This Bungalow is Anything but Basic
A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.
Nesting Instinct
If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...
8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant
Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.
These New Sherbet-Colored Sheets Are Your Earth-Friendly Alternative to Basic Bedding
Buffy takes the next step forward in their journey to bring earth-friendly ingredients into the bedroom.
So You Need a New Robe? Here Are 30 Certifiably Snuggly Suggestions
Whether you want to cozy up in some flannel or keep it cool with moisture-wicking linen, these are the best robes on the market...
Basic Living
Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.
A ’70s Beach House in Australia Goes From Basic to Breathtaking
Jost Architects used a blend of washed brick, concrete, and hardwoods to take the midcentury plan to its full potential.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
An Expanded Monograph Looks Back on the Life and Career of Modern Master Jean Prouvé
Ten years after its original publication, historian Raymond Guidot’s tome gets an extensive update.
A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell
Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
24 Indoor Wall Sconces We Love for Less Than $100
Get attached to these affordable designs that work perfectly in the bathroom, bedroom, and hallway.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.
23 Drawer Pulls and Knobs to Instantly Upgrade Your Old Dresser
Instantly upgrade your old cabinets and dressers with these chic pulls and knobs.
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
15 Lights From YLighting’s Summer Sale We’re Going Gaga Over
For a limited time only, save up to 20% on over 1,000 table lamps, pendant lights, sconces, and more.
30 Statement Pendant Lights That Can Instantly Upgrade the Room
From sleek and minimalist to scene-stealing and sculptural, these pendant lights bring polish to your home.
12 Pendant Lights We Really, Really Want From Lumens' Sale—Ending Sunday
No matter what your style is, we guarantee you'll love one of the hundreds of lighting fixtures that are up to 75 percent off...
Our Dorm Definitely Did Not Look Like This
In Poznan, Poland, architect Adam Wierciński transforms a 1929 residential flat into student dwellings for four.
Design Icon: C. Howard Crane
Even without any architectural training, C. Howard Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
Dwell’s 24 Favorite Desk and Table Lamps for Less Than $100
Let there be light! These desk and table lamps are as chic as they are affordable.
Your Walls Need to Be Introduced to Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year
Say goodbye to greige and hello to First Light, Benjamin Moore’s soft, airy pink that’s the new go-to neutral for any room in...
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe by Schemata Architects
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe is a minimal cafe located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Schemata Architects.
DIY Furniture Ideas for Modern Makers
DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.
Foscarini, Le Klint, and Menu Are All on Sale at Lumens Right Now
It’s the reason for the season: save up to 50% off your favorite lighting, fans, furniture, and more during the Lumens Holiday...
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
These 7 Homes in the Southwest Show How to Design For the Desert
These homes make living in the heat of the desert look easy, breezy, and cool.
Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K
New Zealand–based Build Tiny launches a stylish tiny abode that can be ordered move-in ready or prepped for personalization.
5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture in Under an Hour
Give your IKEA furniture a quick facelift with these DIY tips.
7 Modern Japanese Hotels That Will Help You Find Your Zen
In Japan, where ancient Shinto rituals and Buddhist meditations guide many aspects of daily life, interior design is also...
The Frame by Yves Behar for Samsung
The Frame provides a new way to express yourself in your home that brings together art, entertainment, technology, and design.
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
Blink and You Might Miss the Subtle Beauty of Alessia Mosci’s Upcycled London Flat
The creative director and co-owner of MWAI repurposed as many materials as she could to turn an old apartment building into her...
The Whole House Zone
By conceptually dividing your home into zones, you can analyze each of its functions in turn.
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
Avoid feeling overwhelmed when selecting new kitchen cabinets by focusing on these five tips.
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.

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