine Renovations; Vince Weber, Normandy Design Build Remodeling; Lana Galloway, LaMantia Design & Construction; and Michael Anschel, Otogawa-Ansche Design+Build.

Meet the awards judges for 2015 and find out about our new format for presenting the Design Awards winners in the magazine    

2015 Project of the Year, Silent Rivers Design+Build kitchen remodel

This kitchen remodel, which won Project of the Year in Professional Remodeler's 2015 Design Awards, has some clever details

2015 Professional Remodeler Design Awards Project of the Year by Silent Rivers Design + Build

This deceptively simple kitchen remodel wows with its seamless integration of multiple updates and styles 

Outdated 1980s-style bathroom after remodel

Though The Breakfast Club and Footloose may be long gone, this outdated bathroom remained

Curious to learn more about energy-efficiency certification programs and related resources? Here's a sampling

Construction worker installing housewrap on a house

When certifying a remodeling project, it’s important to find the program that best suits your needs. Here's an overview of the options

New state-of-the-art manufacturing and printing techniques have resulted in much more intriguing and versatile tiles.

This awkwardly shaped kitchen is inefficient, with lots of wasted space and not enough storage. Plus, side-door traffic runs right through the work area.

The Energy Star label helps sell windows, but the criteria used to determine those ratings on that label have changed

Weatherization, Paul Sableman, Michigan, WAP

The federal Weatherization Assistance Program provides families with energy-saving products. One study claims the uprfront investments are about twice the actual savings. Many in the industry disagree. Photo: Paul Sableman

Remodeling experts respond to a study claiming that weatherizing a home costs more than it saves

Lake House Remodel by Bright Ideas by Martinec, rear of house

Rear of the home after the remodel. Photo by Nick Marx

In this remodel, a trusting client and a thoughtful remodeler come together to connect a lakeside house to its unique site

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