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

A Suburban Vancouver Home Edits its Privacy Settings
A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
High Above Traditional Charleston, a Modern Home Finds its Roost
A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.
Vacation for Design Lovers
Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.
A Compact Prefab Vacation Home
A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.
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New Zealand Vacation Home Designed Completely Off the Grid
On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...
High-Design Doors
Fifth-generation Italian manufacturer Lualdi just released its first collection of doors by American designers—namely by Dror...
A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden
Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...
Art-Filled Hamptons Vacation Home
Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
A Bright Mexican Home Brilliantly Weaves Nature Into its Design
In Mexico, a colorful home prioritizes nature by integrating four on-site trees into its layout.
Photographer Captures Her Facebook Friends in Their Homes
A photographer explores the meaning of friendship in the digital age by setting out to shoot all of her Facebook friends in their...
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
Washington State Vacation Home Sets the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony...
A Riotous Makeover for a Generic High-Rise Home
A remodel etches life into a freshly built high-rise apartment.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
The Home Tours of Dwell on Design 2016
During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...
Dwell Home Tours Makes its Way to Portland
In August 2016, we’re taking Dwell Home Tours to Portland for the first time.
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers...
A Melbourne Home Decreases in Size to Amp Up Its Outdoor Connection
By reducing the overall floor area, local architects transform the space into a lighter, brighter, more functional modern home.