These 21 Funky Bathrooms Make the Case for Ditching Subway Tiles
From eye-popping hues to bold patterns, here are styles to suit anyone bored with white-on-white.
Top 9 Bathrooms of 2020
From the whimsical to the austerely beautiful, the contenders in this year’s Dwell Design Awards are singular sanctuaries.
14 Portable Speakers That Will Outplay Your Pool Party
Meet your new favorite party guests.
20 Audio Products For the Modern Music Lover
Here at Dwell, we love music.
A Couple’s Melbourne Home Uses Geometry to Tell a Love Story
Taking inspiration from a John Donne poem, FMD Architects brings in angled shapes that represent the union of two former clients.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
This Eye-Popping Chapel For Rent in England Tells the Story of a Made-Up Saint
Designed by artist Grayson Perry and FAT Architecture, A House For Essex pays tribute a fictitious saint who stands in for the...
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.
14 Best Tropical Modern Homes That Upgrade the Island Style
Built for warm climes and lush surroundings, these tropical modern homes take a sophisticated approach to being laid-back.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
Clad in Cedar and Metal, an Indianapolis Home Gives a Modern Salute to its Traditional Surroundings
A two-story dwelling on an infill lot, the residence blends into the neighborhood with the help of cedar cladding, pitched roof...
This Palm Springs Hotel is Filled with Vintage Midcentury Modern Finds
With an extensive renovation, a 1960 Albert Frey hotel gets an age-appropriate facelift with lots of vintage appeal.
Jonathan Olivares Tells the Story of the Shop Tool Behind Some of His Most Recognizable Designs
Industrial designer Jonathan Olivares' red vise has journeyed with him from his childhood basement to the world stage.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
14 Outdoor Armchairs for Lounging in Style
Go ahead, take a seat.
25 Awesome Gifts for Kids of All Ages
Nurture their creative streak with these picks designed to pique curiosity.
This Modern Homestead With a Vintage Trailer Offers Adventure in California's High Desert
Located in the sands of the Mojave Desert's Hollywood-built Pioneertown, this modern take on a desert homestead brings a whole...
Before & After: A Hudson Valley Farmhouse Masterfully Blends Vintage and Modern
Hendricks Churchill fine-tunes an 1860s home, balancing traditional charm with contemporary updates.
A Two-Story Atrium Revamps This San Francisco Victorian Into an Airy, Modern Home
While this 1907 home might look similar to its Victorian neighbors, just wait until you see inside.
The 14 Sustainable Swaps You Might Not Be Making
Easy peasy: There are a ton of simple ways to make a positive impact on Mother Earth without drastically altering your daily...
This Awesome Shipping Container Home Can Be Yours For $125K
This portable dwelling, made of two shipping containers, is ready for its next move.
Celebrate Analog With These 14 Charming Wall Clocks
If you’re trying to log less screen time, picking up a classic clock is a great first step.
14 Subscription Boxes That Do the Work for You
Whether you’re a hiker, an oenophile, or a beauty enthusiast, there’s a subscription box for you.
Every Chair Tells a Story
Designer Yinka Ilori narrates his personal experience by creating upcycled chairs.
Pinterest Inspired Home Includes Niche Modern Kitchen Pendant Lights
We are thrilled to see Niche modern kitchen pendant lights shining brightly in this California home, inspired by the copious use...
The 10 Most Inspiring Stories of 2021
These projects cleverly address issues ranging from affordable housing to building sustainably in the face of climate change.
Dwell’s Top Stories of 2019
Celebrate the year’s end with superlative home tours, renovations, prefabs, and more.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
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14 Stylish Sleeper Sofas That Are a Dream Come True
These multifunctional marvels are a step above your average pull-out couch.
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
Tait Modern
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
14 Architectural Gingerbread Houses That Are Definitely Not Cookie Cutter
These tasty and tasteful gingerbread houses and campers take cues from the best in iconic architecture and design.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...

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