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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
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.
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...
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...
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?
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.
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...
Tidycore Makes a Real Mess
How organization content ignores the most important part of being neat: buying less.
The Life-Changing Magic of “Knolling”
Before purging your belongings to tidy up à la Marie Kondo, consider this organizational tactic championed by two artists with...
New Initiatives and Leaders Are Bringing Power and Profits to America’s Crafting Communities
Geechee basketmakers, Gee’s Bend quilters, and Native American artisans are developing ways of navigating markets that have not...
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.
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.
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.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.

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