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An Architect Helps Longtime Family Friends Rebuild After a California Wildfire
An Architect Helps Longtime Family Friends Rebuild After a California Wildfire
Risa Boyer designs a tiny, light-filled cabin for a retired couple after a devastating fire.
Travel Back in Time to William F. Cody’s Now-Razed Desert Modern
Featured in Monacelli’s new book, “Master of the Midcentury: The Architecture of William F. Cody,” the 1963 Shamel Residence was emblematic of postwar Palm Springs.
An Old Olive Oil Mill in Sicily Is Recast as a Charming Cottage
Using the intact stone structure, architecture firm Studio Gum added modest elements to accommodate modern living in the countryside.
A 1953 Frank Lloyd Wright With Views Over Lake Michigan Asks $1.9 Million
A 1953 Frank Lloyd Wright With Views Over Lake Michigan Asks $1.9 Million
Meticulously cared for by its current owners and featuring a harmonious addition, the Wright-designed home in the town of St. Joseph is now up for grabs.
My House: Amid a Pandemic, a Restaurateur Rebuilds Her Career and Life in Oakland
Sequoia Del Hoyo leaves the beloved diner she helped open to launch a Mediterranean-inspired meal delivery service, testing recipes in the kitchen of her new home.
A Cramped Melbourne Victorian Gets an Earthy Refresh Inspired by the Australian Bush
Designer Kim Kneipp revamps a dark, 1890s home with clever storage solutions and custom joinery made of recycled wood.
A Luminous Micro-Home Peeks Above the Rooftops in Sydney
This Australian home feels larger than its 645 square feet thanks to white walls, plenty of outdoor connections, and loads of natural light.
An Architect’s Elevated Family Home Channels Mies van der Rohe on a German Lakefront
With a heavy dose of inspiration from Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House, architect Carlos Zwick designs an art-filled home on stilts for his family of eight in Potsdam, Germany.
Submit Your Project to the 2021 Dwell Design Awards
Send us your best work in the Dwelling, Renovation, Prefab, Small Space, Garden, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Object categories by Tuesday, October 5.
10 Modern Cat Beds That Won’t Clash With Your Decor
Cats love to lounge, so we might as well make nap time cute.
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
Hunter Douglas Remains the Ace of Shades With 2 New Designer Collections
Eye-catching patterns, colors, and handcraft in the brand’s latest soft goods will dress up your windows.
Studio:Indigenous Founder Chris Cornelius Is Decolonizing Architecture
We speak to the architect and educator about how Indigenous culture influences his work, and how empathy can dismantle colonialist approaches to design.
13 Sophisticated Lunch Boxes for Adults Who Are All Grown Up
Get that back-to-school feeling, without all the homework.
Before & After: A Convoluted Midcentury in Texas Gets a Family-Friendly Overhaul
After moving back home to Abilene, a couple turn to a childhood friend to help them reimagine a 1959 residence in their old neighborhood.
This Timber Prefab by Manta North Is What Dreams Are Made Of
The Scandinavian-inspired prefab—a minimalist design that starts at $179K—is one family’s happy place by the sea.
A Cramped Attic Apartment in Madrid Is Revived With Mirrored Walls and a Blue Floor
Gon Architects transform a 323-square-foot urban dwelling owned by a music-loving journalist into a beach-inspired retreat with theatrical details.
A Dreamy, Minimalist Retreat in Spain Opens to Its Lush Surroundings
Positioned along the Mediterranean, the family home features modernist lines and a living area that connects to a gorgeous backyard.
This Norwegian Tiny House on Wheels Will Take You Anywhere You Want to Go
Norske Mikrohus’s latest project is a 174-square-foot-home that promises to get you closer to nature.
A New Book Brings to Light the Profound Impact of Women Designers
It’s been right in front of us all along, but architect Jane Hall’s latest book makes it abundantly clear: Design as we know it would be nothing without a woman.
The Dwell 24: These Are the Designers You Need to Know in 2021
Every year, we present the most exciting designers making furniture, lighting, and other objects for your home. Here is this year’s list...
The Dwell 24: Blue Green Works
At Blue Green Works, creative director Peter B. Staples creates lighting fixtures inspired by film, architecture, and New York City.
The Dwell 24: Studio Liam Lee
New York–based designer Liam Lee is quickly gaining notice for his vibrant, captivating textile panels.
The Dwell 24: Orior
The furniture designers at Orior are applying a contemporary perspective informed by traditional methods.
The Dwell 24: Atra Form Studio
At Atra Form Studio in Mexico City, Alexander Diaz Andersson makes globally inspired furniture that pulls from his Swedish-Mexican roots.
The Dwell 24: Tiffany Loy
Tiffany Loy’s woven art draws from her deep knowledge of traditional techniques across Singapore, England, and Japan.
The Dwell 24: Studio Beson
Studio Beson founder, Gregory Beson, harnesses his early experience as a woodworker to create thoughtful, one-of-a kind furniture.
The Dwell 24: Mac Collins
Mac Collins is a young designer making a big name for himself through his functional furniture and objects that are rooted in the art of storytelling.
The Dwell 24: K’era Morgan
K-apostrophe is a collection of made-to-order accessories by Los Angeles–based artist K’era Morgan.
The Dwell 24: Studio Biskt
Brussels-based Studio Biskt combines ceramics and industrial design to explore innovative clay creations.