Joel added a TV cabinet underneath the island countertop that he plans to paint soon to match. A major remodel of the 1920s home took place in the 1950s. It is difficult to discern if the extension was intended as a porch or something else. Beyond the beam and columns, the ceiling curves and slopes.LL: Who or what inspires your personal style?K: Although we both appreciate the midcentury modern parts of the house, we also believe that every home renovation needs to be approached from its historical context. We wanted to create a place that had a sense of history but was comfortable for our growing family.