While we fancy prefab as an option for building economically, out-of-the-way, and off-the-grid, a modular building system can work just as well in a city. Here, a handful of smart urban prefab homes.
Get inspired by these bed arrangements.
Should your summer travels take you south of the border, we've rounded up all the architecture and design hotspots in this quintet of Latin American city guides. From Mexico City to Lima, here's...
Accessing natural light in a city hemmed in by row houses and skyscrapers requires getting creative. These five sun-soaked New York homes are designed with maximum exposure in mind.
Previously seen in "7 Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places", take a look at how these five homeowners have comfortably converted compact spaces into capacious dwellings.
Make the living room a central space in your home with loads of colorful accessories and a trapeze or two.
White traditionally signifies purity and cleanliness—and where better to send that signal than in the bathroom? Take inspiration from these five luxurious, all-white rooms.
All right, all right, we're known for showing our fair share of Spartan and spare minimalist homes. But some people have stuff. And lots of it. In the following round-up, spy five homes in which...
What do an Eichler in San Rafael, a prefab in Emeryville, and a house/gallery in Antwerp have in common? They feature interiors outfitted with mid-century furniture. Click thorough our slideshow...
While some midcentury gems merely need a spruce up, others require a complete overhaul. Here are 5 that have gained new life, inside and out.
From a 19th-century stable in Chicago to a former one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin, these renovations in the Midwest marry charming histories with modern sensibilities.
A pitched roof doesn’t necessarily mean a home is stuck in the dark ages of the American architectural vernacular. In fact, the following modern farmhouses—which either underwent a transformation...
Flip though our gallery of five high-design modern houses built with low budgets.
The right throw can liven up your living room, adding a bright pop to even the most staid sofa. Click through these five modern blankets for a few of our favorites.
It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.
These modern bathrooms designed with wood prove the material is not only safe to use in high-moisture environments, but it's also naturally gorgeous.
It's too darn hot and half of us in Dwell's San Francisco office almost took the N-Judah straight to the beach on our lunch break. With beach-going on the brain, we thought we'd put together some...
Whether industrial, romantic, or classic, brick interiors are always modern.
Founded in 1997 by industrial designer Ron Rezek, Modern Fan Company designs and manufactures ceiling fans for modern interiors. Fans are available with or without lights, and are ideal for high...
Installing the proper flues for ventilation can be an eyesore. Here are five modern chimneys that don't mar their rooflines.
You'll be happy to display these 5 modern, high-design coffee and espresso makers on your kitchen counter.
As Previously looked at in 5 Cool Modern Courtyards, Dwell takes another glance at 5 modern homes with outstanding elevated terraces.
From the photographer who shaped how mid-century architecture was communicated to the furniture designer whose work is synonymous with the "space-age pop" aesthetic, we profile five icons you...
Urban gardens are cropping up everywhere, from the country to the city. To follow are five modern ways to grow your own.
A high-impact, modern fireplace can be the heart and hearth of the home, providing a visual anchor in any room, indoors or out. Click through the slideshow to check out five of our favorites.