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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...
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
A dated A-frame cabin in Lake Tahoe is updated with a monochromatic palette.
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.
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...
Vivid Accent Colors Turn This Tiny Abode Into a Dreamy Oasis
A design duo transform their Manhattan apartment from dark and cramped to sleek and loft-like.
Playful Platforms Revamp This Japanese Lake House Into a Fun, Five-Story Retreat
On the shore of Japan's Lake Nojiri, interrelated levels are cleverly used to create a multi-story home.
A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation
For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...