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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
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.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
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.
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...
Here Are 20 of the Best Midcentury Renovations in Palm Springs
We’ve gathered 20 of our favorite homes that maintain their midcentury flavor without sacrificing 21st-century modernizations and...
Spend Your Days Working From Home in This Handsomely Renovated Oakland Loft for $1.2M
Designed by pioneering live/work architect Tom Dolan, the open residence features a floating staircase and a street-level...
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming...
Meet “Object & Thing,” New York’s Rule-Breaking New Art and Design Fair
Launched by a Frieze art fair veteran, the weekend-long event presents 200 works by both artists and designers in a Bushwick...
Quick Hits: An Inflated Steel Mirror, Vintage Italian Ashtrays, and an Oversize Ottoman
A brief scan of design items worth grabbing, including a revamped 1970s sofa and a limited-edition ceramic pitcher.
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.
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors...
Donald Wexler Himself Helped Renovate This Palm Springs Prefab Rental
Not only did the father of Palm Springs modernism design this steel-and-glass prefab, but he also stepped in to oversee its...
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...
Facade Printer Inkjets the City
Touted as 'an inkjet printer in architectonical scale,' the Facadeprinter works by taking a vector or pixel file, and 'shoots' it...
This New Camper Triples in Size With the Push of a Button
Like magic, the new BeauEr 3X travel trailer expands to three times its size in less than 60 seconds.
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.
Just in Time for a New Age of Remote Work, Kibbo Combines Van Life and Co-Living
With a growing fleet of converted vans, a network of community clubhouses, and a vision of tech-enabled “ephemeral cities,” Kibbo...
Sea Ranch in the Suburbs
Whether you consider it democracy at work or architectural sacrilege, the online retailer houseplans.com has begun selling...
Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
This Family of Four Travels Australia in a Boho-Chic 1984 Nissan Civilian
An adventurous couple convert an old church van into a cozy 120-square-foot home on wheels.
Pro Van Converters Share Their Design Approach—and #Vanlife Tips for DIYers
Nomadic duo CarpenterIngram launched their van conversion business after falling in love with life on the road.
Here’s How to Support the Protests Against Police Brutality
Protestors across the U.S. are demanding justice for George Floyd and other victims of police brutality.
A Tiny Skyscraper Lists for $1.5M in a Japanese Forest
The towering home conjures up tree house vibes with its multilevel layout and verdant views.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...

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