An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
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...
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
These 11 Modern Homes in Southern California Offer an Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle
Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...
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.
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.
Modern Home in a California Resort Town
A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.
Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract...
Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
Photo of the Week: California Modern Home on an 80-Acre Farm
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
Escape to a John Lautner Micro-Resort in the Californian Desert
Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.
Palm Springs, California
In Palm Springs, California, “mid-century modern” connotes more than just Eames chairs and glass walls; it also hints at...
Kitchen Island Modern Lighting Adds Minimalist Feel to California Home
Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
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...
10 Modern Hot Tubs
Say goodbye stress and hello to relaxation.