The promise of cabin living is that with a little land and some ingenuity we can have simpler times and more nature.

Estonian Designer’s Tiny Geometric Cabin
Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in geometric patterns.
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.
Go Beyond the Basics in an Australian Fashion Designer’s Surf-Inspired Bali Hotel
The Slow offers much more than boutique accommodations, steeping guests in a curated experience that blends art across several...
A Dutch Designer’s Tessellating Coat Rack
Woodworker Rene Siebum’s stylish work is a study in playful geometry.
Photo of the Week: A Designer’s Dream Eichler Project
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers
A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.
A Designer Completely Transforms a Little 1950s House With $125K
In her first solo project, a young designer remakes a raw 850-square-foot house in Culver City by herself and on a tight budget.
Dwell’s Top 10 Cabins of 2017
We've got cabin fever—in a good way.
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the cave that King Arthur and his knights would have slept in while traveling—a...
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
An Interior Designer Helps His Mother Turn Her 1960s Chicago Apartment Into a Colorful Haven
An interior designer persuades his mother to toss all her old furniture and start fresh.
Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure
A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's...
Swedish Designer Bruno Mathsson’s Home Is a Perfect Midcentury Time Capsule
We travel to Värnamo in southern Sweden for an exclusive tour of the iconic furniture maker and designer’s summer home.
Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio
A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.
Stressed Out? Sweden’s 72 Hour Cabins Are Designed to Soothe
The studies are in—these five charming glass cabins in Sweden might have what it takes to help you decompress.
Geometric Inspired: Istanbul's Contemporary Designers
Geometric motifs taken from a centuries-old document still serve as inspiration to Istanbul’s contemporary designers.
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
Tiny homes have officially become a thing.

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