Design 101: What Are Alexander Homes, and Why Are They Still So Beloved?
The Alexander Construction Company made Palm Springs living accessible to the masses.
Before & After: Twinning Homes in Melbourne Go From Ramshackle to Ravishing
Mairead Murphy of Maike Design renovates two matching houses on the same block in Brunswick East, imbuing each with its own...
A 16th-Century Florentine Palazzo Is Transformed Into an Artist Residency
Housed within the Palazzo Galli Tassi in the heart of Florence, Numeroventi is an artist residency, exhibition space, and loft...
An Honest Guide to the Benefits and Drawbacks of Skylights
A skylight might seem like a universally bright idea, but though it can be a great design feature, it isn’t without flaws of its...
Here Are 20 of the Best Midcentury Renovations in Palm Springs
We’ve gathered 20 of our favorite homes that maintain their midcentury flavor without sacrificing 21st-century modernizations and...
Spend Your Days Working From Home in This Handsomely Renovated Oakland Loft for $1.2M
Designed by pioneering live/work architect Tom Dolan, the open residence features a floating staircase and a street-level...
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming...
Meet “Object & Thing,” New York’s Rule-Breaking New Art and Design Fair
Launched by a Frieze art fair veteran, the weekend-long event presents 200 works by both artists and designers in a Bushwick...
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors...
Donald Wexler Himself Helped Renovate This Palm Springs Prefab Rental
Not only did the father of Palm Springs modernism design this steel-and-glass prefab, but he also stepped in to oversee its...
A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by...
14 Architectural Gingerbread Houses That Are Definitely Not Cookie Cutter
These tasty and tasteful gingerbread houses and campers take cues from the best in iconic architecture and design.
4 Exceptional Prefab Homes in Missouri
These homes explore different prefabrication techniques throughout the Midwest state.
4 Prefab Home Companies in Louisiana
These prefab and modular homes are ready for the delights of Louisiana’s landscape—and the challenges of its hot, humid climate.
4 Innovative Prefab Homes in Georgia
From container homes to domed houses, these prefab residences in Georgia have a lot to offer.
8 Famous Midcentury Homes You Can Actually Tour
How many of these decade-defining homes have you checked off your list?
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.
4 Modern Prefab Home Companies in Colorado
These Colorado-based firms turn to prefabrication for precisely built, eco-conscious projects—from cozy timber-framed cabins to...
4 Reasons Why Alder Is a Trending Wood
Eco-friendly, easy to work with, and cost-efficient, alder wood is having a moment in the world of building materials.
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Backyards
Whether you have a small deck in the city or a massive pool in the suburbs, having a standout backyard can be a game changer for...
Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination
By layering different types of lighting in your kitchen, you boost not only its functionality, but also its level of warmth and...
The Legacy of Sea Ranch, a Utopian Community in Northern California
Here’s what you need to know about the idyllic, seaside community of Sea Ranch, located 100 miles north of San Francisco, which...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Sensational Fireplaces
Whether they're decorative or functional, these fireplaces and stoves crank up the heat on modern design.
A Tiny Timber Cabin Takes Root in a Russian Forest for $13.4K
Delo Design’s compact holiday cabin packs a kitchen, bathroom, bed, and storage into 120 square feet.
Build a Breezy A-Frame Shelter With These DIY Kits by Artist Jay Nelson
Each kit comes with a miniature model, two prints, and plans for building a shady backyard shelter in about a weekend’s time.
6 Essentials You Need for Your Next House Hunt—And 4 That You Don't
The next time you plan to walk through a new door, don't forget these key essentials.
A Midcentury-Modern Home in Palm Desert Is Preserved to a T
The first thing to go is usually the layout.
I Bought My First Home in L.A.’s Red-Hot Housing Market. It Was a Whirlwind
Even though my wife and I had the financial means, know-how, and a trusted agent, the road to becoming first-time homeowners in...
4 Reasons Designers Rely on Quartz, Time and Again
The durability, high performance, and timelessly beautiful look of Caesarstone quartz make it a designer’s go-to choice for...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor feeling in your home, a set of floor-to-ceiling windows is the key ingredient to...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Spa-Like Bathrooms
Bathroom, powder room, comfort station—no matter the name you fancy, these serene spaces from the Dwell community have been...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Modern Exteriors
Rustic, sleek, or colorful, these stunning modern exterior designs know how to make a good first impression.

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