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A Crash Course on Cork: The Eco-Friendly Material That's Popping Up Everywhere
Don’t be surprised if this sustainable material shows up in surprising places, from cushioned flooring, to wall coverings, and...
Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms
Four designers spill their secrets for smart kitchen and bathroom design.
What's the Best Way to Save Space in a Small Bathroom?
To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.
How to Recognize Different Wood Species and a Guide to 6 of the Most Common Types
If you’ve been wanting to add to your bank of knowledge or sound like a pro at identifying some of the most common species of...
A courtyard off the master bath acts as a solar chimney, drawing in cool air and bringing light and ventilation into...
Dwell’s Top 10 Design Pros of 2017
We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.
Interior designer Danielle Roberts sought practical materials for the living room, such as custom wide-wale upholstery...
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic...
5 Easy Tips From Modern Condos For Creating a Scandinavian-Inspired Interior
Here at Dwell, we love Scandinavian design and believe there's a lot to learn from all types of projects that incorporate its...
A Guide to Shou Sugi Ban and 8 Homes Featuring the Japanese Technique
The ancient Japanese technique of shou sugi ban was traditionally used to protect wood by charring it and leaving behind a thick...
“The central vision was threefold: interiors that would bring the family joy, support their daily activities, and...
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
Kit Home Companies in All Seven Continents
Fast assembly, affordability, and energy efficiency make kit homes a desirable option for homeowners.
Large sliding glass doors suspend the living room within the landscape for family gatherings or larger events.

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