Latest Articles in Rooms

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
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A Tropical Indonesian House that Spirals Out from a Central Courtyard

In the house he designed for himself and his family, architect Ivan Priatman explored his view of tropical modernism: “I try to reinterpret the tradition or the vernacular into the contemporary,” he says.
September 6, 2015
A backyard shed, clad in Collins Truwood siding and corrugated metal, doubles as an office.

A Prefab Shed that Provides Refuge for Work and Play

When Marco V. Morelli’s home office became his daughter’s bedroom, he found an ideal workspace in an unexpected place—his backyard.
September 5, 2015
Four stacked shipping containers.

House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Shipping Container Home that Responds to its Tropical Climate

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow
September 4, 2015
Brooklyn row house with Red Cedar facade by Office of Architecture.

A Revitalized Brooklyn Home Designed to Adjust with Changing Family

One Brooklyn row home is revamped to tackle whatever life demands from a family, now and in the future.
September 4, 2015
Montreal living room with exposed brick and a picture window

7 Modern Homes with Hans Wegner Furniture

Hans Wegner helped foster the popularity of Danish design and its signature functional-yet-warm modernism. Along the way, he designed hundreds of chairs, many of which went into mass-production. See just a few in these contemporary residences.
September 3, 2015
Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors in the master bedroom of a Bel Air ranch-style home

7 Spacious Bedrooms

These expansive, clutter-free sleeping spaces are built for comfort and relaxation.
September 2, 2015
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5 Concrete Kitchens We Love

Concrete is hard, durable, and waterproof - what better material to survive the beating that a family kitchen dishes out? See these 5 modern examples of concrete in the modern kitchen.
September 2, 2015