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 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...
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.
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 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...
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...
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, RIBA award-winning architect Piers Taylor focuses more on light and space...
2 Hillcrest by Peter Goodhue
A New Jersey property’s dark rooms and halls get a refresh that embraces a Scandinavian approach to design.
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
The Electric Kitchen Has Always Been Inevitable
A firestorm of recent news is putting the spotlight on gas stoves and their harmful effects, but induction cooking has been...
Sweden’s Icehotel Celebrates its 30th Year With 15 Glittering New Art Suites
Grab your parka and your snow boots: we’re headed to Northern Sweden for an inside look at Icehotel’s latest crop of seasonal...
An Old Fisherman's House in Sicily Is Transformed Into 2 Apartments
With their property rental business "I Am Sicily" in mind, architects Francesco Moncada and Mafalda Rangel turned a dilapidated...
Mahogany, Cherry, Walnut, Oh My—This Rebuilt Maine Cabin Is a Wooden Wonder
And that’s not all—the listed 1960s home comes with private shorefront access and views of Acadia National Park.
Sofa Bed Versus Wall Bed: What’s Best for Your Small Space?
Now that small space living has become more and more common, people are looking for the best types of furniture that will allow...
The Dwell 24: Studio Kae
For Zhekai Zhang and Keren Wang, the pair behind Studio Kae, imperfection is often the desired outcome.
Deciding to Rebuild After a Fire Is Just the First Step
Four years after the devastating Woolsey fire, Malibu residents who lost everything are still waiting for approvals, and...
Kick Off Sweater Season With These October Sales
Here are the best savings on tech, bedding, apparel, and more to get your wardrobe and home ready for autumn’s chill.
Striking a Cord
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...
Somerville Library Design Lectures
A night out at the local library, especially for a Friends of the Library talk, never sounded so good as when James Fox took over...
How to Heat a Castle
In an 18th-century chateau in France, the couple behind a popular YouTube channel turns to technologies old and new to keep warm.
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.
Creative Reuse: 12 Before & After Projects That Repurpose Old Buildings Into Inspired New Homes
From the neighborhood bodega to a dilapidated motorcycle shop, these once disused buildings were given a new life, thanks to...
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
Mexico City is the creative haven du jour teeming with epicurean delights, stunning architecture, and a bustling arts scene.
A Weird and Wonderful Cob Cottage in a Washington Co-Op Asks $500K
This whimsical home is set in a forested cohousing community with 23 acres of hiking trails and a neighborhood garden.
America’s Best Independent Design Shops: Spartan Shop
The showroom and gallery in Portland, Oregon, has emerged from the pandemic with a new vision.
2 New Gable Roofs Brighten Up an Edwardian Cottage in Melbourne
The Melbourne beachside suburb of Sandringham is filled with period houses such as this Edwardian timber home—but this one has...
Check Out 2 Beautifully Renovated Eichlers For Sale in San Francisco
Both in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood, these two exemplary Eichlers are shining examples of the prolific...
Get the Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Midcentury Mansion in Pixar's Incredibles 2
We asked Academy Award-winning film maker Ralph Eggleston about the design inspiration behind the impressive, cantilevered home...
Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours Day #1 Preview: West Side
Representing the architectural eclecticism of L.A.’s west side, the five homes selected for day one of the Dwell Los Angeles Home...
Surveying Frieze New York
Fact #1: New Yorkers are more allergic to bridges and tunnels than plants and trees.
How E-Commerce Changed the Knockoff Furniture Game
Direct-to-consumer revolutionized the furniture market. What’s at stake when fakes are easier to find than ever?
11 Extraordinary Designs That Make You Rethink the Modern Shed
These thoughtfully designed outbuildings exhibit how the utilitarian backyard shed can be adapted for work, storage, and living.

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