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18 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Storage Solutions
Architects, designers, and DIY enthusiasts craft inventive storage solutions beneath staircases where negative space usually...
Double the Pleasure
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Get Smarter
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
An Origami-Inspired Apartment in Hong Kong With Tons of Smart Storage
Following the influential saying adopted by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “less is more," this Hong Kong apartment taps into the...
George Smart
George Smart, executive director of Triangle Modernist Archive, is a modern-day Lorax for modern-designed houses.
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
A Concrete Casita in Austin Does Double Duty as Guesthouse and Gear Storage
Ravel Architecture builds an efficient in-law unit in one family’s backyard out of board-formed concrete and steel.
7 Smart TV Devices You Need to Cut Cords for Good
A gadget-based guide to the post-cable future.
A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
Goodbye, Smart Home?
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?
3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest
Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a...
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
7 Coolest California Prefabs
With their main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes often cost less to build, offer a higher...
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
7 Prefabs Set in Nature
One of the benefits of prefabricated and modular buildings is that they leave minimal construction waste and can be built without...
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
7 Modern Nightstand Options
Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...
7 Questions with Maxwell Ryan
On a budget but want a cool pad? Struggling with a small space? We chat up Maxwell Ryan, founder of the popular Apartment Therapy...
7 Reliable Prefab Companies in California
You don’t have to look far to find a host of experienced designers and builders of prefab homes in the Golden State.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
7 Homes Designed for Sustainable Living
From a shipping container dwelling to architect Steven Holl’s forest retreat, these residences embody the ideal that what’s best...
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
7 Unbelievable Rustic Cabin Makeovers
Contemporary, chic, and oh-so cozy—these rustic cabin makeovers are oozing with design inspiration.
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you.
7 Most Eco-Friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia
The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food,...
7 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...
7 Romantic Palm Springs Getaways
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone? Plan a trip to Palm Springs for rest and relaxation in...
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
7 Crafty Alternatives to the Traditional Headboard
These unusual takes on the classic headboard are sure to shake up your bedroom decor.

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