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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 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...
14 Architectural Gingerbread Houses That Are Definitely Not Cookie Cutter
These tasty and tasteful gingerbread houses and campers take cues from the best in iconic architecture and design.
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...
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...
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...
2 Hillcrest by Peter Goodhue
A New Jersey property’s dark rooms and halls get a refresh that embraces a Scandinavian approach to design.
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,...
4 Exceptional Prefab Homes in Missouri
These homes explore different prefabrication techniques throughout the Midwest state.
4 Prefab Home Companies in Louisiana
These prefab and modular homes are ready for the delights of Louisiana’s landscape—and the challenges of its hot, humid climate.
4 Innovative Prefab Homes in Georgia
From container homes to domed houses, these prefab residences in Georgia have a lot to offer.
Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.
4 Modern Prefab Home Companies in Colorado
These Colorado-based firms turn to prefabrication for precisely built, eco-conscious projects—from cozy timber-framed cabins to...
4 Reasons Why Alder Is a Trending Wood
Eco-friendly, easy to work with, and cost-efficient, alder wood is having a moment in the world of building materials.
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Backyards
Whether you have a small deck in the city or a massive pool in the suburbs, having a standout backyard can be a game changer for...
Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination
By layering different types of lighting in your kitchen, you boost not only its functionality, but also its level of warmth and...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Sensational Fireplaces
Whether they're decorative or functional, these fireplaces and stoves crank up the heat on modern design.
6 Essentials You Need for Your Next House Hunt—And 4 That You Don't
The next time you plan to walk through a new door, don't forget these key essentials.
I Bought My First Home in L.A.’s Red-Hot Housing Market. It Was a Whirlwind
Even though my wife and I had the financial means, know-how, and a trusted agent, the road to becoming first-time homeowners in...
A Midcentury-Modern Home in Palm Desert Is Preserved to a T
The first thing to go is usually the layout.
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.
4 Reasons Designers Rely on Quartz, Time and Again
The durability, high performance, and timelessly beautiful look of Caesarstone quartz make it a designer’s go-to choice for...

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