For the kitchen renovation of this historic Adams-style home, HGTV Design Star contestant Karl Sponholtz tried to stay true to the history while providing all the convenience of a modern chef's kitchen.
Torrey Pines Landscape Company worked with the existing upper patio consisting of gorgeous cobblestone to further the home’s historic European aesthetic. Meanwhile, a large existing infinity-edge pool allows the owners to swim against the hillside.
In the renovation of the home, designers worked hard to gracefully integrate modern comforts into the historic structure. Here, residents can cozy up by a large fireplace and take in a wide stretch of bay views.
A cottage in the charming historic town of Madison, Ga., features a red, white and green color palette with homespun style. The owner is from Denmark and used a Danish Christmas theme starting at the front porch. The home was on Madison's 2015 Town & Country Holiday Tour of Homes.
Large, asymmetrical stone pavers give the villa a sense of Old World character, and so ensure that the home complements the region's historic architecture. Following the path ahead takes visitors through an idyllic pergola and into the garden.
Vintage inspired accents create a boho chic look in this contemporary living room featured in a historic New Orleans home. Layers of soft, neutral tones are illuminated by natural light that floods through two floor-to-ceiling windows.
Built in 1946 by Ben Golden, this renovated downtown loft located in the historic "Sweet Auburn" neighborhood has a fresh new look that highlights the home's unique architecture and views of the Atlanta skyline.
Gray Shaker cabinets conceal the refrigerator for a streamlined look. Brass cabinetry handles and overhead sconces honor the historic charm of the home. Marble countertops give the kitchen a particularly luxe feel, especially when paired with a golden faucet.
This historic Gothic Revival mansion features sweeping harbor views and a prime location on Australia's Darling Point peninsula, a short drive from Sydney's central business district. A full-length veranda connects the home's formal rooms to its stunning outdoor views.
For the full kitchen remodel of this 1940s south Minneapolis home, the homeowners removed a large wall radiator and replaced it with a toe kick heater, allowing them to capture the whole back wall for added cabinetry and countertop space. The design was created to maintain the historic value of the home.
This bathroom is a pretty example of how the home walks the line between maintaining its historic roots and offering modern conveniences. Details like hardwood floors and elegant fixtures are combined with a luxurious tub and walk-in shower.
Designer and licensed contractor Chip Wade, host of HGTV's Elbow Room. Here, Chip is greeted by one of the current residents of a historic barn that will soon be converted into a fully-functioning home.
This historic, adobe-style home is full of surprises, including a painted door tucked in one of the many hallways. With its saturated colors, swirling designs and antique locks, this piece is less of a fixture and more of a focal point.
A staircase made of matte black wrought iron and exotic ipe wood brings a bit of an industrial feel to the home in a historic Atlanta neighborhood. The covered two-story outdoor porch was designed by Eric and Jenny Rothman of Rothman + Rothman Design.
White cabinets and a subway tile backsplash brighten up the kitchen of this bungalow-style home. Cutouts in the doors and toe-kick celebrate period detail, while historic millwork profiles selected from the front of the house maintain the home’s Arts & Crafts heritage and are juxtaposed with stainless steel appliances that add a present-day sensibility.
The outbuilding of this historic Los Feliz home is multifunctional. The ground floor of the building plays host to the garage, which contains the family's collection of cars, while the second floor is home to the family's library, which is complete with reading nooks, a bathroom, a conference table and storage areas.