How to Bring Modern Design to Historic Houses

What’s the trick in taking something old and making it new again? Interior designers and architects have plenty of schemes up their sleeve when it comes to the challenge of modernizing historic homes, some even dating back over a hundred years. Four experts — Fauzia Khanani of Studio Fōr, Peter Pennoyer of Peter Pennoyer Architects, Sarah Magness of Magness Design and Alexandra Barker of BFDO Architects — spill on the projects they’ve successfully melded the modern and the historic to gorgeous results.

By: Emily Nonko

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