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An Ordinary Suburban Home in Vancouver Is Given a Modern Edge
When a West Vancouver couple called on an architect to build their family home, he delivered—he just had to change the roof first.
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...
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....
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 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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
Meet 3 Robots That Could Be Changing the Construction Industry
We introduce you to three companies with innovative robotic systems that could be bringing a lot of change to home construction.
3 Vacation Rentals We’d Love to Stay In
Our editors pick some of their favorite holiday getaways that architects and designers have uploaded to Dwell.com.
A Midcentury-Modern Home in Palm Desert Is Preserved to a T
The first thing to go is usually the layout.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Spellbinding Staircases
These modern staircases are a step above the rest.
A Sensational Slice of Coastal California With 3 Houses Lists For $6M
The crown jewel of this five-acre estate is a midcentury glass studio elevated on stilts.
The Deep Dive: A Sea Ranch Renovation
The house was originally built in 1968 as a demonstration home for the Sea Ranch planned community.
3 New Book Releases: The Life and Work of Le Corbusier
2012 marked what would have been the 125th birthday of the great French architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known to the...
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they promise a simpler lifestyle in a...
7 Wallpaper Designs That Will Instantly Revamp Your Space
When it comes to decor, there are very few products that can alter the mood and ambience of a space as dramatically as wallpaper.
The Dwell 24: Studio Kae
For Zhekai Zhang and Keren Wang, the pair behind Studio Kae, imperfection is often the desired outcome.
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.
Without a Buyer, This Frank Lloyd Wright Building Will Be Destroyed in 3 Days
The Lockridge Medical Center will be demolished on January 10, 2018—and it will be the first viable Wright design to be lost in...
For our latest installment of Three Buildings, in which we ask members of the design community to share three of their favorite...