Emerald in the Rough
An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.
This Australian Home Frames Theatrical Moments With Rough and Shimmering Surfaces
Splinter Society Architecture designs a versatile home that is full of high drama—from a sweeping roofline to light-reflecting...
These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City
There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Replacing a former administration center that was non-accessible, Wingårdhs develops a prefabricated, low-impact solution that...
Diamond in the Rough (and Ready)
Architect Ken Meffan's ten-years-in-the-making home is in the tiny Northern California town of Rough and Ready—a term that might...
Before & After: A Traditional Facade Hides a Dream Home With Emerald Green Accents
GRT Architects took a “gradient approach” to the renovation of this historic townhouse by carefully weaving in modern...
Bathrooms We Love: Rough Linen Founder Tricia Rose Showcases Her Beachy, Japanese-Style Bathroom
The founder of the natural bed-and-bath brand built her washroom herself.
8 Stellar Rentals For Your Next Visit to Seattle
Travel in style to the Emerald City with one of these well designed accommodations.
6 Striking Prefab Homes in Seattle
From a floating home to LEED Platinum-certified dwellings, the Emerald City is a stronghold for eco-conscious prefab housing.
This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House
Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.
This Brooklyn Fashion Designer’s Cozy Loft Was Renovated on a Budget
A fashion label founder refuses to hide the rough side of her Brooklyn apartment, exposing pipes, columns, vents, and more.
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Side Table
This how-to video and guide shows you how to flatten a rough slab of walnut and turn it into a table.
7 Vacation Rentals in Ireland That Put a Spin on the Classic Cottage
Home to rolling hills, a rugged coastline, quaint little towns, festivals, and gastropubs, the Emerald Isle offers visitors lots...
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
DIY Walnut Side Table | A Dwell Made Project by Ben Uyeda
This how-to video and guide shows you how to flatten a rough slab of walnut and turn it into a table.
Table Linens by Commune Design
In my online wanderings this week I've come across a totally lovely set of table linens from Los Angeles–based Commune Design.
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Crap = Good
This morning I came across a terrific new design blog with a clean, if quirky, aesthetic.