Latest Stories

Browse the most recent stories from Dwell about modern homes, architecture, products, and design.

You Can Try Small-Space Living on for Size at This Tiny Home Village in Florida
You Can Try Small-Space Living on for Size at This Tiny Home Village in Florida
A couple’s decision to build a DIY house leads to 12 rentable cabins.
A Santa Barbara Compound With Sweeping Panoramas Asks $19M
Every corner has a view including the infinity pool, two-bedroom guesthouse, and cabana.
Take a Much-Needed Summer Vacation…From Vacuuming
Summer living is all about long, leisurely days—and Roborock’s cleverly designed robotic vacuum cleaners will give you more time for the things that really matter.
What It’s Really Like to Live in a 3D-Printed Home
What It’s Really Like to Live in a 3D-Printed Home
The technology has been touted as a solution to the housing crisis—but how practical are 3D-printed homes for everyday living?
A Renovated Houseboat Named Barge Maria Seeks a New Owner for £850K in London
Preserved hardwood floors, porthole windows, and vaulted ceilings with skylights span the 1929 Dutch vessel turned floating home.
22 Outdoor Dining Chairs That’ll Level Up Your Patio
Savor the sunny weather with these stylish seats.
A Retired Couple’s Hillside Home Is an Ode to Laid-Back Coastal Living
On Australia’s Coal Coast, Bokey Grant Architects creates a crisp, white dwelling that emphasizes ocean views and indoor/outdoor flow.
Get French Design Faster With Ligne Roset’s Quick Ship Outdoor Collection
The quickest way to enjoy summer is with in-stock furniture.
One of Only Three Frank Lloyd Wright Homes in Virginia Is on the Market for $2.9M
Completed in 1960—less than a year after the legendary architect’s death—the Cooke House also marks one of his last works.
Before & After: A Rural Home on the California Coast Exudes Simplicity in Materials and Mindset
A new addition makes it possible for kids to have their own space, while still being close to their parents.
Eames Obsessives Have a New Mecca to Explore
Eames Obsessives Have a New Mecca to Explore
With Ray and Charles’ granddaughter at the helm, a new nonprofit organization aims to inspire today’s creative thinkers with a never-before-seen design archive.
The Cult of Pharmaceutical Decor
From quaalude candy canisters to string lights made of empty pill bottles, what's behind the trend of furnishings that glamorize prescription drugs?
For £1.65M, This English Home With an Attached Greenhouse and Walled Garden Could Be Yours
The seven-bedroom residence features a double-height conservatory, skylight-lined hallways, and multiple green roof terraces.
Genesis Launches a Well-Appointed Electric Car With Speedy Charge Times
With its first electric vehicle, the automaker touts refined finishes, satisfying speed, and a few flourishes—paired with some practical moves.
A Geometric, Glass-Lined Home by a Local Architect Lists for $1.5M in Northern Michigan
Concrete, wood, and corrugated steel clad the Roger Hummel–designed residence with full-height windows that overlook the expansive woodland lot.
A Prefab Tiny House Springs Up on a Fairytale Site in the Bavarian Alps
Designed by Manta North, the 516-square-foot residence is situated on an organic farm near the intersection of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
How to Create an Eco-Friendly Household, According to Coyuchi’s Design Director
Whitney Thornburg shares a few of her favorite products—from well-loved kitchen towels to stylish reusable containers.
An Earthshipesque Home by a Frank Lloyd Wright Protégé Hits the Market for the First Time
Listed for $5.9 million, the sprawling Arizona residence by Taliesin architect John Rattenbury features an organic form that echoes the shapes and colors of the desert.
For €3.2M, You Could Call This Converted 17th-Century Italian Church Yours
Located in the historic village of Morimondo near Milan, the 4,843-square-foot building offers unconventional living spaces crowned with brick arches and ceiling frescoes.
Before & After: A Brick Hayloft in England Gets a Breakthrough Renovation
Simon Knight Architects turns a historic building into a contemporary family home by sprucing up its exterior and rejiggering the ground floor.
Where Others See a Go-Kart, Jay Nelson Sees a Buggy Fit for a Sea Creature
The artist teams up with Mollusk surf shop owner John McCambridge to bring a beach-roving fantasy to life in wood and fiberglass.
Our Favorite Outdoor Seating to Take You Into Summer
You can lounge all day long on these chaise longues, sofas, hammocks, and more.
A Hut in the Italian Alps That Braced Against the Elements Now Revels in the Dramatic Landscape
Luconi Architetti Associati took a boarded-up utilitarian structure and installed large windows with wood coverings that open to mountain vistas.
23 Charming Outdoor Coffee Tables We Love
Enjoy your morning cuppa en plein air.
A 1968 Home in British Columbia Hits the Market After a Studs-Out Remodel by the Current Owners
Listed for $2.7M CAD, the revived family residence includes multiple outdoor gathering spaces and an in-law suite on the lower level.
Before & After: A Tumbledown Carriage House Is Revived as a Vibrant Space for Entertaining
Architect Colleen Healey creates a colorful and spacious home for a design-savvy family that likes to host.
A Los Angeles DJ’s Hacienda-Style Home With a Backyard Studio Asks $1.5M
At the front of the property, a spacious deck and sunken firepit overlook the surrounding hills and city.
Editor’s Letter: Room to Grow
The stories in this issue show the many possibilities for what verdant living can look like—all creative, some a little extreme.
This Classic Pueblo-Style Home in Santa Fe, New Mexico Could Be Yours for $2.3M
The flat-roofed dwelling showcases common elements of the Southwestern architectural style, such as oversize wooden beams, known as vigas, plus traditional fireplaces and colorful...
This Redwood-Clad Mountain Home Embraces the Warmth of Wood at Every Turn
For a family of seven in the Colorado mountains, a home wrapped in redwood highlights nature inside and out.