Los Angeles Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around Los Angeles, CA.

Bathrooms We Love: Beauty Vlogger Kristin Johns Showcases Her Glistening Bathroom in Los Angeles
Bathrooms We Love: Beauty Vlogger Kristin Johns Showcases Her Glistening Bathroom in Los Angeles
The YouTuber gives a closer look at the bathroom she broadcasts to her half million subscribers.
 - 13 days ago
Kitchens We Love: Trois Mec Chef Ludo Lefebvre Demonstrates How He Plies His Craft at Home
Kitchens We Love: Trois Mec Chef Ludo Lefebvre Demonstrates How He Plies His Craft at Home
The French-born chef, TV personality, and pop-up wizard showcases his personal kitchen in Sherman Oaks, California.
 - 13 days ago
Node’s New Co-Living Space Offers Instagram-Worthy Apartments For Rent
Node’s New Co-Living Space Offers Instagram-Worthy Apartments For Rent
Node's new community-focused rental apartment complex is launching in Echo Park at the end of January.
 - 8 days ago
Richard Neutra's Iconic Chuey House Hits the Market For $6.25M
Richard Neutra's Iconic Chuey House Hits the Market For $6.25M
Listed last year for $8.3 million, this storied midcentury property is now “priced to move”—but there's a catch.
 - 8 days ago
Frank Sinatra’s Legendary Midcentury Hits the Market at $12.5M
Frank Sinatra’s Legendary Midcentury Hits the Market at $12.5M
Designed by William Pereira, the storied Byrdview estate is looking for a new owner.
 - 19 days ago
A Mondrian-Like Craig Ellwood Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $2.95 Million
A Mondrian-Like Craig Ellwood Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $2.95 Million
Built in 1956 by influential Los Angeles–based architect Craig Ellwood, Casa Kundera is currently on the market after a full remodel in November 2018.
 - a month ago
Before & After: Mandy Moore Rescues a Classic Pasadena Midcentury From a Jarring ’90s Remodel
Before & After: Mandy Moore Rescues a Classic Pasadena Midcentury From a Jarring ’90s Remodel
This Pasadena residence was designed by modernist architect Harold B. Zook in 1950, but an ill-fitting ’90s renovation clashed with its midcentury spirit.
 - a month ago
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
 - 5 years ago
A Modern L.A. Home Mixes California Mediterranean With Art Deco Vibes
A Modern L.A. Home Mixes California Mediterranean With Art Deco Vibes
This new two-story home in Los Angeles blends Art Deco with a modern, minimalist edge.
 - a month ago
Before & After: A Bill Mack Midcentury Gem Gets a Gorgeous Remodel in Three Months Flat
Before & After: A Bill Mack Midcentury Gem Gets a Gorgeous Remodel in Three Months Flat
A creative California couple turn a Bill Mack-designed midcentury residence into a beautiful and practical modern home.
 - a month ago
The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.
 - 5 years ago
Before & After: A Creative Couple Update Their Midcentury L.A. Home With Custom Furniture
Before & After: A Creative Couple Update Their Midcentury L.A. Home With Custom Furniture
Matt and Jen Monroe turn a tired 1951 midcentury house in Eagle Rock into a warm, contemporary home where they now live with their two daughters.
 - a month ago
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally conscious housing solution in L.A. and beyond.
 - a year ago
Kristen Wiig’s Restored Silver Lake Midcentury Home Asks $5.1M
Kristen Wiig’s Restored Silver Lake Midcentury Home Asks $5.1M
Perched high in the hills of Silver Lake, this Albert P. Martin-designed midcentury home has returned to the market following a recent renovation and expansion.
 - 2 months ago
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform the market with their high-quality prefabs.
 - a year ago
An L.A. Hotel Reconnects With its Feminist Roots Via a Vibrant, Art-Filled Renovation
An L.A. Hotel Reconnects With its Feminist Roots Via a Vibrant, Art-Filled Renovation
Studio Collective brought Hotel Figueroa into the present with a contemporary renovation that embraces the past.
 - 2 months ago
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
 - 2 years ago
Futuristic 'Star Trek' Home Hits the Market in Malibu For $5.7M
Futuristic 'Star Trek' Home Hits the Market in Malibu For $5.7M
A rare, ultramodern home featured in the classic TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation is ready for its next owner.
 - 2 months ago
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
The star chef and TV personality shows Athena Calderone—and us—how to make mouthwatering, steam oven squash cakes that complete every entertainer’s arsenal.
 - 2 months ago
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Spurred by a recent state law aimed at easing California’s housing shortage, a Los Angeles family turns to architect Martin Fenlon to add an ADU to their backyard.
 - 2 months ago
The Gross House by A. Quincy Jones Hits the Market For $2.4M
The Gross House by A. Quincy Jones Hits the Market For $2.4M
This classic midcentury home in Crestwood Hills has been beautifully restored—and it's now for sale.
 - 2 months ago
A Thoughtfully Updated Hillside Home in L.A. Lists For $5.12M
A Thoughtfully Updated Hillside Home in L.A. Lists For $5.12M
Built by midcentury architect Albert P. Martin, this historic home comes with killer views of the Silver Lake Reservoir, not to mention an incredible 17,262-square-foot lot.
 - 2 months ago
This Light-Filled Orange County Eichler Home Just Listed For $1.1M
This Light-Filled Orange County Eichler Home Just Listed For $1.1M
A bright and beautifully updated SoCal Eichler house seeks a new owner.
 - 2 months ago
This Pierre Koenig-Designed Case Study House Lists For $3.6M
This Pierre Koenig-Designed Case Study House Lists For $3.6M
Known as the Bailey House, Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 21 boasts two bedrooms, two baths, and a whole lot of charming midcentury detail.
 - 2 months ago
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
Experience indoor-outdoor living to the fullest in this midcentury classic.
 - 3 months ago
Snag This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home For $1M
Snag This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home For $1M
A perfectly preserved, post-and beam structure hits the market in Los Angeles—and it's priced to move.
 - 3 months ago
Picture Yourself in This Historic L.A. Midcentury For $2.6M
Picture Yourself in This Historic L.A. Midcentury For $2.6M
Designed by acclaimed architect Richard Dorman, this 1959 home is packed with midcentury charm.
 - 3 months ago
A Tiered Home in Los Angeles Hugs a Steep Slope
A Tiered Home in Los Angeles Hugs a Steep Slope
Referencing Case Study architecture, Three Step House in Silver Lake gradually climbs a curving site.
 - 3 months ago
Leanne Ford's Vintage Echo Park Cabin Hits the Market at $995K
Leanne Ford's Vintage Echo Park Cabin Hits the Market at $995K
This 1906 cabin, rich with Hollywood history, was recently restored by HGTV star Leanne Ford—and now the cozy bungalow is up for grabs.
 - 3 months ago
Own This Charming 1941 Midcentury in L.A. For $1.9M
Own This Charming 1941 Midcentury in L.A. For $1.9M
Listed for the third time since its construction, this midcentury gem will transport you back in time.
 - 3 months ago