Casual Cacti
A 1,100-square-foot loft in the historic Bester Building, a former steam-engine factory in Emeryville, California, is updated...
Here’s the Real Reason Why Offices Are Becoming More Casual
By almost every measure, America’s workplaces are becoming more informal.
A Split-Level Cabin in Norway Is a Cozy Family Hub
Stairway to Heaven by Wood Arkitektur + Design uses heat-treated pine and bricks to fashion a casual family retreat.
A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
Sunna 3 by STEG Arkitekter is a casual hideout designed to peel away the stress of city life.
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...
11 Ranch-Style Homes That Update the Western Classic
As one of America’s most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
8 Essential Elements of California Style
Want to achieve that effortless, airy California style? Here are the 10 essentials you need to achieve this casual, beachy...
Private Workspace Incorporates Clusters of Office Pendant Lighting
Niche office pendant lighting contributes to the mood of this professional yet casual work environment.
A Movable Fete
Flash back to the 1970s for visionary Italian designer Joe Colombo’s Living Center, a mod take on a casual soirée.
Adventures on Craigslist
No, not those kind of adventures, Mr. Casual Encounters. We’re talking about house hunting.
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
Latin America meets South East Asia at Bochinche, Singapore
Bochinche, the word for 'gossip' in Latin American Spanish, has been conceived as a casual, lively yet sophisticated space where...
A Design Classic Reimagined: Artek Stool 60
Designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the Artek Stool 60 is the definition of functionalist furniture design.
How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool
There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all.
Fun, Cheeky Interiors Give This Middle Eastern Eatery a Modern Edge
In downtown Victoria, Superbaba is a Middle Eastern restaurant whose quirky use of color and form keeps a sense of humor.
This Breezy Brazilian Home Oozes Tropical Vibes
OF House by Studio Otto Felix celebrates natural materials and indoor/outdoor living outside the city of Campinas.
An Elegant Dining Room in Mexico City
The owner of Flexform’s New York showroom, David Levy, creates an elegant dining room overlooking Mexico City.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
A Bushland Home in Melbourne That's Divided Between Two Pavilions
A split monolithic form gives this modern residence its name—Two Halves House.