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5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
They say the "kitchen is the heart of the home" for a reason.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic High Ceilings
Who doesn't love high ceilings? We sure do. High ceilings are modern, sleek, and make any space look infinitely bigger.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork
Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a...
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Connect With Mother Nature
Everyday, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Incredible Outdoor Spaces
Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Interesting Floor Plans
Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas
An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated...
Elegantly Renovated, a Midcentury Home in Raleigh Asks $975K
Rescued from disorder and disrepair by In Situ Studio, a revived midcentury abode in Raleigh, North Carolina, is in search of a...
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...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Encourage Relaxation
Who needs a spa day when you can create a peaceful atmosphere within the walls of your own abode? Take a look at our favorite...
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
Although some may initially think that the color black might evoke a dark and ominous architectural mood, it's actually a great...
5 Key Elements of Smart Home Functionality
As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure,...

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