Eight modern homes that incorporate sustainable building practices into their oceanfront locations.
Modernism scales to new heights with these structures, all of which found unique ways to touch the sky.
Affectionate homeowners and architects have beckoned these classic homes into the modern era with sleek, midcentury modern additions that distinguish them from their contemporaries. Consider this...
Spring is finally here, bringing more opportunities to hit the terrace for meals. Here are 11 of our favorite ways to set up for modern outdoor dining.
Parisian designer Benjamin Graindorge is self-deprecating but completely content in his chosen métier, professing that “learning is freedom.” His enlightened state derives from time spent in...
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.
Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.
Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
Dwell's April 2014 issue is now on newsstands—here's a sneak peek of the intelligent homes, outdoor products, and green building methods you'll see in its pages.
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects to reunite their kitchen with an open-plan living space.
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab worked to replace austerity with intimacy. Adding fencing and windows,...
At a summer camp with power tools, the campers helped design their own amusement: a set of musical swings.
In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.
Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale. Four designers share their visions of how to landscape within a tiny footprint.
A quintessential backyard element, the swing adds levity to outdoor spaces. These seven pieces give new perspective to their homes whether hung from a tree, on a porch, and even inside.
Wishing to preserve existing sites and the natural beauty of original trees, these seven homes use nature as their centerpiece.
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their regions.
Pro tip: For a colorful or light industrial feel, powder-coated metal is your best friend when it comes to outdoor furniture. When going the wood route, opt for teak, which oxidizes naturally.