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...
Richard Neutra’s Bailey House Hits the Market—Along With a Lavish Mansion—for $20M
Also known as Case Study House #20, the Bailey House was restored by Marmol Radziner.
Home for the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know About Traveling This Winter
With so much up in the air due to COVID-19, Americans are playing it safe when planning holiday vacations.
A Jewel Box Floating Home on Seattle’s Lake Union Lists for $3.5M
Vandeventer + Carlander used an inverted floor plan to fit in multiple outdoor spaces and a bedroom overlooking the water’s edge.
This Bright and Airy Backyard Cottage in Los Angeles Feels Like a Cabin in the Woods
Originally an ADU for aging parents, this cottage in Solano Canyon is at once lofty and snug.
A Chicory Kiln Becomes a Sustainable Vacation Home With Endless Flexibility
Mobile cabinetry and thoughtful reuse turn a dilapidated industrial structure into a warm and creative home with open-ended...
A Sassy, Pink-Trimmed Ranch Near Palm Springs Lists for $899K
The chic William Cody–designed home comes with a sizable wraparound bar that’s ideal for entertaining.
Here Are 8 Homes You Can Buy Near Chicago With $515K
You can choose from a riverfront studio in the famous "Corn Cob Towers" and the former home of Game of Thrones author George R.R....
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...
An Airy Apartment in a Converted Historic Gem Seeks $1.5M in Newport, Rhode Island
Oversized windows frame picturesque city and water views, while soaring ceilings enhance the sense of space in this new...
The New Zealand Native That's Taking Over Rotterdam
The sleek lighting designs of Sabine Marcelis are capturing the attention of fashion houses and architecture firms alike.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Dining Table
Craft your own live-edge walnut dining table with this step-by-step video and guide.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Some Design-Forward Gifts for Your Favorite Four-Legged Pal
Finally, some pet accessories that are cute enough to keep out.
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
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...
A Renovated Flat in Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67
A flat renovated by a pair of fashion insiders breathes new life into architect Moshe Safdie's iconic Habitat '67 building.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
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...
Maker Faire 2009
This weekend the annual Maker Faire is taking place south of San Francisco at the San Mateo County Events Center.
Dwell's Innovate It! Winners Announced
Phase II of Dwell's Innovate it! design competition has ended.
I Replaced My Big-Box Store Cabinets With Custom Plywood Fronts
Well, my boyfriend did, but I supervised—and the process was surprisingly painless.
Can Mercer Labs Keep the Immersive “Museum” Trend Alive?
Following in the footsteps of Meow Wolf and Van Gogh experiences, a real estate developer and artist have transformed a former...
20 Spectacular Warehouse-to-Home Conversions
Featuring expansive floor plans, high ceilings, and edgy industrial elements, these unique designs take warehouse-to-home...
How CSAs Took Root in the U.S.
Community-supported agriculture programs boomed during the pandemic, but the seeds were cultivated decades beforehand.
How Midcentury Modern Met the Stone Age to Create Flintstones Chic
More than half a century since the sitcom’s debut and 30 years since its live-action movie release, the lasting influence of the...
Hawaii Has a Severe Housing Shortage. Will Allowing Counties to Ban Short-Term Rentals Help?
In an attempt to create affordable housing, Governor Josh Green signed SB2919, which allows counties to ban vacation rentals...
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.
20 Great Midcentury Modern Interiors
The following rooms provide a modern take on what it is to live today in a midcentury modern home.
20 Modern Home Eat-in Kitchens
In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.
An Art-Collecting Couple’s L.A. Home Is a Masterpiece in Its Own Right
Síol Studios gives a 1920s Spanish Colonial house a bespoke renovation that frames an amazing art collection.
What’s With TikTok’s LED Light Obsession?
The hugely popular multicolored strip lights, projectors, and sunset lamps build on the Tumblr-era string lights aesthetic, just...
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
An Organization Is Using History to Rehab Public Housing
They may not be loved by the architectural public—or their residents—but now that they’re old enough to be considered...
Why Is Disney So Obsessed With Housing?
A century after its founding, the cultural behemoth still has its founder’s fascination with utopia and new urbanism at its core.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.

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