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7 Most Eco-friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement...
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
Photo of the Week: Bright White Kitchen With Wood Countertop
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.
Top 5 Kitchens of the Week With Wonderful Wood Accents
Cabinets, countertops, ceilings, and more—these modern kitchens embrace a natural palette.
How to Choose the Right Material For Every Surface of Your Home
With a variety of surfaces built for any purpose, including facades, flooring, and countertops, Neolith provides high quality,...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 19
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
Sub-Zero Celebrates 70 Years in the Kitchen
Dwell on Design exhibitor, Sub-Zero Group, Inc., celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and will showcase its new line of...
Lightpot by Studio Shulab
Many an indoor planter has passed across the pixels of design blogs lately, always a clear symbol of sustainability, modern...
Product of the Day: MANUAL Coffee Maker Nº1
Any true coffee lover (snob) will tell you that one cup manual brewing is the best way to enjoy the black elixir of the gods and...
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
A Minimalist Bathroom in Los Angeles
For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...
Summer Squash Salad
In one of San Francisco's many multi-unit buildings from the early-1900s, Heidi Lender (with the help of John Lum Architecture...
Top 6 Backsplash Materials to Consider For Your Kitchen Renovation
Whether it's tile, glass, stone, metal, brick, or wood, there's a wide variety of functional backsplash options out there to...
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
A dated A-frame cabin in Lake Tahoe is updated with a monochromatic palette.
Budget Breakdown: A Design Duo Give Their San Francisco Loft a Modern Makeover For $70K
The homeowners tackled much of the work themselves to refashion a dated home into the ultimate, 700-square-foot city loft.
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink For You
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind while making an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
An Australian Vacation Villa Gets a Sophisticated New Look
On the peninsula of Palm Beach, a northern Sydney suburb, a holiday home is treated to a restrained, yet luxe, renovation.