Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
A Colorful, Custom-Built Guesthouse in London
Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful,...
Bright Bauhaus Colors Fill This Brick Edwardian House in London
Bold Bauhaus colors including blue, red, and yellow come together to invigorate this brick Edwardian house in West London.
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
8 Stylish London Apartments
Many Londoners are known for having a well-honed sense of style, so it’s no surprise that Dwell has covered a number of...
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
A Tiny Guesthouse Hides in a Lush Australian Rainforest
Nestled within a rainforest on a private 20-acre plot in New South Wales, this compact Cor-Ten steel and glass guest retreat is a...
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
An Old Horse Barn Is Repurposed as a Chic Desert Guesthouse
Former horse stalls now serve as concrete room dividers in this modernist guest home in Phoenix, Arizona.
Prefab Units Cluster Together in This Off-the-Grid Guesthouse
Sustainable features keep this prefabricated building, designed by MOS Architects, cool and energy-efficient despite its New...
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
The New Zealand House Built on a Sled
This charming two-story beach house is simple, functional, and can be towed to any beach or...
An Architect Couple Play With Texture in Their Handcrafted London Home
The husband-and-wife team behind Liddicoat & Goldhill use diverse materials for their house in Hackney, which is angled to...
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Get a Taste of Farm Life at a Cheery Guesthouse Outside Portland
On Sauvie Island, an agricultural preserve just 15 minutes from Portland, this cozy guesthouse lets you experience farm life up...
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
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...