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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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
A Jewel Box Floating Home on Seattle’s Lake Union Lists for $3.5M
Vandeventer + Carlander used an inverted floor plan to fit in multiple outdoor spaces and a bedroom overlooking the water’s edge.
A Sassy, Pink-Trimmed Ranch Near Palm Springs Lists for $899K
The chic William Cody–designed home comes with a sizable wraparound bar that’s ideal for entertaining.
Here Are 8 Homes You Can Buy Near Chicago With $515K
You can choose from a riverfront studio in the famous "Corn Cob Towers" and the former home of Game of Thrones author George R.R....
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.
Catenary Stool by Token
Brooklyn design studio Token cites rigging equipment, bridges, and the classic director's chair as inspiration behind their new...
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...
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.
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...
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.
Tesla’s Cybertruck Is a Retro-Future Space Brick—and I’m Down With That
The future is pointy.
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...
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...
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.
An Art-Collecting Couple’s L.A. Home Is a Masterpiece in Its Own Right
Síol Studios gives a 1920s Spanish Colonial house a bespoke renovation that frames an amazing art collection.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
This Summer Is All About Kicking Back, Pool Hangs, and Day Hikes—Here’s What I’m Adding to the Mix
Dwell editor Duncan Nielsen makes his top picks for an unhurried season.
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.
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.
Winter Reading List
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up, hunker down and reflect.
I'm A Kombo's Social Act
Delicious high-concept food? A homey setting? Stylish crowd? Denmark, Denmark, Denmark? Yup, this video from
Eat Me, I'm Green
Michelle Kaufman, the Martha Stewart of sustainable architecture, has unveiled her annual gingerbread version of one of her...
IM Pei: Building China Modern
For those of you, like me, who missed out on Wednesday's broadcast premiere of the wonderful IM Pei: Building China Modern,...
A look back at some of my favorite cameras
As a photographer, I love all types of cameras.
3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...
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.
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...
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care...