The Color of Palo Alto
Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.
A Light-Filled Contemporary Home Lists for $5.8M in Palo Alto
One of 16 homes in the newly built Orchard Park development, the three-level home offers nearly 5,000 square feet of interior...
A Sustainable, Tree House-Like Home Rises Amidst the Redwoods in Palo Alto
Gently resting on a slender lot in Silicon Valley, this award-winning dwelling balances indoor/outdoor living with ample privacy.
Before & After: A Luminous Remodel Breathes New Life Into a Palo Alto Eichler
A Bay Area Eichler gets a clever reconfiguration that improves function, brings in light, and adds 72 square feet of space.
Color Unleashed
After attending a few international furniture fairs, Dwell editors spot a hunger for optimism in design.
What's a Color Combo You Love?
Roses are red, violets are blue. We want to know your favorite hues.
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...
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.
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
The Palo Alto Lantern House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Modernist Dream House Makes the Most of a Rare Double Lot in Palo Alto
After a few stabs at realizing their dream home, a couple hit the mark with a richly textured dwelling.
An Interior Designer Helps His Mother Turn Her 1960s Chicago Apartment Into a Colorful Haven
Andreas Kokkino persuades his mom to toss all her old furniture and start fresh.
Filled With Color and Pattern, This Eclectic Apartment Brings a Little Madrid to Warsaw
Polish interior designer Anna Koszela designed this Warsaw apartment for a Spanish expat lawyer who wanted an abode that would...
A Family Villa in Budapest With Colorful, 1960s-Inspired Interiors
Built at the turn of the 19th century, this villa in Budapest has been remodeled with bold and colorful, pop art-inspired...
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.
Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture
The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
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.
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.
22 Ways to Pop Off With the Color Pink
Throw your preconceived notions about this surprisingly versatile hue out the window.
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 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.
See How This Colorful Hong Kong Apartment Was Made to Feel Bigger Than it Actually Is
In Hong Kong's Happy Valley—where land is scarce and living spaces are usually pretty small—multi-disciplinary design practice...
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.
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.
Loads of Color Define a Revamped 1960s Townhouse in London
A couple rework a house in a development by Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.
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...
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.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
A Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
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.
In Living Color: 6 Tiny Homes for Every Hue of the Rainbow
There’s a whole spectrum of tiny homes on the market—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Warm, Neutral Color Palettes
From an island in Greece to the Bay Area, these homes feature many different design elements, including their warm and inviting...
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.
An Architect’s 1950s Barcelona Flat Pops With Geometric Color
The founder of Raúl Sánchez Architects restyles his dated corner unit behind a chamfered facade in Barcelona’s Poblenou area.
28 Electrifying Ways to Use the Color Orange in Your Home
As these exuberant homes show, the secret to using this bold hue is balancing it with neutral tones, plenty of natural light, and...

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