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Brighten Your Home With Lighting From Our 7 Favorite Eco-Conscious Makers
Brighten Your Home With Lighting From Our 7 Favorite Eco-Conscious Makers
Grab these artful lighting pieces from brands that keep Mother Nature top of mind.
26 Essentials to Get the Fall Feels in Full Swing
Playoff baseball, changing leaves, and crisp morning air—autumn is a big mood, and we’re leaning in with some seasonal picks for the home and wardrobe.
An Angular Black Cabin in Coastal France Honors the Bucolic Landscape
Designed by two Bordeaux-based architects as their family vacation home, the 850-square-foot structure sits on raised platforms that allow the surrounding ecosystem to prosper.
A Chilean Cabin Rises Amidst Ancient Trees in the Andes Mountains
A Chilean Cabin Rises Amidst Ancient Trees in the Andes Mountains
Returning to its roots, local firm Iragüen Viñuela Arquitectos creates a gable-roofed vacation home while preserving the surrounding flora.
An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin
Designed by Sala Architects, Metal Lark Tower is the first cabin to open at Nordlys Lodging, a 140-acre property where nature rules.
The Meditative Pastime of Rock Collecting Inspires an Artful Lighting Series
Modeled after ocean-tumbled rocks, the smooth forms of these sustainably made lamps will make you want to pick them up and take them home.
A Multitiered Addition With a Lush Courtyard Revives a Federation-Style Melbourne Home
Architectural studio WALA breathes new life into a dated weatherboard bungalow with a two-level extension that incorporates a rear garden and addresses the home’s flood-prone site.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
A Brutalist-Inspired Home in Australia Maintains a Breezy Connection to the Bush
Complying with newly minted fire safety building codes, architect Polly Harbison started with concrete to create a dreamy indoor/outdoor retreat for her clients.
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration
Zooco Estudio creates a sublime workspace on the top floor of a painter’s home.
20 Eye-Catching Homes That Make Use of Circular Motifs
Ring-shaped skylights, wall cutouts, and built-in window nooks are among the playful, geometric features that round out these homes.
An Awkward Dublin Home Turns a Corner With a Smart Triangular Extension
Robert Bourke Architects utilizes every inch of space on a challenging site to create an addition with skylights, a garden, and room to breathe.
An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental
Taking cues from the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in California, artist Shawn Button crafts an immersive desert getaway that transports visitors to a...
This Light-Filled Forest Home in the Netherlands Brings Nature Into Focus
On the site of a former clinic, Kevin Veenhuizen Architects creates a peaceful family residence where plants and wildlife abound.
Create a Warm Backdrop for Holiday Entertaining With These Inviting Furnishings
Easygoing living rooms, comfortable kitchens, and intimate dining areas are the home’s focal points during the holidays, so make them stylish—and relaxing—this season.
Co-Own a Charming Villa in the French Riviera With a Pool and Outdoor Kitchen for $370K
French provincial touches make this remodeled home an indoor/outdoor haven.
This Cute Wooden Shelter Is Like an Apartment Building for Bees
With a new bee home design meant for your backyard, Danish company Habeetats is creating a buzz around biodiversity.
Before & After: A Chicago Architect Straightens Out Her Victorian Cottage’s Unwieldy Floor Plan
Removing a questionable staircase, Danielle Beaulieu brings light and fluidity into her 130-year-old home.
At 820 Square Feet, This Glass-Ensconced Cabin Feels Bigger Than It Is
With its large covered porch and glazed walls, the Beaver Creek Cabin frames the forest like a picture.
14 Extraordinary Additions That Transform Centuries-Old London Homes
These contemporary extensions bring new life to old terrace homes and residences from the Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian eras.
A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country
After an in-house meal, guests can stay the night at the renovated farmhouse, which is designed as an agritourism escape.
A Bright and Shining Addition Connects a ’70s Townhouse to Its Garden
A sunken room offers a clever solution to a large, problematic drop at the back of this UK home.
Dwell Picks: 21 Things We’re Obsessing Over This Fall
The team leans into the season with a wine that’s worthy of the Thanksgiving table, an affordable duvet cover, and table lamps to set the scene for working and lounging at home.
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Home Near Buenos Aires Draws Inspiration From the Eames House
Up-and-coming Argentinian architect Florencia Rissotti’s first built-from-scratch residence is an homage to simple living.
A Postwar Cottage in Melbourne Gets a Light-Filled Extension With a Central Courtyard
DOOD Studio helps a young Australian couple create a light and bright addition to their previously dark home, which the owner-builder clients lived in throughout the construction...
Is Your Guest Bed Ready for the Holidays?
Ensure your visitors have sweet dreams this season with heavenly bedding.
This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space
In a one-size-fits-all home design concept, Bernardes Arquitetura has developed modular glulam-beam structures that can be added onto ad infinitum.
These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022
We spoke to industry experts about the shades that will define the coming year—and how these hues can dictate our moods.
A Meticulously Restored 19th-Century Row House in Manhattan Seeks $1.8M
Part of a cobblestone cul-de-sac in Washington Heights, the three-story residence once graced the pages of Dwell.