See this year’s best-designed
Before & After
Find a Pro
Post a Project
Lighting & Fans
Decor & More
Kitchen & Dining
Bath & Bed
Furnishings & Finishes
Gardening & Plants
Kitchen & Bath
Mortgages & Budgets
Pros & Project Management
Tech & Automation
“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream
From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with...
This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is a Woodland Escape for the Generations
A couple ask Olson Kundig to build on a family legacy in Vermont.
Go Off-Grid in This Prefabricated Cor-Ten Steel Cabin
Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.
9 Cor-Ten Steel Homes That Have Aged to Perfection
Over time, these homes have taken on beautiful, earthen tones, settling into their natural surroundings.
A Striking Cor-Ten Steel Home Seeks $3M in Sonoma
Designed by Mork-Ulnes Architects, the Triple Barn House is a rustic retreat made of glass, concrete, and steel.
Head to This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Perched on an Australian Gorge
Oikos is a sculptural hideaway set on a private homestead in Hepburn Springs, where guests can bask in sprawling views while...
A Tiny Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is in Perfect Sync With the Surrounding Woods
Winkelman Architecture delivers grown-up summer-camp vibes with this unassuming retreat on the coast of Maine.
A Cor-Ten Steel Home Rocks Heavy Metal Vibes in the Netherlands
A multidisciplinary team turns an early 1900s garage in Utrecht into an artful home made of wood, brick, and Cor-Ten steel.
An Architect’s Ojai Home Is an Ode to Italy Wrapped in Cor-Ten Steel
Architect Fred Fisher’s California residence recalls family memories of la dolce vita.
Explore a Prefabricated House For Sale in England That's Clad With Cor-Ten Steel
Perched along the banks of the River Ouse near the historic English town of Lewes is a Cor-Ten steel house with a "carved-away"...
An Architect Builds a Monumental Cor-Ten Steel Prefab for His Family in Arizona
This 5,000-square-foot home made from steel, concrete, and glass took less than five months to build—but it’ll last forever.
A Cor-Ten Steel Retreat Rises From an Iron-Rich Hillside in Sonoma
Triple Barn is a steel-clad retreat inspired by rustic dwellings and the surrounding countryside.
Historic Gasworks Cottage With a Modern Cor-Ten Steel Addition Hits the Market
Overlooking the English countryside in the Cotswolds village of Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, this historic property marries...
Three Cor-Ten Steel Pavilions Make Up This Art Collectors’ Rugged Retreat
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects design a dramatic home set within their architectural village in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Entirely Clad in Cor-Ten Steel, This Award-Winning Home by Fred Fisher Lists for $5.9M
Three chic pavilions and a central courtyard, connected by verandas, define this boxy but beautiful residence.
A Cor-Ten Steel Home Set on Six Acres in California Wine Country Lists for $2.9M
Designed by Mork Ulnes Architects, this glass, steel, and concrete structure perches above Sonoma County and illuminates the lush...
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 a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
This Cor-Ten House in Brazil Would Not Be Complete Without its Giant Home Library
A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.
Man of Steel
The Seattle prince of architectural gizmos is branching out into a new line of hardware fashioned from bars and pipes.
How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Interior Design So Far
The pandemic has caused a sea change in how we live, work, and recreate—seven months later, here’s how that’s impacted our homes.
10 Steel Prefabs That Are Both Modern and Practical
The advantages that come with building a steel prefab go far beyond just the aesthetic choices.
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.
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.
These Four Harmonious Homes Are a Lesson in How to Design With Roommates
Having roommates is no longer solely reserved for younger generations.
How to Design an Apartment You and Your Roommate Love
Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.
A Thomas Phifer-Designed Glass-and-Steel Masterpiece For Sale
Architect Thomas Phifer is known for his sleek, minimalist steel-and-glass structures that are designed to take in endless...
How to Pitch Dwell
Here are the stories our editors are hunting for, and how to get in touch.
Cor-Ten Steel Cloaks a Set of Four Structures That Form a Texas Home
Instead of putting everything under one roof, architecture firm Lake|Flato created a network of smaller volumes to minimize...
Tips on How to Design a New Modern Home in a Historic Neighborhood
Vacant lots in historic areas are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners are drawn to their character, neighborhood scale,...
How Sweden Harnesses Democratic Architecture and Design For the Common Good
Join Dwell on a journey through Stockholm and Malmö to see how architects and creatives are building a better world through good...
The Design Life: How Do the Dwell 24 See the World?
We surveyed our designers to find out—the results may surprise you.
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.