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How to Create an Eco-Friendly Household, According to Coyuchi’s Design Director
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
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 who likes to host.
A Los Angeles DJ’s Hacienda-Style Home With a Backyard Studio Asks $1.5M
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.
This Modular Outdoor Furniture Line Snaps Together Like a LEGO Set
Mix, match, and move the pieces of the new Dwell x Chicory collection to create the perfect lounge for any season or space.
HGTV Star Anthony Carrino Shares How He Created Idyllic Indoor/Outdoor Living In the Catskills
The home improvement expert recently renovated a 3,100-square-foot stone house for his family to enjoy year-round.
A Five-Year Renovation of This 1950s Bel Air Home Opens It Up to the Breathtaking Surroundings
Interior decorator Robyn Ordon teamed up with Michael Campbell of FORM Design and Development to make the most of her site with floor-to-ceiling views.
This Mountain Modern Home in Colorado Embraces Nature at Every Turn
Located south of Denver near Colorado Springs, the structure mixes redwood inside and out with contemporary glass and steel accents.
A Design Lover’s Guide to the Perfect Day in Asheville, North Carolina
A group of local designers and sculptors guide us through the ultimate day in this architecturally diverse, creative mecca.
The Desert Can Yield a Bounty of Vegetables—Just Ask One of Arizona’s Sustainable Farmers
Horticulturist Alfonso Chavez is helping return his Tucson, Arizona, community to the traditional and Indigenous practices that were disrupted by colonization and...
In the Catskills, a Textile Artist and Designer Creates Dyes From Her Own Garden
Christi Johnson might be best known for stylishly embroidering vintage garments. But she’s also developed a reputation for her earth-toned natural dyes.
An Expert Herbalist Shares Her Tips for Growing Healing Plants at Home
Juliet Blankespoor cultivates botanicals out of her backyard garden—here’s how she got started, and how you can, too.
How a Los Angeles Landscape Architecture Firm Is Reclaiming a Hillside for Native Plants
Terremoto is spearheading an experimental grassroots project to transform a neglected patch of public land with native species.
A TikTok Personality on How Gardening Can Keep You Calm, Cool, and Collected
Self-care celebrity Garden Marcus of TikTok fame shares the lessons he’s learned from the botanical world.
Our Favorite New Takes on Classic Outdoor Chairs
Whether you’re looking for an Acapulco or an Adirondack, we’ve got you covered.
These 7 Spins on the Acapulco Chair Don't Sacrifice Comfort
We’ve selected some splurge-worthy versions that feature more elaborately woven designs and luxe materials.
The Ubiquitous Monobloc Chair Has More to Offer With These 6 New Designs
The molded plastic shape has come a long way since those first introduced in the 1980s.
Cafe Culture Has Never Looked So Enticing With These 6 New Bistro Chairs
Around the world, the bistro chair is a staple for people-watching. Check out these contemporary interpretations of the classic form.
Check Out These Modern and Retro Interpretations of the Classic Lawn Chair
Here are a few new takes on the foldable, utilitarian design that has long been a staple at backyard barbecues.
Here Are 6 of Our Favorite Twists on the Adirondack Chair
This iconic chair was made for the outdoors; the latest designs mix in new materials without sacrificing comfort or durability.