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 young firm updates a midcentury house with a contemporary two-story expansion.
A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.
A family villa takes advantage of the latest in smart-home technology.
French designer Florence Deau coaxes a modernist city planning office into a beachside pied-à-terre.
A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young family and the surrounding wildlife.
To coincide with our gift guide featuring modern gifts for the consummate host, we've rounded up a few crucial tips for entertaining at home from Dwell residents past.
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
A Montreal firm creates an escape for a family of four in Quebec's Laurentides.
Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been repurposed."
A modern oasis for a family in Mexico City breaks from the local vernacular.
Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and inspired El Salvador beach house.
Portland-based studio Jessica Helgerson Interior Design rehauled a Brooklyn brownstone with furnishings and finishes in bold colors and tactile materials. Dwell checks in with lead designer Chelsie...
Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento, filling it with custom creations and their greatest hits.
In this Brussels mansion, nothing has a price tag, but almost everything is for sale. Here, two design experts curate their fantasy house.
Thanks to a contemporary interior that she’s been updating for a decade, modern architect Abigail Turin has learned to love her traditional 1925 San Francisco home.
Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful, custom-built guesthouse.