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Top 15 Products Dwell Readers Bought in November
From affordable stocking stuffers to practical housewares and cozy winter attire, these are the items your fellow design enthusiasts have been adding to their shopping carts...
An Asymmetrical, Sustainable Home Rises in Belgium After a Devastating Fire
A nearly decade-long collaboration between Atelier Tom Vanhee and the owner results in a playful renovation that prioritizes passive design principles and multifunctional living...
Budget Breakdown: This $851K Riverside Home Is a Case Study in Smart, Sustainable Living
Combining creative nous with careful planning, architect Mark Lawton creates a net-zero home inspired by the typology of a fisherman’s shack.
Tyra Banks Lists Her Sprawling Pacific Palisades Home for $7.89 Million
The 6,160-square-foot residence is topped with a massive rooftop deck that looks out over the Pacific coastline with an outdoor kitchen, multiple seating areas, a hot tub, and a...
A Family in Japan Makes the Most of a Tight Space on an Even Tighter Budget
For a couple and their young daughter, In Studio designs a serene hillside home with clever interiors.
You Won’t Want to Miss These Fabulous End-of-Year Sales
Finish your holiday shopping (and save big bucks in the process) with the season’s best deals on bedding, apparel, home decor, and more.
This Flat-Pack Prefab Is Designed With Remote Living in Mind
In Australia, a manufacturer and an architecture firm create an off-grid home that can be broken down and shipped across the world.
A Hilltop Midcentury Home in Los Angeles Asks $1.5 Million
This pristine Woodland Hills property has been exquisitely maintained since 1958.
10 Perfect Gift Ideas According to Brooklyn Designer Pat Kim
The furniture and home-goods maker shares what he’s eyeing this holiday season.
Before & After: A 1920s Row House Gets an Art Deco–Inspired Update in Queens
Office of Things brings light, color, and playful archways to the cramped ground level of a century-old dwelling in the working-class neighborhood of Glendale, Queens.
A Multigenerational Home in Amsterdam Can Be Reconfigured for Changing Demands
BETA Office for Architecture and the City create a five-story residence designed to accommodate and adapt to the needs of a couple with young children, as well as their elderly...
A Family Joins Hands to Restore a Crumbling Farmhouse in South Africa
Architect Lee de Wit and his relatives work together to create a getaway where nearly everything in sight tells a story.
A Suburban Los Angeles Midcentury With Ample Outdoor Space Asks $1.7 Million
At the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Altadena, California, this four-bedroom 1947 house is a place to live, work, and smell the roses.
A Tiny Apartment in Hong Kong Uses Adaptable Joinery to Expand the Space
Sim-Plex Design Studio transforms a 504-square-foot flat for a young family with cleverly concealed storage and a private, lofted living space for their live-in helper.
A Pint-Sized Parisian Apartment Is Transformed Into a Refined Pied-à-Terre
MMNK overcomes the constraints of a complex floor plan to turn a cramped 592-square-foot space into an elegant home.
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of Lapinha da Serra.
Home Goods Designer Ellen Van Dusen Tells Us What She’s Loving—and Gifting—This Year
The founder of Dusen Dusen clues us in on everything that’s caught her eye this holiday season.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Builder Creates an Off-Grid Cabin in Canada for $22K
Perched on a cliff above the North Saskatchewan River, this 240-square-foot family retreat soaks up jaw-dropping views.
A Glowing Midcentury by Jack Corey Asks $1.8 Million in Los Angeles
HabHouse meticulously restored the 1954 post-and-beam midcentury, which architect Jack Corey designed for his parents while still in school.
What Role Do iBuyers Play in a Volatile Real Estate Market?
The growth of tech-driven “instant buyers” speaks to their potential, but Zillow’s recent exit reveals the algorithms’ shortcomings.
A Punched-Up Brooklyn Townhouse Holds Three New Condos Starting at $1.2M
Overlay Office turns an 1899 building in South Slope into bright, two-bedroom units that have plenty of graphic flair.
A 376-Square-Foot Apartment in Brazil Goes From Too Tight to Just Right
Architect Leandro Garcia revamps a one-bedroom apartment to create a compact yet comfortable home for a mother and her 13-year-old son.
This New Jersey Home’s Scandinavian-Style Refresh Banishes Winter Blues
A remodel by architect Peter Goodhue transforms a dark, cramped residence into an airy place for a young family.
A Couple’s Home in New Jersey Takes Root Near a Peaceful River
Z+ Architects navigated an unusual riverfront site to create a contemporary residence with tranquil views and privacy.
In Melbourne, a Retired Couple’s Weatherboard Cottage Gets a Luminous Extension
Roam Architects designs an airy addition with a timber roof, a two-way fireplace, and generous glazing that connects it to the backyard.
A Spanish-Style Home in San Diego Gets a Big Upgrade With Just 39 Additional Square Feet
Thanks to a simplified layout and clear connection to the outdoors, this historic home is ready for a new chapter.
Dwell Picks: 26 Gifts We’re Loving This Year
Here’s what our team members will be gifting for the holidays—or dropping heavy hints that we want to receive.
These Minimalist Prefab Homes Maximize Indoor/Outdoor Living
2 prefabs—one a Japanese-inspired ADU, the other a young family’s spare and serene headquarters—take root in Los Angeles.
Budget Breakdown: Restored for $364K, a Connecticut Artist’s Midcentury Home Stars Fieldstone Walls
A painstaking renovation by D2 Interieurs brings this 1950s residence—complete with a kidney-shaped pool—back to its retro glory.
A Biophilic Home in Vietnam Impresses With a Hollow-Brick “Breathing Wall”
Abundant greenery, ample skylights, and a partial glass roof round out a multigenerational home by CTA | Creative Architects.