San Juan, PR
After three rainless weeks a welcome tropical shower blew into San Juan, Puerto Rico, one afternoon last May, awakening Casa...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Modern Modular Homes for Sale From $10K to $200K
Whether your budget is $10,000 or $200,000, this roundup of modular home prices in your area puts prefab within reach.
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
An Amazing Home Rises From an Abandoned Ruin in China
In the remote village of Longtan in Anhui Province, China, RSAA / Büro Ziyu Zhuang transforms a ramshackle ruin into an...
A Minimalist Residence Rises From Medieval Italian Ruins
Stone, concrete, and walnut come together to create this elegant abode in Urbino.
A Midcentury Home Enjoys Views from Every Angle
A new outlook for a Buff, Straub and Hensman gem perched high above Los Angeles.
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps From the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
A Compact Home That Literally Pops Up From the Grass
With a green roof that merges with the grassy ground, this family home in Belgium looks like two periscopes rising up from the...
6 Insider Tips for Bathroom Design From the Experts
Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us the scoop on how to...
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
BioLite Is Reinventing Outdoor Tech—From Backyard to Basecamp
From a smokeless fire pit to a headlamp that’s actually chic, BioLite has spent years upping the standard for outdoor gear.
A Brutalist Apartment Draws Inspiration From a Concrete Bunker
Inspired by brutalism and the industrial heritage of Camperdown, this apartment for two design professionals evades warehouse...