A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Town House
Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
Venetian Vicissitude
Shedding a past filled with farmhouses and ornamentation, Dawn Farmer and Pierre Kozely decided to embrace simplicity— and...
Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
No Walls Were Knocked Down in the Making of This SF Pad
Materials and furniture transformed the layout of this San Francisco house, without the need for dramatic structural intervention.
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
The Dwell Community Weighs in to Share the Best Gifts of the Season
As part of our community-focused holiday series, we decided to compose a collaborative roundup of gift suggestions from some of...
A Great Ocean Road Shack With a View Gets a Sustainable Update
When Kate and Grant, the owners of Dorman House—an old shack near the beach in Lorne, Victoria, Australia—decided to renovate,...
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
Row House Revival
Following the interventions of architect Matthew Baird and interior designer Janet Liles, Mo Ogrodnik’s apartment, which she...
The Hill Bathroom
When designer Barbara Hill decided to renovate her 1960s condo in Houston, Texas, she stripped the bathroom down to its bare...
Beyond Terradome
Influenced by city dwellers whose windows open to concrete vistas or brick walls, San Francisco native Ric López decided to shift...
The New Suburbanism
When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather than the one their neighbors expected, they...
Why a good Door is hard to find
Finding suitable doors for our mid century modern home was nearly impossible, so we decided to design our own and in the process...
Affordable Beach Home Dream
It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.
Design Your Dwelling: Runners-Up
We were overwhelmed with the quality and creativity of the Design Your Dwelling submissions, so decided to share these amazing...
From Commune to Commonplace
Tired of carting supplies back and forth from Ukiah to the commune where he lived in Northern California, John Schaeffer decided...
Tipis & Geodesic Domes: Alternative Homes
After writer Abbie Mood saw this slideshow on the New York Times’ website of Brett’s tipi and Jake’s geodesic dome, she decided...
Mission Statement
A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist architect.
The Guggenheim Fills the Void
Since it opened in New York City in 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has captivated the world--and its...