“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

9 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day at Home
Honor our military service members and kick off the summer while staying safe at home.
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...
Discover 9 Modern Ways to Use Marble in Your Bathroom
Though marble is widely known for its old-school glamour, it can also bring some simple, modern luxury to a more contemporary...
9 Soothing Homes Designed for Health and Wellness
These peaceful dwellings are a refuge for the body and mind.
Top 9 Design and Architecture Podcasts to Tune Into
Nerd out with our favorite design podcasts.
9 Inspiring Accessible Homes That Champion Inclusive Design
These nine striking homes demonstrate the powerful impact of universal design.
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
19 Ways to Use Track Lighting for a Streamlined Kitchen Design
Sleek, versatile, and customizable, track lights can add a “wow” factor to your kitchen without being overwhelming.
8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
Top 9 Gardens of 2020
The verdant spaces nominated for the Dwell Design Awards bring these biophilic homes to life.
Top 9 Kitchens of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards are the epitome of style and function.
Top 9 Bathrooms of 2020
From the whimsical to the austerely beautiful, the contenders in this year’s Dwell Design Awards are singular sanctuaries.
Top 9 Dwellings of 2020
The homes nominated for this year’s Dwell Design Awards represent the best in creative, context-driven design.
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Top 9 Objects of 2020
A mug reinvented 100 ways and a Bauhaus beehive are among the nominees in this year’s Dwell Design Awards.
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
10 Unexpected Ways to Decorate With Flowers
Though some may believe that flowers are more fit for traditional interiors or country homes, there's actually lots of modern...
Top 9 Small Spaces of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards may be petite, but they pack a big punch.
9 Angular Homes Inspired by Geometry
Homes that are characterized by bold, geometric shapes can create an eye-catching presence while also serving functional purposes.
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...
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
9 Modern Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe
Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...
The 9 Most Influential Buildings of the Decade
Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, selects the most groundbreaking structures of the last...
9 Homes Where Books Abound
In these houses, "getting lit" takes on a more sober definition.
8 Ways to Refresh and Personalize Your Kitchen
From updating hardware and faucets to layering colors and textures, here are some ideas to kickstart a kitchen makeover that...
22 Ways to Pop Off With the Color Pink
Throw your preconceived notions about this surprisingly versatile hue out the window.
10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
Creating a living green wall, also known as a vertical garden, is a refreshing, innovative, and eco-friendly way to bring color...
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Balcony
A balcony is a wonderful architectural feature that connects the indoors with the outdoors, presents homeowners with elevated...
7 Simple Ways to Upgrade a Boring Staircase
Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.

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