Color Unleashed
After attending a few international furniture fairs, Dwell editors spot a hunger for optimism in design.
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
What's a Color Combo You Love?
Roses are red, violets are blue. We want to know your favorite hues.
Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture
The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
This Minimalist Bungalow Will Change Color Over Time
Scandinavian and Japanese influences are expertly woven together to create a light-filled home in the Czech Republic.
A 17th-Century Apartment in France Is Transformed With Curves and Color
Studio Razavi Architecture blends old and new to create a moody, introspective space for a bachelor living in Lyon.
10 Sensational Renovations That Aren’t Shy With Color
These vibrant homes prove that getting creative with daring paint shades and details can go a long way when updating your space.
This Renovated Phoenix Bungalow Is Bursting With Color and Geometric Details
A growing family enhances the original features of their historic home with playful, inventive touches—including an underground...
22 Ways to Pop Off With the Color Pink
Throw your preconceived notions about this surprisingly versatile hue out the window.
A Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
Loads of Color Define a Revamped 1960s Townhouse in London
A couple rework a house in a development by Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.
10 Kitchens Dripping With Bold, Vivacious Color
Natural finishes have their merits, but there’s something to be said for outfitting the heart of your home with lively hues.
12 Electrifying Kitchens That Are Unapologetic About Color
Eschewing neutrals for daring hues that draw the eye, these kitchens aren't for the faint of heart.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
Dusen Dusen's Brooklyn Studio Is a Playground of Color
“I've personally always been so drawn to color,” Van Dusen says. “And I'm, like, why? Why am I just like obsessed with this thing?
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
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.
In Living Color
Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...
Shelved By Color
I went to the Dwell bookcase today to look for the tome Mutations by Rem Koolhaas and others.
Fun with Color
For the visually inclined, Flickr can be an invitation to spend hours meandering virtually through the snapshots of strangers (an...
Color Test
You read Dwell. You like to think that you have a good eye for design. But how good is your eye really?
A Tattered Brooklyn Brownstone Is Brought Back to Life With Big Doses of Color
Michael K. Chen Architecture resuscitates a Clinton Hill residence by restoring its historic details and applying bold hues...
A Color-Blocked ADU in Los Angeles Takes a Cue From Talking Heads
The 750-square-foot home, aptly named Stop Making Sense, recalls the chunky proportions of David Byrne’s iconic gray suit.
Outside Paris, a 19th-Century House Conceals a Minimalist Tableau Rich With Color
In a nature preserve, two creative directors design a colorful country home.
Budget Breakdown: A Color-Changing House in Dallas Is Built for $584K
LED strips embedded in a polycarbonate wall allow one couple to change the mood of their new home.
Color, Curves, and Verve Combine at an Architect’s Playful Brooklyn Loft
Building prototypes by hand helped Antonio Monserrat explore form and function in the making of his imaginative pad in...
These Beachy Digs in Melbourne Explore the Yin and Yang of Form, Texture, and Color
In a mashup of desert midcentury and industrial chic, Mim Design creates a perfectly balanced home for a design-savvy family.
After a Renovation, a Classic San Francisco Victorian Is Now Bursting With Light and Color
An architect reimagines a narrow 1901 row house in Noe Valley while preserving its historic facade.
A Tiny Russian Apartment Packs a Punch With Pops of Color and Surprising Textural Finishes
Unnamed Studio revives a 495-square-foot apartment in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, with a frosted-glass “box” to distinguish the public...
Q&A: Architect Barbara Bestor Shares the Secret to Creating Coziness with Color
The architect discusses the philosophy behind her creative color choices—and the true power of a perfect palette.
Pockets of Color Turn a Ho-Hum Madrid Flat Into a Funky Bachelor Pad
Gon Architects updates a typical apartment by imbuing it with bold character.
An All-Blue House in Bushwick Brings Big Color to the Neighborhood
Architecture firm LOT gives a 100-year-old row house in Brooklyn a major update with a gut renovation and big, bold color.
Immerse Yourself in Bright Color at This Midcentury Rental in Palm Springs
The William Krisel-designed home bursts with a vivid mix of vintage-inspired furnishings and bohemian texture.
A Mint-Green Staircase Adds Radiant Color to This Restored Townhouse
A historic home in Belgium breathes new life with an airy atmosphere and subtle pops of color.

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