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Uplift Your Home’s In-Between Spaces With These Handmade Rugs
Uplift Your Home’s In-Between Spaces With These Handmade Rugs
The country home of Australian fashion designer Collette Dinnigan is the perfect backdrop for the muted palette of Armadillo’s newly expanded Nook Collection.
An Upstate Oasis for the Modernist With a Woodsy Streak Seeks $2.5M
The three-bedroom home sits on a lush hillside overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains.
Expert Recs: Professional Bread Baker Carla Finley’s Favorite Tools for Perfect Loaves
Finley recommends some tried-and-true kitchen gadgets that even novice bakers will find useful.
This Black Gable Country Home Looks Like It Was Broken in Half
This Black Gable Country Home Looks Like It Was Broken in Half
The plan is split into a main residence and an in-law suite, but the facade’s mirrored roofline makes it seem like it was once a single volume.
A Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Remote Italy Is as Easy to Take Apart as It Was to Build
Llabb Architettura creates an experimental retreat made entirely of plywood in the mountain town of Tartago.
Here’s Your Chance to Own a Dazzling Midcentury Home in the Hollywood Hills
Designed by Edward Fickett and revitalized by Dan Brunn, the 1957 residence comes with giant glass sliders and a sparkling pool.
This New Prefab Manufacturer Is Making Modular “Haciendas” in Texas Starting at $249K
Award-winning Texan architecture studio Lake|Flato has partnered with developer Oaxaca Interests to create HiFAB, a new venture producing homes smaller than 2000 square feet.
A Refined and Delicate Renovation Primes a Historic Puglia Apartment
Luce Architetti added built-ins and a wire-frame stair that complement the two-level flat’s ancient stone interiors.
A Heavenly Home in a Converted Church Hits the Market for $2.5M
The storied Rifton in upstate New York has lived many lives since it was built in 1876—and now it’s ready for a new chapter.
Before & After: A Serene Renovation Saves a Portland Midcentury From Shag Carpet and Pink Linoleum
Architect Risa Boyer collaborates with a design-minded couple to revive a 1950s home with colorful plaster and rift-sawn white oak.
22 of Our Favorite Finds From Helsinki Design Week
22 of Our Favorite Finds From Helsinki Design Week
Our highlights from the Finnish capital include vibrant textiles, forward-looking innovations, and wooden furnishings that are anything but stiff.
In Norway, a Brick Home With an Institutional Feel Is Surprisingly “Koselig” Inside
Sanden + Hodnekvam Architects create honey-hued wood interiors that ooze warmth, and an exterior that honors local building traditions.
A ’60s Studio With a Bright-Yellow Spiral Staircase Asks £725K in London
Sliding glass doors connect the spruced-up midcentury apartment to a private balcony.
How ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Became the First Movie to Film at Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House
The team behind the much-talked about psychological thriller walk us through how they scored the similarly obsessed over Palm Springs home as a shooting location.
One Tiny Home Builder’s Big, Big Plans to Bring Its Space-Age Prefabs to the Masses
Looking at SpaceX and Apple as inspirations, Nestron says it will launch its first concept stores in Las Vegas, Houston, and Fort Lauderdale in June 2023.
Everything You Need to Know About Being On a Home Renovation TV Show
There’s been a rash of recent stories recounting nightmare experiences on home makeover series.
A “Floating” Midcentury Time Capsule Lists for $750K in Minnesota
The eccentric 1950s home is suspended atop a steel bridge and packed with original details—including an indoor pool.
Small Tweaks Turn a Traditional Japanese House Into a Home for a Potter and His Family
Architecture studio Raumus applied flattering finishes and created flexible spaces for work, play, and family living.
Architect Albert Lanier’s Redwood House in San Francisco Gets a Spirited Renovation
Designed in 1974 by Lanier, famed artist Ruth Asawa’s husband, the Noe Valley residence features fresh new finishes and an expanded plan that takes advantage of city views.
Seeking $5.8M, This Topsy-Turvy Venice Beach Home Will Make Your Head Spin
The Tectonic House is the first project built by famed firm Coop Himmelblau in the United States.
The Story Behind RBW’s Mori Pendant
Kyle Furlong, the brand’s marketing communications lead, gives us the backstory on the iconic lighting design featured prominently in the Dwell House.
Why Brendan Ravenhill’s ADA Sconce Comes Standard in the Dwell House
The Los Angeles lighting designer customized the adjustable fixture for the prefab home’s cedar facade.
All About Abodu and the Dwell House Delivery Process
Meet Eric McInerney, the cofounder of the company redefining the homebuilding experience.
Norm Architects Explains the Design of the Dwell House
Partner Sofie Thorning tells us how the Danish studio created a thoroughly considered and versatile space that connects indoors with out.
Why Is Dwell Making ADUs?
Editor-in-chief William Hanley and CEO Zach Klein explain our new backyard house initiative.
Introducing the Dwell House
A 540-square-foot ADU designed by Norm Architects and delivered to your backyard.
The Best Kind of Barware for Every Possible Situation
It's time to stop drinking Malbec from a coffee mug!
Rental Revamp: A Brazilian Architect Enlivens Her Austin Apartment With Boho-Chic Flair
Guta Louro’s colorful home is full of furniture and artworks that highlight her journey from Brazil to New York, and now Texas.
A Pristine Midcentury With Soaring Walls of Glass Seeks $1.8M in New York
Set an hour north of Manhattan, the towering home was designed by local architect Arthur Minner.
Marés Stone Meets Playful Color at This Apartment Renovation in Spain
The texture of the gold-hued walls and ceiling is balanced with red steel beams, polished concrete, and pops of pink.