Attic Bedroom Transformation

Attic Bedroom Transformation

Recently we took on the challenge of renovating this attic bedroom which has served as the living space for countless family members since the late 70's and has gone through many different layouts and small renovations throughout the years.  This is a challenging space and we needed to rethink its functionality and look to personalize it for our relative who will be moving in after she graduates college this May!  Budget was limited so we had to be thrifty and creative with this project.

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How to maximize closet space with french doors made from bi-folds

How to maximize closet space with french doors made from bi-folds

Have you ever been frustrated with short cuts taken by builders that result in poorly functioning designs?  Take this walk in closet for example.  The closet door swings inward blocking access to almost half of the closet.  After considering several options we came up with a simple DIY fix that is both functional and stylish!

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Simple ways to transform the feeling of a space

Simple ways to transform the feeling of a space

Today I will give some insight into what designing indie films is like and how thinking like a set designer can help you to figure out how to design your personal interiors.  The main focus of this post is color.  Color is something that can have a drastic effect on the feeling of a space and I will show you some examples.

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Renovating a 1990's era bathroom

Renovating a 1990's era bathroom

We recently renovated a master bathroom that was built in the mid-1990s. The client's objectives were to modernize the space, improve functionality and create a bigger, more luxurious shower. As with most projects certain items had to remain, and in this case, it was the “bisque” colored, jetted, soaking tub (due to the replacement cost).

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How to use scenic painting to transform a space

How to use scenic painting to transform a space

Ever been to an Escape the Room? Today we will discuss how we used scenic painting to transform the storage room in this office building into a NYC sewer. This is part of an escape the room called Clue Chase, which is located in the Grace building across from Bryant Park. 

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Living Room Redesign

Living Room Redesign

Hello!  We are Matt & Maggie owners of Renova Design where design of all kinds is our passion!  We are very excited to share some of our creations with you.  Recently we were given the challenge of modernizing a living room while incorporating some of the existing traditional pieces.  By creating some interesting original art and weaving modern colors we were able to marry both styles and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome.

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