In the digital era, we love innovative live-work areas, but we will always champion playing at home, whether it’s a perfectly placed pool, oversized chalkboard wall, or the ultimate pair of bunk beds.
While curb appeal may get all the fan fair we think great architecture deserves kudos from all angles. Here, we've gathered 10 homes from the Dwell archives that pay as much attention to the design...
From the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas are known for their unique subset of Southern culture. Amidst a backdrop of aging farmhouses and Victorian-style plantation homes,...
Clinging to their precarious sloping lots, these houses rise to challenging building sites.
As the following spaces show, a garage can be much more than a place to hide your stuff. Celebrate the unsung space with 8 we love from our pages.
Create outdoor-like spaces—functional all year round and even in chilly climates—with the help of the mighty atrium, a transparent extension of the home.
Architect Shane Blue crafts a modern home on a remote plot of land in southeastern Australia.
Escaping to a seaside retreat doesn’t mean you have to rough it; these renovated beach houses incorporate all the comforts of home within a stone’s throw of the shore.
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
Don’t let your home’s surrounding scenery go to waste. A well-placed deck can offer breathtaking views of everything from lakes and oceans to canyons and cityscapes.
For a family with three young children, Brooklyn-based furniture company Urbangreen devised durable, modern bunk beds. In addition to incorporating two twin-size and two full-size beds into the 240...
For a couple with different aesthetic and cultural backgrounds, creating a home that suited them both involved a steep learning curve. But as luck would have it, their architects are also teachers.
The Noorens fell in love with San Diego and the surrounding area during a surf vacation several years ago, and made it their mission to return for good. When they finally returned in 2009, they...
Renovating a row house without disrupting the continuity between it and its neighbors is no easy feat. Here, we examine five row houses across New York City that were successfully modernized, while...
Capable of being molded into countless forms and appearances, aluminum makes for a surprisingly versatile facade choice. Here are a few exteriors that make bold use of the silvery metal.
From a luxurious midcentury changing room to under-stair solutions, these closets show graceful ways to store clothes and kitchen gear.
Peruse nine Dwell-approved tactics for making your entryway more than just another boring passthrough; consider architectural statements, savvy storage, and color.
A new addition and a bold exterior treatment transformed this Victorian house in Melbourne into a neighborhood gem.
Even though it's freezing outside, it's never too early to start thinking about hanging out on spring-friendly deck spaces.
We approve of these bold homes' first impressions.
Everyone goes wild for spiral staircases, and these steel and wood versions from Rizzi will suit modern dwellings. (And check out more spiral staircase inspiration here!)
We've gathered a few inspiring pools from our archives.
Whether for writing, painting, or sculpting, these studio spaces are well-equipped for creative pursuits.
Architect Thomas Balaban creates a secret outdoor oasis within a Montreal house.
An A-frame could never contain all the personality these buildings have to offer. From jigsaws to zig-zags, these are seven unique rooflines we love.