On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
Prefab construction simplified the building process of this northern Wisconsin summer home, where all materials required ferrying across Lake Superior.
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
These designs will have you summer-ready before your first sunburn sets in.
Sleek lines and modern materials are key components of a well-designed fireplace.
Get your tongs and apron ready, outdoor grilling season is nearly upon us.
A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.
A husband-and-wife design team revived a 1940s home in East Los Angeles's Mt. Washington area for a single man. Bearing few tell-tale signs of bachelorhood, aside from a photography and music...
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
Installing the proper flues for ventilation can be an eyesore. Here are five modern chimneys that don't mar their rooflines.
Polar vortexes come and go, but the wood-burning stove is timeless. Handsome, energy-efficient, and relatively affordable, these are seven stoves that provide light and warmth in even the harshest...
An Oslo design duo create a modern iteration of the cast-iron stove with a timeless silhouette.
There's something undeniably appealing and entrancing about the flicker of a fireplace. Whether on a roof deck or in a patio, in a cozy bedroom or expansive living area, we say flame on by...
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its clean-lined architecture.
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects to reunite their kitchen with an open-plan living space.
The secret to a great party is thinking of everything and planning ahead. We've put together a planning list complete with great modern design ideas to accomplish the perfect party.
Cozy up with modern fireplaces for all kinds of spaces.
Blustery weather got you down? Here are seven fireplaces sure to warm you up.
Wood-burning stoves aren't just for rustic cabins in the woods anymore, the timeless and energy-efficient heating system has worked it's way into the modern home. There have been many advances in...
There's no better time to gather around an outdoor fire pit then on a windy Autumn night. Check out these cozy outdoor areas, equipped with the latest technology and embracing timeless traditions...
As summer cools off and fall gears up, take a look at a few examples of sleek, minimalist fireplaces in Dwell-approved modern homes.
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.