Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
The Solar-Powered Orchid Tiny House Has a Gorgeous, Light-Filled Interior
Nashville–based New Frontier Homes recently completed the Orchid Tiny House—a 290-square-foot off-grid home with amazing lighting...
The Compact, Solar-Powered Ex of In House Sits Lightly Upon the Land
Steven Holl's geometric Ex of In House holds a minimal footprint without compromising on volume within.
Stay in a Solar-Powered, Ring-Shaped Vacation Home in the Spanish Countryside
As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
Tom Dixon's Latest IKEA Collaboration Is a Hackable Bed
IKEA and Tom Dixon just unveiled a modular bed you can customize, personalize, and transform through a selection of headboards...
8 Best Dwell Penthouses
One of the best aspects of living in a high-rise in the middle of the city is the spectacular view you may be able to enjoy.
10 Best Modern Kitchens
More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is functional.
Uncle Knows Best
A niece seeks out her uncle to design a home for her family in Ecuador.
A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
Discover 8 of the Best Mediterranean Homes
Countries in the Mediterranean enjoy wonderful warm summers and mild winters, making it a perfect spot for these incredible homes...
6 Best Dwell UK Apartments
Across the North Atlantic in the United Kingdom, you may spot subtle variations in style when it comes to the architecture and...
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
This Little Apartment in New York Unleashes the Power of Pegs
New storage, clever furniture, and lots of pegboards help a New York attorney get organized.
7 Efficient Prefabs That Prove the Power of Modular Design
Resolution:4 Architecture creates astounding prefabricated homes that are tailored to their sites and the unique needs of their...