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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...
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...
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...
This Bright and Airy Backyard Cottage in Los Angeles Feels Like a Cabin in the Woods
Originally an ADU for aging parents, this cottage in Solano Canyon is at once lofty and snug.
A Chicory Kiln Becomes a Sustainable Vacation Home With Endless Flexibility
Mobile cabinetry and thoughtful reuse turn a dilapidated industrial structure into a warm and creative home with open-ended...
An Airy Apartment in a Converted Historic Gem Seeks $1.5M in Newport, Rhode Island
Oversized windows frame picturesque city and water views, while soaring ceilings enhance the sense of space in this new...
The New Zealand Native That's Taking Over Rotterdam
The sleek lighting designs of Sabine Marcelis are capturing the attention of fashion houses and architecture firms alike.
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...
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...
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Interior Designers Speak: 18 Common Design Mistakes to Avoid
We asked the best and brightest to set the record straight on what makes good (and bad) interior design.
The Dwell 24: Studio Kae
For Zhekai Zhang and Keren Wang, the pair behind Studio Kae, imperfection is often the desired outcome.
Surveying Frieze New York
Fact #1: New Yorkers are more allergic to bridges and tunnels than plants and trees.
The 33 Hottest Sales to Shop This Fourth of July
The only things more explosive than Fourth of July fireworks are these amazing sales on bedding, mattresses, appliances, home...
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
Artist John Baldessari’s Craftsman-Style Home in Santa Monica Asks $3.9M
Renovated and expanded by Godfredsen-Sigal Architects, the two-story residence has no shortage of inspiring, light-filled spaces.
10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love
We pay homage to renowned architect I.M. Pei, who recently passed away at the age of 102.
On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
When you’re staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park, it’s difficult to leave your room.
Get Organized and Productive With Our New Homework Collection From Modern by Dwell Magazine
After launching our new Dwell x Target collection back in December, we've continued to bring you modern pieces for your home that...
Why I’m Skipping the Christmas Tree This Year
You can still have yourself a merry little Christmas with nary a tree.
Maker Faire 2009
This weekend the annual Maker Faire is taking place south of San Francisco at the San Mateo County Events Center.
Dwell's Innovate It! Winners Announced
Phase II of Dwell's Innovate it! design competition has ended.
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.
A Sensitively Restored Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig
Designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954, this iconic L.A. house was carefully restored to pay homage to the Koenig's distinctive style.
Catenary Stool by Token
Brooklyn design studio Token cites rigging equipment, bridges, and the classic director's chair as inspiration behind their new...
Here’s How to Deck Out Your Home Like a Breezy Palm Springs Midcentury
Cultivate a sunny state of mind with these pieces that channel Palm Springs’ brand of midcentury modernism.
For a Cool $25 Million, You Can Buy Richard Neutra’s Most Famous Palm Springs Home
The Kaufmann Desert House was meticulously restored by Marmol Radziner in the 1990s—and now it’s up for grabs.
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...
A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Waterfront Masterpiece in Dallas Is Up For Auction
A modern masterpiece which embraces its lush natural surroundings, the Vaughn House is considered to be one of the most...
A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
Late Architect I.M. Pei’s Manhattan Townhouse Lists for $8M
The Pritzker Prize winner (whose work includes the Louvre Pyramid in Paris) purchased the historic home more than 45 years ago.
Sea Ranch in the Suburbs
Whether you consider it democracy at work or architectural sacrilege, the online retailer
has begun selling...
Tesla’s Cybertruck Is a Retro-Future Space Brick—and I’m Down With That
The future is pointy.
Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
13 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000
Get a great night’s sleep with these über-comfy mattresses, all except one priced at less than $1,000 for a queen.