This Norwegian Cabin's Roof Doubles as an Observation Deck
An observation roof and outdoor room extend the small footprint into the coastal landscape, while selective materials help it...
An Artful Lakefront Deck Invites Family Gatherings in Minneapolis
Perfect for summer fetes, this spacious circular deck features striking inlay and a gently curved stair.
Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces
It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the...
An Elegant Redwood Deck Transforms the Exterior of a ‘70s Home
The beautiful two-story redwood structure forms an upper deck and lower dining room, creating a variety of outdoor spaces for the...
A Hip Atlanta Loft With a Rooftop Deck Asks $300K
This spacious pad in Castleberry Hill has a lofted bedroom, an office nook, and direct access to the rooftop via a spiral...
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
Better your home's indoor/outdoor connection with one of these DIY deck kits.
This Live/Work Loft With a Rooftop Deck in San Francisco Asks $6.5M
The sleek former warehouse in San Francisco’s South of Market district offers three levels of stylish living spaces.
This Adventure-Ready Tiny House Has a Mud Room and a Fold-Down Deck
Husband-and-wife team Brian and Joni Buzarde of Colorado–based mobile tiny house builders Land Ark RV recently completely their...
Jerome Byron Reflects on the Subtle Influence of a Not-So-Subtle Skateboard Deck
The Los Angeles–based architect and designer traces his current work back to his high school pastime.
A Three-Level Redwood Deck Spurs a Spellbinding Link to Nature Near Cascade Bay
After purchasing a home on Harrison Lake in British Columbia, a local family uses sustainably produced redwood to nurture...
Here’s How to Deck Out Your Home Like a Breezy Palm Springs Midcentury
Cultivate a sunny state of mind with these pieces that channel Palm Springs’ brand of midcentury modernism.
From Trash to Treasure, You Can Build a Deck That’s Easy on Both the Eyes and the Environment
Composite decking has come a long way in recent decades—and one company is going further by recycling 300 million pounds of scrap...
A Bernard Maybeck–Influenced Home With an Expansive Deck and Sunroom Seeks $1.5M in the Bay Area
Built in 1949—with construction overseen by the legendary Berkeley architect—the three-bedroom residence borders a pristine...
Some Festive Decorations to Fill Your Home With Holiday Cheer
Deck the halls with seasonal trimmings that are classic and a little kitschy.
There’s More Deck Than Interior at This Prefab Cabin in Colorado
A sauna and outdoor shower emphasize the benefits of national park living at this tiny retreat by ELMNTL.
16 Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas Sure to Spread Cheer
Deck the halls this holiday season with these creative, modern Christmas decorations.
Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
This Floating Sauna in Switzerland Lets You Steam, Plunge, and Repeat
A prefab sauna built atop a floating deck promises wellness with a view.
Deck Chairs, Tuberculosis, and the Titanic: The Unexpected Origins of a Summertime Staple
Before the style of reclining outdoor furniture became a symbol of outdoor leisure, it was used for a very different purpose.
15 Deck Ideas for Small Yards
These small deck layouts prove that size isn’t everything.
A Plant-Filled Melbourne Home Embraces the Great Outdoors
A nature-loving couple turn their house into a light-filled sanctuary with a sweeping timber deck.
Two Connected Cabins Make Up This Spectacular Retreat in Colorado
A clever, grated metal deck serves as a "snow strainer" at this eco-conscious mountain home.
A Los Angeles DJ’s Hacienda-Style Home With a Backyard Studio Asks $1.5M
At the front of the property, a spacious deck and sunken firepit overlook the surrounding hills and city.
Before & After: A Dark and Disjointed Los Angeles Cottage Sees the Light
Modus Development elevates a Highland Park dwelling with daylighting, archways, and a rooftop deck.
You Can Scoop Up a Pair of Vintage Cottages in L.A. for $1.1M
The picturesque homestead also includes a decked-out glamping tent and tons of vintage features.
This Colorful, “Mad Men”–Style Ranch in Houston Seeks $220K
Decked out in vintage fixtures and furniture, the 1957 residence is like a midcentury time capsule.
A Refined Midcentury Home on a Los Angeles Hilltop Lists for $2M
Built in 1958, the renovated property in Laurel Canyon comes with an impressive rear deck and a detached studio.
A Corrugated, Plastic Bifold Door Opens Up an Artist’s Tiny L.A. Studio
Simple materials transform a rundown wood balcony into a new roof deck and versatile creative space.
An Enchanting Indoor/Outdoor Bungalow in L.A. Lists for $895K
Built in 1907, the breezy residence has a spacious front terrace and a lush backyard with an elevated deck.
Best Outdoor Products to Elevate Your Lakeside Retreat
The selection includes a minimalist fire pit and swing, as well as hand painted canoe paddles.
From Rooftops to Backyards, Now Is the Best Time to Design Your Dream Outdoor Space
Wintertime may be keeping you indoors, but there’s plenty to do before all the best designers and contractors book up. Get...
An Adventurer and Her Pets Find Solace in a Renovated 1973 Airstream Tradewind
The pet-friendly space includes a cook’s kitchen, a spa-like bath, and even an outdoor deck.
Double the Pleasure
These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
Photo of the Week: A Modern Deck with a Grand View
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...

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