Emerald in the Rough
An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.
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.
This Norwegian Ski Cabin Is Rough Around the Edges—but Refined Within
A designer couple build a contemporary cabin in Norway inspired by rural fences.
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...
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...
Rough and Refined Details Play Nice in This Reimagined Melbourne Victorian
Behind a traditional facade, textured concrete ceilings combine with svelte surfaces for a deliciously moody effect.
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.
32 Camping Must-Haves for Your Next Outdoor Adventure
You don’t have to rough it to experience nature at its finest.
8 Stellar Rentals For Your Next Visit to Seattle
Travel in style to the Emerald City with one of these well designed accommodations.
A Shoddy 1920s “Hunting Cabin” Gets a Sea Ranch–Inspired Overhaul in Los Angeles
Grey Shaeffer of Willa Work recasts a rough-hewn Mount Washington home as a streamlined, breezy dwelling.
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.
Before & After: A Former Motorcycle Shop Roars to Life as a Breezy Home on Mallorca
Emerald-green tiles accent natural wood and limestone walls in this converted motorcycle repair shop in Palma de Mallorca.
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.
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...
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.
Designer Jerome Byron’s Raw-Edged “Quarantine Quarters” Feel Like a ’90s Office Gone Rogue
Spurred on by the pandemic, the Los Angeles–based designer and architect builds a rough-and-ready workspace that’s indicative of...
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...