Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
An Open-Air Venice Home by Sebastian Mariscal Asks $3.7M
A 22-part Dwell series extensively chronicled the home’s multiyear construction process.
Q&A with Sebastian Wrong
Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Sebastian Wrong, Design Development Director for the UK-based Established & Sons.
'Woodstock Trees' by Sebastian Mariscal
We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...
Designer Spotlight: Sebastian Herkner
German designer Sebastian Herkner has collaborated with many of the top international furniture brands including Moroso,...
A Couple Explore Europe in a Converted 1987 Mercedes-Benz Fire Truck
Leaving their home in Berlin, a couple and their dog journey through Europe in a revamped fire truck purchased for about $14,670.
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design
The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries.
Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations.
A Renovated, Midcentury Glass-and-Steel House in New York Asks $2M
Designed by Roy O. Allen, the Woodward Residence in Westchester County, New York, offers the chance to own a restored...
This Revamped Apartment in Spain Proves That Storage Can Be Sexy
To smooth out a compartmentalized home in San Sebastian, Mecanismo fashions custom cabinets and furniture with clean lines and...
Preview Sebastian Herkner's Home Concept for IMM Cologne 2016
With the exhibition Das Haus, IMM Cologne gives an emerging designer the opportunity to redefine the very concept of the home.
An Architect's Home and Studio Rises Above Rajagiriya
Twenty minutes from the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, architect Palinda Kannangara builds himself a rugged home and studio.
An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
A 19th-Century Dutch Workshop Is Now a Stunning, Spacious Loft
A former workshop in the Dutch city of Den Bosch is converted into a hip, Manhattan-inspired loft.
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
High Design: 10 Pipes You’d Proudly Display on the Coffee Table
In honor of 4/20, we’re celebrating the too-cool-for-school pipes elevating today’s cannabis industry.
Uncle Knows Best
A niece seeks out her uncle to design a home for her family in Ecuador.
20 Nature-Loving Homes Where Biophilia Thrives
Flourishing with greenery, natural materials, organic textures, and sunlight, these designs put wellness first.
This Island Retreat in the Netherlands Flexes the Power of Prefab
Designed by Orange Architects, the compact, energy-efficient home features open and airy interiors that can instantly be adjusted...
Double the Pleasure
These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
A Guide to Shou Sugi Ban and 8 Homes Featuring the Japanese Technique
The ancient Japanese technique of shou sugi ban was traditionally used to protect wood by charring it and leaving behind a thick...
This Minimalist Ski Cabin in Whistler Shines in Every Season
A streamlined mountain home in British Columbia offers year-round residents elevated log cabin vibes.
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...
Peek Inside This Wallpaper Designer's Whimsy London Home
Wallpaper designer Sian Zeng invites us inside her dreamy apartment in Greenwich, London, and shares secrets about her design...
Sleek Minimalist Design and Enduring Quality Transcend Gloster’s Latest Collections
The luxe teak outdoor furniture line launches three new collections that embrace technology and sustainability.
An Architect Built a 16,700-Square-Foot Museum That Happens to Be a Home
This is how an art enthusiast convinced Arturo Grimaldi and Leonardo Nacht to create a private gallery that doubles as a...
A Couple Build a New House for More Family on Their Secluded Wisconsin Homestead
Johnsen Schmaling Architects design a linear residence recalling the path of ancient glaciers on the Kettle Moraine.
Construction Diary: A Stylist and a Photographer Reenvision a 1950s Bungalow
A Los Angeles family shares lessons they learned from renovating during a turbulent year.
Circular Skylights Let the Landscape Grow Through This Concrete Home in India
Nufail Shabana Architects designs a family home in Kerala that is softened with greenery and natural materials.
These 15 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 15 unique fences might just...
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
Before & After: An Abandoned Austin Bungalow Springs Back to Life With Five Lush Yards
Miró Rivera Architects celebrates the century-old home’s history while introducing a breezy addition with charismatic courtyards.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
San Diego, CA
Nestled on the Pacific coastline, between Los Angeles’s sprawl and the Mexican border, San Diego is a surprisingly design-forward...

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