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  1. Reign of Thrones
    A Great Idea

    Reign of Thrones

    Bathrooms are one of the most frequently renovated rooms in the house. Sure, armchairs, chaise lounges, and sofas get all the glory seatingwise—but these seven porcelain thrones will make your...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.07.13

  2. 7 Cool Kitchen Sinks
    Renovation

    7 Cool Kitchen Sinks

    Looking to update your kitchen sink? Here are 7 from a broad spectrum of Dwell renovations that will have you thinking beyond stainless steel (although we included a couple of those, too, for good...

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.07.13

  3. Decorating with Earth Tones: Brown
    We Recommend

    Decorating with Earth Tones: Brown

    When it comes to interior design it seems like some colors get all the glory. Here, we turn the spotlight on one of the underdogs—Brown, and prove how the earth tone can be rich, warm, and act as a...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    11.07.13

  4. Teak Furniture We Love
    We Recommend

    Teak Furniture We Love

    Teak, a tropical wood known for its durability and resilience, was first used for shipbuilding. Since then, it has been used in everything from outdoor furniture to salt shakers. Here are just a...

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.07.13

  5. 6 Vacation Homes from Around the World
    Houses We Love

    6 Vacation Homes from Around the World

    Whether you prefer to strap on skis or lounge by the pool, these vacation homes are inspiration enough to start planning your getaway.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.07.13

  6. 5 San Francisco Home Renovations
    Houses We Love

    5 San Francisco Home Renovations

    The City by the Bay is known for its diverse mix of Victorian and modern architecture. Maintaining these aesthetics, here are just a few San Francisco home renovations.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.06.13

  7. Commons' Grounds
    House Tours

    Commons' Grounds

    A cornerstone of Portland, Oregon’s plan to eradicate homelessness, the Bud Clark Commons supportive housing project proves that thoughtful design creates considerable social good.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Chris Mueller
    08.29.12

  8. A Garage Converted Modern Playroom
    Outdoor

    A Garage Converted Modern Playroom

    It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural respect.

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    02.04.09

  9. Black and White and Rad All Over
    A Great Idea

    Black and White and Rad All Over

    Rendered helpless in the face of a color wheel? Have a hard time choosing between yellow, green, blue, and red for your living room? Then follow the always classic, always sharp black-and-white...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.08.13

  10. Blu Dot's Modular SHILF Shelf
    Post

    Blu Dot's Modular SHILF Shelf

    The folks at Blu Dot have taken a cue from IKEA and issued a new style of modular shelving called the "SHILF." Like the Swedish icon's products, Blu Dot's shelving is designed for DIY...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    02.10.09

  11. Pastel Picks for the Kitchen
    We Recommend

    Pastel Picks for the Kitchen

    These pastel pieces enliven a staid kitchen by adding a sweet, but not saccharine, note.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.08.13

  12. Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    11.08.13

  13. 8 Great Modern Interiors in Japan
    Houses We Love

    8 Great Modern Interiors in Japan

    These 8 interiors from Japanese houses we’ve shown in our pages possess warm woods, clean lines, and an unparalleled design sense.

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.08.13

  14. A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town
    House Tours

    A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town

    A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.

    written by: Daniel Scheffler
    photos by: Elsa Young
    11.09.13

  15. Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings
    Design 101

    Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings

    The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.01.13

  16. 5 Rad Restaurant Designs
    Food

    5 Rad Restaurant Designs

    As much as we dine out for tasty treats, a restaurant’s atmosphere is at least half of the fun; we share some of our favorite designs here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.28.13

  17. 4 Color-Obsessed Modern Hotels
    Travel Reports

    4 Color-Obsessed Modern Hotels

    Vacations are lively and adventurous when staying at one of these brightly-colored hotels.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.08.13

  18. 7 Green Renovations
    Renovation

    7 Green Renovations

    Building green can be a challenge to really pull off—not to mention afford—but as the following seven houses from our pages show, the payback is huge.

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.05.13

  19. Top 10 Places to Study Architecture
    Post

    Top 10 Places to Study Architecture

    Every year, thousands flock to major architectural landmarks around the world in appreciation of human engineering. We cross deserts to glimpse the pyramids. We climb mountains to set foot in Machu...

    written by: Juliane Huang
    03.27.13

  20. Talking with Matteo Alessi
    Interviews

    Talking with Matteo Alessi

    The family-owned Italian design powerhouse Alessi held a party here in San Francisco to celebrate its local shop's tenth anniversary. We weren't able to attend the party, but we did stop in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.05.10

  21. Lighting Up
    Finishing Touch

    Lighting Up

    A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    01.25.12

  22. Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier
    Profiles

    Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier

    Swiss-born architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, is one of the most venerated figures in the 20th-century canon. His oeuvre spans furniture, "machines for living," and master...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.11.13

  23. Setting a Modern Thanksgiving Table with Dwell
    Product Reviews

    Setting a Modern Thanksgiving Table with Dwell

    With the launch of the Dwell Store and Thanksgiving right around the corner the timing couldn't be more perfect. Here, we've pulled together a collection of table top pieces we think will really...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    11.11.13

  24. 7 Houses with Creative Courtyards
    A Great Idea

    7 Houses with Creative Courtyards

    For outdoor dining or a private place to lounge in the sun, nothing beats a courtyard. Here are seven such spaces.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.11.13

  25. Architect Couples At Home
    My House

    Architect Couples At Home

    When architects fall in love, designing their own home can be both rewarding and challenging feats. Through compromise and collaboration, these couples successfully made their dream home a reality.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.11.13

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