Latest Articles in Rooms

dwell revisits salt lake city utah

Dwell Revisits a Scenic Sanctuary in Utah 11 Years Later

In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we returned to a handful of the most memorable modern homes to have graced the pages of Dwell. Here, we check in on the Jespersen and Perelson family, whose
September 12, 2015
modern renovation aqua lair cigar lamp malm fireplace living room

6 Instances of George Nelson Designs in Modern Homes

Trained as an architect, George Nelson was Herman Miller's Director of Design from 1945-72, overseeing its expansion into the modern furniture design for which its renowned today. Thanks to his efforts at Herman Miller, his own design studio (George Nelson Associates, Inc.), and his writing, Nelson was a key force in bringing modern design to the wider American public.
September 11, 2015
Renovated DC Row House living room with white brick walls.

A D.C. Row House Renovated to Host Artwork and a Bold Furniture Collection

An artistic couple envisions a traditional home as a blank canvas.
September 10, 2015
De Gaspé House by la SHED architecture, Montreal

6 Striking Courtyards

The courtyard is an ancient architectural feature in domestic dwellings and beyond: it bridges indoor and outdoor, private and public. Check out these 6 striking examples from our archives.
September 9, 2015
Facade of eco-friendly prefab by Greenfab with extensive daylighting and site analysis for energy efficiency.

An Eco-Friendly Prefab Assembled In One Day

Only 29 hours were required to install this “off-the-shelf” Seattle prefab home that packs a plethora of energy efficient features.
September 8, 2015
Attic renovation added a gabled roof.

7 Basement and Attic Hangouts

Sometimes creative constrictions can lead to the best results. These homes make the most out of their previously musty attics and basements.
September 8, 2015
steel and glass staircase in modern house

6 Stunning Stairs

Stairs can be very sculptural, so long as they still support resident's footsteps (and abide by basic construction codes). Check out these 6 absolutely unique stair designs.
September 8, 2015
Backyard fireplace area with a long steel-and-ipe bench and Willy Guhl Loop chairs

7 Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits We Love

Fire provides a warmth of light as well as temperature; it's ideal for when the sun is setting, the air is cooling, and the night sky is rich with gloam colors. Tour 7 fireplaces and fire pits that grace these modern homes.
September 8, 2015
White oak floors, exposed concrete, and steel beams in renovation by Erica Severns.

A San Francisco Renovation Mixes Industrial and Refined Materials

Among the directives for architect Erica Severns from her client, John Parker Willis, was “some chaos in the kitchen design” of his home in a converted San Francisco garage.
September 6, 2015