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Houses We Love

15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.

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Series

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Renovation

Building the Maxon House: Week 9

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property, and designing and building a modern house with Tom Kundig of Olson…

Modern backyard living area with door by Sand Studios
My House

Designed In-House

Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world alongside founder Lara Hedberg Deam’s first home—now renovated…

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House Tours

Stripped Ease

All of the money Barbara Hill poured into remodeling her 1960s condo in Houston was spent taking things out—and she couldn’t be happier.

LA home with drought-resistant native plants
Green

7 Inspiring Water-Wise Landscapes

These drought-tolerant yards point the way forward for sustainable horticulture.

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House Tours

Could You Find Your Dream Home in an Old Abandoned Workshop?

Atelier Moderno renovated an old industrial building to create a luminous, modern home.

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My House

10 Dwell Houses, In Their Own Words

Dwell's "My House" section has been an integral part of the magazine since it was founded in 2000.

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House Tours

A Country Home That Changes Color Throughout the Day

Choosing a single color to represent your house is daunting, which is why Ilhan and Kamer Eser went with many.

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House Tours

Sun Mun Way Cool

In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.

Slideshows

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Green & Affordable Prefab Home Debuts in Palm Springs

Tours of John Lautner’s Elrod House or the Annenberg’s newly re-opened Sunnylands may leave us wondering if we could ever afford a modernist luxury for ourselves, but thankfully…

Videos

Dwell on Design 2010

We present the sights and scene captured from the show floor of this year's Dwell on Design conference, checking in with a few of our exhibitors an