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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 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 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...
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....
A Converted Warehouse Loft in the San Francisco Bay Area Seeks $950K
The radiant space in Emeryville features 19-foot ceilings, exposed wood beams, and a gabled skylight.
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...
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
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.
Sierra Club Green Home
In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only "web" he knew about was the kind spun by spiders, and social...
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...
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...
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.
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.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
7 Natural Swimming Pools That Are Completely Chlorine-Free
Say goodbye to red eyes—these naturally filtered swimming pools stay clean without chlorine.
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.
6 Contemporary Kitchen Trends That Will Last For Years to Come
From appliances and lighting to tiles, cabinetry, and shelving, say hello to six modern kitchen trends that are sure to stand the...
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.
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Spellbinding Staircases
These modern staircases are a step above the rest.
7 Coolest California Prefabs
With their main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes often cost less to build, offer a higher...
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
7 Prefabs Set in Nature
One of the benefits of prefabricated and modular buildings is that they leave minimal construction waste and can be built without...
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
7 Modern Nightstand Options
Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...
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.
A Midcentury-Modern Home in Palm Desert Is Preserved to a T
The first thing to go is usually the layout.
7 Questions with Maxwell Ryan
On a budget but want a cool pad? Struggling with a small space? We chat up Maxwell Ryan, founder of the popular Apartment Therapy...
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...
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
The Deep Dive: A Sea Ranch Renovation
The house was originally built in 1968 as a demonstration home for the Sea Ranch planned community.