American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
A Decaying 1920s Home Is Saved With a Mullet Renovation
In downtown Raleigh, a thoughtful transformation rescues a historic home from decay while adding a surprisingly modern rear...
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
A Centuries-Old Emblem Inspires a New Object of Beauty
Belgian artist Charles Kaisin and French gilding studio Atelier Thiery conjure a glittering, kinetic sculpture that blurs the...
A Rustic Home Rivals the Rugged Beauty of Its Forest Setting
Tucked in the pine forests and granite mountains of California’s High Sierra, this home takes a page from the National Park...
4 Stunning Homes That Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Nova Scotia
Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always looking to build meaningful projects that will...
15 Summer Essentials Inspired by the Beauty and Resiliency of Puerto Rico
Huckberry’s new summer catalog celebrates the generosity and strength of Puerto Rico’s residents.
How the Ancient Concept of “Shakkei” Can Enhance the Beauty of Your Home
The traditional East Asian design principle involves incorporating elements of a distant landscape, or “borrowed scenery,” into a...
Soak In New Zealand’s Rugged Beauty at This Remote Farmhouse Retreat
Accessible via helicopter or a 40-minute 4x4 ride overtop clifftop farm tracks, Scrubby Bay offers a remote slice of paradise on...
A Cult Favorite Eyebrow Gel and 25 More Beauty Gifts Under $35
Pamper your loved ones—and yourself, while you’re at it—with these self-care staples that only look expensive.
Obakki’s New Collection of Handcrafted Bowls and Spoons Reveals the Beauty of Slow Design
Carved by master craftsman Amadou in Mali, Africa, these small-batch goods make use of discarded redwood and blackwood.
Built-In Beauty
While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is...
Gaze Upon the Psychedelic, Trashy Beauty of Bethan Laura Wood’s Favorite Vase
Designer Bethan Laura Wood, known for her colorful work—and her equally vibrant personal style—shops the world for all things...
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...
Goop’s Beauty Director Jean Godfrey-June on Making Your Bathroom a Wellness Refuge
We sat down with Godfrey-June to get the full scoop on how to make the bathroom your go-to place for relaxation and rejuvenation.
21 Skin Care Products You Won't Want to Hide in Your Beauty Cabinet
These cult-favorite products pair good-for-you ingredients with gorgeous packaging.
Bathrooms We Love: Beauty and Home Vlogger Kristin Johns Showcases Her Glistening Bathroom in L.A.
The YouTuber gives a closer look at the bathroom she broadcasts to her half million subscribers.
A Bay Area A. Quincy Jones–Designed Eichler With an Epic Backyard Lists for $1.45M
This 1960s beauty won't last long....
A Reinvigorated Apartment in Hong Kong Takes Cues From Nature and Japanese Design
Lim + Lu creates an urban oasis that balances beauty with practicality.
8 Incredible Concrete Homes in Latin America
Beauty, convenience, and simplicity—concrete provides it all in these Latin American homes.
Detroit’s Siren Hotel Has the Perfect Terrazzo Bathrooms—And They’re Easy to Recreate at Home
These jewel-toned bathrooms are a love letter to the beauty and buzz of Motor City.
21 Midcentury Renovations in Portland That Maintain Their Northwest Charm
Take a look at these midcentury beauties that have been outfitted for modern convenience and comfort.
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Spring into these stellar savings on home decor, bedding, beauty products, and more.
Examining the Architecture of the Art Deco Automobile
The North Carolina Museum of Art celebrates the beauty of Art Deco automotive design.
Architect Peter Gluck’s Ode to the Venetian Oarlock
He believes there’s beauty and a lesson for today in a centuries-old craft.
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.
A Crumbling Home Is Revived Around a Massive Tree Trunk
Transformed on a tight budget, a decrepit brick structure in Ghent breathes new life as a treehouse-like abode.
Dwell's Top 10 Campers and Trailers of 2018
The year's most popular campers and trailers show the beauty of bringing good design to the road.
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
Q&A: Neri Oxman’s Radical Vision for the Future of the Built Environment
With her latest exhibition at SFMOMA, the MIT professor, artist, and architect sends a dire (but hopeful) message: In order to...
Ceramic Artist Francesca DiMattio Explores the Beauty in Domesticity
Francesca DiMattio's large-scale ceramic sculptures turn elements of functional design into dramatic works of art.
A Midcentury Home Nestled in a Pacific Northwest Forest Asks $1.5M
Located in the sylvan enclave of Innis Arden, this home soaks up the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Peek Inside Photographer Casey Dunn’s Dreamy Austin Home
An exercise in restraint, this picture-perfect photographer’s home radiates beauty and warmth from every angle.
14 Subscription Boxes That Do the Work for You
Whether you’re a hiker, an oenophile, or a beauty enthusiast, there’s a subscription box for you.
Own a Brilliantly Converted Brick Fortress in England For $1.5M
Adapted from a decaying defense tower from the Napoleonic era, this RIBA award-winning home in Suffolk has a surprisingly crisp...
A Designer Transforms a Crumbling Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Live/Work Haven for $950K
Uli Wagner upgrades a historic brownstone in Fort Greene while preserving its original beauty and character.

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