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...
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.
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...
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Artist John Baldessari’s Craftsman-Style Home in Santa Monica Asks $3.9M
Renovated and expanded by Godfredsen-Sigal Architects, the two-story residence has no shortage of inspiring, light-filled spaces.
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...
On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
When you’re staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park, it’s difficult to leave your room.
A Sensitively Restored Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig
Designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954, this iconic L.A. house was carefully restored to pay homage to the Koenig's distinctive style.
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...
Sea Ranch in the Suburbs
Whether you consider it democracy at work or architectural sacrilege, the online retailer houseplans.com has begun selling...
Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
Vonnegut/Kraft Makes Wood Furniture (and Collect Home Items) That Bridge Old and New Ideas
The husband-and-wife design team mix antiques with eclectic, home-spun goods.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
Shopping Los Angeles
Along with West Elm, CB2, and Ikea, actors Jayma Mays and Adam Jones visited a slew of local shops to personalize their Los Feliz...
Public Art at Johns Hopkins
Yesterday the Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opened its new building, the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, bringing...
Friday Finds 01.06.12
We're back this New Year with the first Friday Finds of 2012.
How to Keep New York’s Floating Swimming Pool From Being an Island for the Rich
Architect Dong-Ping Wong, who recently made headlines for vocalizing concerns about whether + POOL will be accessible to...
13 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000
Get a great night’s sleep with these über-comfy mattresses, all except one priced at less than $1,000 for a queen.
Interior Designers Speak: 18 Common Design Mistakes to Avoid
We asked the best and brightest to set the record straight on what makes good (and bad) interior design.
Dwell’s Top 10 Prefabs of 2017
Here are the extraordinary prefabs that made the biggest splash this year.
This Architect’s Cambridge Home Is a Testing Ground for Sustainable Design
MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks upgrades his “not structurally sound” bungalow with innovative materials and enough solar...
Before & After: A Remodeled L.A. Home Dazzles With Fresh Materials and Color
Veneer Designs brings a “blank ’90s box” into the 21st century.
Dwell Community’s 10 Most Popular Homes of 2018
Sensational, stylish, and startlingly unique—this year’s most popular homes submitted by the Dwell community are a cut above.
Two Rammed-Earth Buildings Host a Sustainable Live/Work Space For a Colorado Artist
Serving as an art studio/residence for artist Rebecca DiDomenico, Swoon Art House has been built from 100-percent renewable...
Dwell’s Top 10 Renovations of 2017
The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.
Snag This Los Angeles Midcentury For Just Under $2M
Surrounded by nature, but just minutes from Beverly Hills.
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
The Dwell 24: Studio Kae
For Zhekai Zhang and Keren Wang, the pair behind Studio Kae, imperfection is often the desired outcome.
Q&A with Artspace Founder
If the "Introduction to Art Collecting" story in our December/January 2011 issue whet your appetite for art acquisition—or if you...
Now You Can Buy a Historic Home in Italy For Just €1
Sambuca, on the Italian island of Sicily, hopes to attract investment in its beautiful but crumbling architecture with the...
Surveying Frieze New York
Fact #1: New Yorkers are more allergic to bridges and tunnels than plants and trees.
Antoni Gaudí’s First-Ever Designed House Lists on Airbnb for $1
The legendary architect’s Casa Vicens will open its doors in Barcelona for an exclusive one-night stay.
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.

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