The latest trend in hotel design is none other than bunk beds.
Olson Kundig Houses
If there's one material Tom Kundig of Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects is known for deploying in his projects, it's...
Midcentury's Greatest Hits
We've featured homes from virtually every continent, in locations as far ranging as busting metropolises to serene...
An Eco-Friendly Compact Cabin in Washington
On Puget Sound, activist and filmmaker Anna Hoover collaborated with Les Eerkes, a principal at Olson Kundig...
Architects' House Museums
From Luis Barragán's Mexico City residence to the Alvar Aalto House in Helsinki, we share ten architects' dwellings...
A Serene Hotel in Carmel, California
Design maverick Nicole Hollis masterminds new guest rooms at the Carmel Valley Ranch that channel a rustic, casual, and...
Monochromatic Color Palettes Are the Ultimate Modern Design Tool
With stunning photographs by Pia Ullin, Monochrome Home shows how restrained color palettes of inky blues, black,...
Take Two: 7 Adaptive Reuse Projects We Love
As the way in which people use cities morphs form generation to generation, we're left with dormant buildings—those...
Blustery weather got you down? Here are seven fireplaces sure to warm you up.
Canada's Design Domestic
Design Domestic is a photo-based exhibit featuring nine Canadian designers and artists in their homes.
Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture
If you caught our recent round up of shipping container homes, you know there's no shortage of innovative adaptations...
Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier
Swiss-born architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, is one of the most venerated figures in the...
Inexpensive Gabled Garden Shed in Belgium
Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the...
Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes
By getting creative with financing, searching for contractors who were willing to experiment, and shopping wisely,...
Tiny Cabins in the Vermont Woods Commune With Nature
Architects Joan M. Soranno and John Cook forge five guest cabins that embrace the landscape and celebrate the spirit of...
An Eco-Friendly New Hampshire Home Stands Out for its Simplicity
For their modern home in rural New Hampshire, Scott McCullough and Jessica Cook, both architectural designers, sought...
A Chocolate Bar that Tastes as Good as it Looks
When it comes to confections, packaging often gets the high design treatment.
Creative Ways to Store Firewood
So you're fortunate enough to have a fireplace or wood-burning stove at home, but where to place fuel for the flames?...
The Dwell Guide to Kitchen Design
Is your kitchen too drab? Feeling the pinch of cramped cooking quarters? Appliances dating from the stone age? We've...
Building the Pentimento House
David Barragan and Jose Maria Saez call their Pentimento House "an architecture to be naked to connect with its...
LEGO Blocks Made from Chocolate
File under fantasy materials: LEGO-like blocks made from chocolate.
A Tropical Indonesian House that Spirals Out from a Central Courtyard
In the house he designed for himself and his family, architect Ivan Priatman explored his view of tropical modernism:...
Watch an Unassuming House Unfold into a Community Theater
The tiny city of York, Alabama, is located a three hour drive west of Montgomery, near the Mississippi border.
A Three-Story Home in Buenos Aires with Easy Garden Access
As an architect, Camilo Policastro strives to create open and integrated spaces with a toolkit of simple, raw materials.
20 Homes with Inspiring use of Glass
Floor-to-ceiling windows? Yes, please. Flip through our gallery of gorgeous glass houses in which windows become walls.
12 Porches Across America
A spot to foster conviviality with passersby, a place to perch a chair and enjoy the outdoors, a threshold between...
Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places
Crunched for space, the residents of these homes—mostly under 1,000 square feet—have the same ideas: look upward and...
Modern Residential Architecture Rebels
Modern homes that buck the expected vernacular? Sign us up. See an array of residences from Boise to Charleston that...
Daring Hillside Homes
Clinging to their precarious sloping lots, these houses rise to challenging building sites.
Houses with Creative Courtyards
For outdoor dining or a private place to lounge in the sun, nothing beats a courtyard. Here are seven such spaces.