“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Straight and Narrow
Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical...
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
A Modern Farmhouse Blends Community-Minded Living With the Country Landscape
Nestled in a rural hamlet in Virginia, this new farmhouse embraces its idyllic surroundings in a tight-knit community.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
Community-Minded Living and Sustainable Design Converge in Phoenix
Planned for completion in 2022, these 11 customizable homes are designed to encourage togetherness.
This Rental Near Joshua Tree Is a Desert Escape for the Design Minded
Stepping into the holiday home of interior designer Denise Portmans is like visiting her Los Angeles design shop—a revelation in...
18 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Storage Solutions
Architects, designers, and DIY enthusiasts craft inventive storage solutions beneath staircases where negative space usually...
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books
We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to...
10 Inspiring Landscaping and Outdoor Design Trends for 2022
Looking for creative inspiration for your outdoor space? These are the hottest trends for 2022 according to the experts at...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
6 Eco-Minded Prefab Companies in Seattle
As an environmental leader, Seattle is a hotspot for sustainable prefab home companies.
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
An Eco-Minded Resort in the Bahamas Lists for $2.95M
Snow Bay Beach Resort on San Salvador features four solar-powered villas just steps from the shore.
10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes
Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going...
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
A Narrow Victorian in Toronto Gets a Mullet Makeover
Traditional in the front, modern in the back, this historic home ushers light in through a 14-foot glass wall.
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
A Cramped Bungalow Is Reborn as an Eco-Minded Abode For Two Gardeners
A sustainable retrofit and extension floods a California-style bungalow outside Melbourne with light and landscape views.
Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?
Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.
10 Homes With Clever Storage Solutions
Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.
15 Skinny Homes That Make the Most of Narrow Lots
These slender houses pack a lot of personality into tight spaces.
11 Skylights Brighten a Compact, Narrow Home in Vancouver
Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an airy, open feel, despite...
This Compact Apartment in NYC Is Full of Crafty Solutions
A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.
Like-Minded Neighbors Build an Energy-Independent Floating Community in Amsterdam
The innovative Schoonschip neighborhood features 30 architecturally designed homes that all produce their own energy and use...
Everything You Need to Make Over Your Backyard, According to a Landscape Design Firm
The masterminds behind Manscapers share their expertise on the heels of releasing their first book.
7 Inspiring Solutions For Disaster Relief Housing
Inspired by a builder's response to the devastating wildfires across California, we're taking a look at seven recent designs for...
A Metallic Barrel Vault Gives This Danish Cabin A High-Minded Elegance
The pine-clad interior evokes the smells, sound, and atmosphere of a traditional mountain cabin.
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
9 Midcentury Modern Storage Solutions on eBay
From bookshelves to room dividers, these vintage furnishings perfectly balance function with flair.
Groundbreaking Design
It has been nearly half a decade, but the Dwell Home II is back! Construction began this winter in the hills outside Los Angeles,...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...

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