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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...
Designing With Light: How Window Treatments Are Key to Creating the Right Mood
Whether you're craving a serene, uplifting, or romantic environment, Hunter Douglas window treatments are designed to help you...
How to Save Historic Windows on an Existing Property
Along with bringing natural light into a home, windows also act as the building’s eyes, allowing the residents to look out into...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
How to Submit or Contribute to Dwell
Here are the stories our editors are hunting for, and how to get in touch.
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.
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.
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.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
This Quirky Home in Prague Looks Like a Giant Mushroom
Scaled to blend in with the surrounding trees, this Czech home rises from a concrete stem.
A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room
Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
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 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 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 Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
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 Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
Take a sip of this summer’s newest cocktail—a refreshing twist on the classic margarita.
How Much Should You Spend on Curtains?
From fabric choices to pleating, interior designers break down how to select the ideal curtains—and how much you should budget.