Paint it Black
This family of cost-conscious Hamburgers (freshly back in Germany after years abroad) converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century...
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
Nine Black Concrete Volumes Form This Mexican Retreat
Arranged to preserve existing trees and form an interior courtyard, these concrete structures are balanced by warm, wood...
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
Although some may initially think that the color black might evoke a dark and ominous architectural mood, it's actually a great...
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Black Oak Bench
Make the perfect bench for a dining room or entryway with this easy-to-follow video and guide.
Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
From some angles, this dramatic residence resembles a pitched-roof shed, while other vantage points reveal its graduated form.
The One-of-a-Kind Home of the Late Architect John Black Lee Drops to $750K
For those on the market for a unique dwelling that was designed and inhabited by an iconic midcentury architect, feast your eyes...
Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a ‘Black Licorice’ Roll
French Paper, a sixth-generation paper mill in Michigan, endures in the digital age.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
A Striking Black House Appears to Float in the New Zealand Mountains
Cantilevered atop a concrete foundation and wrapped in glass, Alpine Terrace House by Fearon Hay Architects hovers gently over...
A Black Stucco Home in Dallas Is Surrounded by Eye-Popping Greenery
A Texas interior designer expands her vision outdoors with a water-wise garden.
Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black
For our first Kickstarter of the week, we leave aside all the gizmos, gadgets, and destined-for-the-gift-shop design so common on...
In Brooklyn, an 1890s Townhouse Is Reborn With Tons of Light and a Crisp Black Facade
The Red Hook home was once a warren of dark rooms.
Black Hogg in Silver Lake
While diners can certainly feast on brioche boxes, Prince Edward Island mussels, and uni toast at Black Hogg, a sweet little...
Photo of the Week: Black and White Vignette
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
10 Houses That Tell Us Black is Back
Discreet and unassuming but never the wallflower, black houses are the tall, dark, and handsome strangers of architecture.
Black, Red, and Green All Over
A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.