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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
How to Homeschool During the Coronavirus Pandemic
First, don't feel bad that you are not adequately prepared for this crisis—most of us aren't.
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...
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
Before & After: An Abandoned Schoolhouse in New Orleans Now Holds Chic Apartments
Built in 1894, this building has served as a schoolhouse, an office, and an event space.
Comic Book Legend Stan Lee’s Former San Francisco Pied-à-Terre Lists for $1.35M
The creator of Spider-Man spent his time in San Francisco relaxing in this Four Seasons residence.
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
Before & After: A Revived Midcentury in Wisconsin With Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings Asks $550K
Outside Milwaukee, this 1960 residence features an “upside-down” floor plan with an airy communal area upstairs.
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.
Dwell’s Top 20 Products of 2017
'Tis the season to shop 'til you drop.
11 Amazing Australian Homes
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.
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...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
Top 9 Gardens of 2020
The verdant spaces nominated for the Dwell Design Awards bring these biophilic homes to life.
Top 9 Kitchens of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards are the epitome of style and function.
Top 9 Bathrooms of 2020
From the whimsical to the austerely beautiful, the contenders in this year’s Dwell Design Awards are singular sanctuaries.

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