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Design 101: What Are Alexander Homes, and Why Are They Still So Beloved?
The Alexander Construction Company made Palm Springs living accessible to the masses.
Here’s How to Deck Out Your Home Like a Breezy Palm Springs Midcentury
Cultivate a sunny state of mind with these pieces that channel Palm Springs’ brand of midcentury modernism.
For a Cool $25 Million, You Can Buy Richard Neutra’s Most Famous Palm Springs Home
The Kaufmann Desert House was meticulously restored by Marmol Radziner in the 1990s—and now it’s up for grabs.
A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by...
A 16th-Century Florentine Palazzo Is Transformed Into an Artist Residency
Housed within the Palazzo Galli Tassi in the heart of Florence, Numeroventi is an artist residency, exhibition space, and loft...
Design Digest: A Guggenheim Gallery in Tulum, a Donated Frank Lloyd Wright House, and More
Here are the design headlines you need to know, including a new gallery in Tulum with Guggenheim family ties, Cranbrook's...
Before & After: Twinning Homes in Melbourne Go From Ramshackle to Ravishing
Mairead Murphy of Maike Design renovates two matching houses on the same block in Brunswick East, imbuing each with its own...
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, RIBA award-winning architect Piers Taylor focuses more on light and space...
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
2 Hillcrest by Peter Goodhue
A New Jersey property’s dark rooms and halls get a refresh that embraces a Scandinavian approach to design.
An Honest Guide to the Benefits and Drawbacks of Skylights
A skylight might seem like a universally bright idea, but though it can be a great design feature, it isn’t without flaws of its...
A Posh Tudor-Style Home in L.A. Seeks $7M
Built in 1925, the updated residence and guesthouse in Hancock Park mix modern pizzazz with historic charm.
A Former Strip Club Transforms Into a Snazzy Boutique Hotel
An iconic 19th-century building welcomes a new form of entertainment as it gets converted into a stylish 58-room boutique hotel.
The Woodman’s Treehouse
The Woodman’s Treehouse transports its guests into a green wonderland where uninterrupted views of the forest and modern comforts...
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s ﬁrst patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Play’s the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Let’s Be Frank
“I am not interested in vernacular to be sentimental.
Chicago preservation architect Thomas “Gunny” Harboe prefers not to dismantle architectural monuments.
When these full-time foodies renovated their Chicago condo, getting the kitchen right meant finding the right kitchen island.
A 1958 Airstream Is Recast as a Recording Studio for an NYC Girls Club
Perched on the second floor of the Lower Eastside Girls Club, the Airstream turned studio hosts broadcasting and music production...
An Old Fisherman's House in Sicily Is Transformed Into 2 Apartments
With their property rental business "I Am Sicily" in mind, architects Francesco Moncada and Mafalda Rangel turned a dilapidated...
A Family Villa in Budapest With Colorful, 1960s-Inspired Interiors
Built at the turn of the 19th century, this villa in Budapest has been remodeled with bold and colorful, pop art-inspired...
An Architect’s 1950s Barcelona Flat Pops With Geometric Color
The founder of Raúl Sánchez Architects restyles his dated corner unit behind a chamfered facade in Barcelona’s Poblenou area.
Take an Eco-Escape to a Spherical Forest Villa in an Eroded Volcanic Cone in Rwanda
With interiors and an architectural style that's deeply rooted in indigenous design traditions, the recently opened Bisate Lodge...
11 Extraordinary Designs That Make You Rethink the Modern Shed
These thoughtfully designed outbuildings exhibit how the utilitarian backyard shed can be adapted for work, storage, and living.
The Dwell 24: Studio Kae
For Zhekai Zhang and Keren Wang, the pair behind Studio Kae, imperfection is often the desired outcome.
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the...
An 1860s Stable Modernized in Melbourne
On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two...
Jackie O’s Home in Martha’s Vineyard Is Offered at $65M
The vast 340-acre farm includes a Cape Cod-style residence designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the construction of which Jackie...
Smooth Sailing: The Cruise Ship’s Evolution From the 1800s to Today
From the no-frills vessel to the modernist liner, and the ’90s megaship to today’s boutique offerings, the cruise ship has come a...
All the Home’s a Stage
Whether you’re selling a hillside Neutra or a modest carpeted condo, home staging has become the norm in today’s uber-competitive...
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Shakes Off a Wacky Addition
SHED Architecture + Design fashions a more coherent layout for a Seward Park home with refreshing lake views.
Time Travel Back to the ’90s With Otherland’s New Candle Collection
Otherland’s first decade-inspired collection pours the best the ’90s had to offer into three new scents.
This Tiny Cabin in Maine Comes With an Entire Island for $399K
The darling cottage sits on a private islet off the coast of Addison, Maine, and boasts panoramic views of the surrounding Wohoa...
An Off-Grid “Quarantine Cabin” Near Barcelona Harvests Sunlight and Rainwater
Designed and built by a group of students in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Voxel allows its residents to operate...