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“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
The Futuristic “Studypod” Is a Prefab Home Office Designed for the Backyard
From Norwegian prefab makers Livit, the Studypod features a tinted glass front that allows you to work in nature.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
12 Desks That Work Best for a Productive Home Office
From a classic IKEA number to a wood table from Sossego, there’s a hardworking desk to suit every style and budget.
This Home’s Unique Shape Is Designed to Capture Sunlight
The structure maximizes changing daylight conditions with a window-filled, L-shaped floor plan that flows onto a lush landscape.
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10 Essential Tips for Creating a Hardworking Home Office
Whether your home office consists of a designated room or a tight corner in your kitchen, there are certain key strategies for...
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
From the outside, you would never know this flexible working/entertaining space even exists.
7 Effective Ways to Soundproof Your Home Office
Block out noise and distraction by soundproofing your home office.
9 Soothing Homes Designed for Health and Wellness
These peaceful dwellings are a refuge for the body and mind.
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Take a Trip to This Photographer-Designed Concrete Home in Thailand
Architecture and interior photographer Marc Gerritsen went back to basics when he designed this minimalist concrete house that...
11 Homes That Embrace Wabi-Sabi Design
These one-of-a-kind abodes value the well worn and the beautifully flawed above homogeneity.
The Essential Guide to Shipping Container Home Design
From preliminary guides, to lists of trusted companies, to exemplary floor plans, these resources will get you started on your...
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...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Mad For Midcentury Design
It's no secret that Dwell is captivated with midcentury modern homes.
These 7 Homes in the Southwest Show How to Design For the Desert
These homes make living in the heat of the desert look easy, breezy, and cool.
This Los Angeles Home is Driven by Automotive Design
The creative force behind Faraday Future’s otherworldly automotive designs takes on a new medium—his own residence.
This Austin Home Was Designed to Showcase a Vintage Car Collection
Austin-based firm Matt Fajkus Architecture designs a two-level garage and residence with a ground-floor space that was built to...