Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
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...
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...
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...
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...
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
Better your home's indoor/outdoor connection with one of these DIY deck kits.
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...
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.
Spring is Coming! Time to Give Your Deck a Facelift
Come spring the deck becomes a go-to entertaining spot for many homeowners.
16 Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas Sure to Spread Cheer
Deck the halls this holiday season with these creative, modern Christmas decorations.
Sleek Geodesic Domes Make Up This Canadian Eco-Retreat
Dômes Charlevoix in Quebec features three kit domes that have been decked out by Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architectes.
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.
Wrapped in Galvanized Steel, ‘Cube House’ in Vancouver Asks $12.8M
The 3,709-square-foot residence features a glass-encased main floor and a well-appointed rooftop deck for outdoor entertaining.
Double the Pleasure
These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
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...
5 Home Design Ideas Using Wood
There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
Bay Area Ipe-Clad Backyard Getaway
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...
7 Homes With Beautiful Outdoor Patios
A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home, opening up the interiors and making the residents feel...