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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 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...
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 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 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...
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.
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 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...
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 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 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
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.
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...
Surveying Frieze New York
Fact #1: New Yorkers are more allergic to bridges and tunnels than plants and trees.
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.
Top 9 Dwellings of 2020
The homes nominated for this year’s Dwell Design Awards represent the best in creative, context-driven design.
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Top 9 Objects of 2020
A mug reinvented 100 ways and a Bauhaus beehive are among the nominees in this year’s Dwell Design Awards.
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.
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...
Top 9 Small Spaces of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards may be petite, but they pack a big punch.
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,...
9 Angular Homes Inspired by Geometry
Homes that are characterized by bold, geometric shapes can create an eye-catching presence while also serving functional purposes.