How to Build an Affordable America
There are as many solutions to the country’s housing crisis as there are causes. We need them all.
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 Build a Floating Home
We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
How to Build an Eames Chair
I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...
How to Build a Tiny DIY Trailer On a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
How Can Higher Education Build a Better Architect?
In the 2010s, design/build programs were the cutting edge of architectural education.
How Phloem Studio Makes their Captain's Chair
We have such a great appreciation for handcrafted furniture, where designers put their heart and soul into each piece with the...
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove...
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
Discover Why There's No Substitute for an Authentic Eames Lounge Chair
For almost 60 years, the Eames Lounge has been America's favorite chair. But what really goes into this modern masterpiece?
Here’s How Hollywood Builds a Malibu Dream Home—on a Vancouver Soundstage
Tasked with designing a celeb-worthy Malibu abode in six weeks for a new television series on E!, production designer Daniel...
How to Pitch Dwell
Here are the stories our editors are hunting for, and how to get in touch.
Ice Cube Celebrates The Eames
"I studied architectural drafting and one thing I learned is that you always gotta have a plan" ~ Ice Cube
How to Choose the Right Pillow
Whether you want something super cushy or firmly flat, we’re here to save you from the tossing and turning uncertainty that comes...
How to Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
It Took a Neighborhood to Build This Beachside Bungalow
A California beach community rallies around a well-considered addition to its laid-back streets.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting
Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much.
How to Care for Your Bedding
While care labels provide a great starting place, proper bedding maintenance requires additional steps and is essential for...
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
The 33 Hottest Sales to Shop This Fourth of July
The only things more explosive than Fourth of July fireworks are these amazing sales on bedding, mattresses, appliances, home...
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 furniture...
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
Just How Inclusive Is Accessible Design?
The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago. Here’s what it achieved, and where it still falls short.
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.
How to Beat the Winter Blues at Work
Winter is a great time for ski holidays, getting cozy indoors, or enjoying hot chocolate whenever you want, but the season may...
How to Homeschool During the Coronavirus Pandemic
First, don't feel bad that you are not adequately prepared for this crisis—most of us aren't.
How to Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
Take a sip of this summer’s newest cocktail—a refreshing twist on the classic margarita.
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
26 Elevated Gifts for the Dedicated Eames Fan
Bring the influential duo into your home with the click of a button.
How Is the Pandemic Changing the Housing Market?
Agents, developers, and industry experts weigh in on the current dynamics of home buying and selling—and what may lie ahead.
How to Dress for Spring, According to Huckberry
Editor Will Vietze dishes on dressing for the most fickle time of year—and his favorite seasonal styles.
This New Eames Loungewear Collab Is Seriously Cozy
Eames Office teams up with Gelato Pique for a plush clothing line inspired by the Eames’s philosophy to “take your pleasure...

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