7 Most Eco-friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
Giulio Cappellini on the Changing Design Landscape
We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...
Shops We Love: Quitokeeto
It might be because Quitokeeto photographs its collection of earthy ceramics, sculptural steamers, vintage kitchenware, rare...
Q&A With David Lai of Hello Design
It goes without saying that David Lai, Principal and Creative Director of Hello Design, has had a lot of experience creating...
Susan Paley on Game-Changing Technology
At Dwell on Design, Susan Paley, the entrepreneur and strategic advisor behind such brands as Beats by Dre and JBL, shares her...
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Back Storied
Without altering its turn-of-the-20th-century facade, architect Christopher Polly transformed the rear of this Newtown,...
Vibrant Affordable Housing Prototypes in Los Angeles
Lehrer Architects develops a new model for affordable housing in Los Angeles.
Striking Green House with a View in El Salvador
A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...
A Pitched-Roof Dwelling on Scotland's Isle of Skye
A modern house steeped in heritage, history, and spirituality emerges on the fringes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Town House
Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home
A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme
Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.
An Angular Futuristic House in Georgia
The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.
An Angular Copper-Clad Apartment Building in Italy
Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.