How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
How to Decorate With Grey
We love grey. (Also: donuts, sunshine and out pets, but I digress.) Grey done right makes any room feel modern and inviting.
How to Care for Your Bedding
While care labels provide a great starting place, proper Bedding maintenance requires additional steps and is essential for...
How to Pitch to Dwell
Want to appear in Dwell? Help get your project noticed with these tips.
How To Write Like An Architect
Typing most of the day, handwriting doesn't really come into play.
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.
How To: Colorblock
The biggest fashion trend to emerge from the past season was, without a doubt, color-blocking.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors
With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy...
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
How to Use Crystals in Your Home
For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
See How an Oregon Couple Renovated Their 1966 Airstream
Immediately after buying a vintage Airstream that they planned to renovate, Anna Jacobs and Damian Schmitt feared they bit off...
Julie Fisher on How to Shop for Furniture
We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion...
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.

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