California Biennial
Fifty four artists and collectives are participating in this year's California Biennial which runs until March 15th at the...
A Minimalist Duplex in Venice, California
Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...
Los Angeles, California
Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings at Pinkberry and addresses on L.Ron Hubbard Way, Dwell explores a different...
California Academy of Sciences Preview
The grand opening of the new California Academy of Sciences, one of the year’s most anticipated events, is taking place this...
The 2010 California Design Biennial
Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an...
Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
How California Style Influenced a Group Home in Paris
A forward-thinking group home in the 20th arrondissement channels a midcentury spirit.
8 Essential Elements of California Style
Want to achieve that effortless, airy California style? Here are the 10 essentials you need to achieve this casual, beachy...
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
Sustainable Retirement Home in Tune with California Landscape
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...
7 Modern Eichler Renovations in California
Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.
Escaping to a Mini-Villa in Baja California
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.
Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
New Retrospective by Esteemed California Photographer
Selections from Larry Sultan's major collections centers a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
This Renovation Will Make You Rethink the Typical Look of a California Beach House
A 1960s Southern California seaside property gets a luxe update that still fits in with its natural surroundings.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Offered at $674K, This Hybrid Prefab Is in Tune With the Californian Desert
In the high desert landscape of Yucca Valley, California, the rectilinear Graham Residence cuts a striking figure against the...
For the Entertainer, This $5.5M Home in Southern California Fits the Bill
Families seeking seclusion in the city and ample space to grow and entertain will appreciate this five-bedroom, six-bath home in...
The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner
Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her...

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