Kelly Dawson is a writer in Los Angeles who has been contributing to Dwell's print and online publications since 2015. Follow her on Instagram @kellydawsonwrites.

Two Canadian Designers Couldn’t Afford a Home, So They Built Some Really Nice Tiny Ones
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Build an Eichler-Esque Home—or Whatever You Dream Up—With These Customizable Prefab Frames
Blue Sky Building Systems makes steel structures to your specifications, whether for a suburban dwelling or Joshua Tree retreat.
This Melbourne Apartment Has the Coolest Solution for Exposed Pipes
A remodel turned them into a focal point with a bright orange paint job that matches the fixtures.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
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At a time when stress levels are rising, adding a touch of greenery to the bathroom can elevate both your space and your mood.
Here’s the Secret to Making a Neutral Palette Pop in Your Home
Designer Joyce Downing Pickens of JDP Interiors knows that a neutral palette can be boring when done wrong.