Olivia Martin is the managing editor at Dwell. Growing up in a 1905 Victorian fostered her love of architecture, design, and unpredictable floorboards. Aside from organizing articles flying around the Dwell office, she can be found wandering in vintage clothing stores or coercing her roommate into various decorating schemes for their apartment.

The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent…
Family-Friendly Renovation of a Brick Warehouse in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern…
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that…
Historic Housing Complex Transformation in England
In Sheffield, England, a historic housing complex is transformed from a city nuisance into a budding neighborhood.
Video: The Pixel Painter
Hal Lasko, also known as Grandpa, creates full-scale masterpieces pixel by pixel using Microsoft Paint. This video by…
American Made Design: Moran Woodworked Furniture
A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all…
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