7 Most Eco-Friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
7 Toaster Ovens That Are Worthy of Gracing Your Countertop
These design-forward toaster ovens are the best things since sliced bread.
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement...
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
9 Countertop and Cabinetry Pairings to Take Your Kitchen From Drab to Delicious
Want to elevate your kitchen in a big way? Consider the counters and cabinets.
Refresh Your Countertops With These Bold, New Surfaces
Make a statement with a striking, new counter for your kitchen or bathroom.
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
18 Kitchen Gadgets That Will Look Good on Your Countertop
Elevate your home cooking game with these sleek culinary staples.
Photo of the Week: Bright White Kitchen With Wood Countertop
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.
Get a Designer Kitchen on an IKEA Budget With Reform’s New Fronts and Tops
Muller Van Severen, Studio David Thulstrup, and Note Design Studio lend their talents to create captivating new cabinet fronts...
How to Choose the Right Material For Every Surface of Your Home
With a variety of surfaces built for any purpose, including facades, flooring, and countertops, Neolith provides high quality,...
Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Wonderful Wood Accents
Cabinets, countertops, ceilings, and more—these modern kitchens embrace a natural palette.
Dwell Home Venice: Part 19
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
Sub-Zero Celebrates 70 Years in the Kitchen
Dwell on Design exhibitor, Sub-Zero Group, Inc., celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and will showcase its new line of...
Lightpot by Studio Shulab
Many an indoor planter has passed across the pixels of design blogs lately, always a clear symbol of sustainability, modern...
Product of the Day: MANUAL Coffee Maker Nº1
Any true coffee lover (snob) will tell you that one cup manual brewing is the best way to enjoy the black elixir of the gods and...
A Minimalist Bathroom in Los Angeles
For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...
Summer Squash Salad
In one of San Francisco's many multi-unit buildings from the early-1900s, Heidi Lender (with the help of John Lum Architecture...
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
16 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space
These sleek storage options for drying dishes, cooking utensils, and pantry items like spice jars are immensely helpful when it...
A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation
For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...
The Top 6 Backsplash Materials to Consider for Your Kitchen Renovation
Whether it's tile, glass, stone, metal, brick, or wood, there's a wide variety of functional backsplash options out there to...
Playful Platforms Revamp This Japanese Lake House Into a Fun, Five-Story Retreat
On the shore of Japan's Lake Nojiri, interrelated levels are cleverly used to create a multi-story home.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
Vivid Accent Colors Turn This Tiny Abode Into a Dreamy Oasis
A design duo transform their Manhattan apartment from dark and cramped to sleek and loft-like.
An Artsy Penthouse With a Private Rooftop Terrace Asks $3.5M in Miami Beach
The two-story home boasts 20' ceilings, Terrazzo floors, and custom-made high impact windows.
Fall Fires
With Fall coming fast, I'm hoping for an Indian Summer and at least another month of evenings spent outdoors.
Get Cozy in This Renovated A-Frame Cabin in the Woods
A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame cabin in New Jersey into a Scandinavian-inspired retreat that starts at...
Budget Breakdown: A Design Duo Give Their San Francisco Loft a Modern Makeover for $70K
The homeowners tackled much of the work themselves to refashion a dated home into the ultimate, 700-square-foot city loft.
A Tiny Parisian Loft Strikes Industrial Vibes With a Surprising Material Palette
Black steel accents and exposed oriented strand board redefine a tiny Parisian apartment with high ceilings and tons of natural...
Secrets You Need to Know When Using Wood in Wet Spaces
Who says wood and moisture don't work well together?
7 Stylish Bathroom Sinks That Can Fit in Even the Tiniest of Spaces
Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it has to lack style or functionality.
Modern Tiny Kitchen Remodel in Sweden
What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.
Budget Breakdown: A Designer Couple Revamp a Tiny Seattle Condo For $13K
Clay Anderson of Olson Kundig and Alex Almerico of NBBJ give their 505-square-foot home in Capitol Hill a serious upgrade on a...
Budget Breakdown: An Interior Designer Livens Up Her Dated Kitchen for $57K
Leonora Mahle gives her midcentury kitchen a fresh new look with a pool-inspired color palette.
Before & After: Jenni Kayne’s Renovated Lakeside Kitchen Reimagines the “Rustic” Look
Designer Jenni Kayne updates a Lake Arrowhead kitchen while prioritizing natural light, neutral tones, and quality materials.

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