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 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 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 Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
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.
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 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 Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
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 Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
Take a sip of this summer’s newest cocktail—a refreshing twist on the classic margarita.
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...
Dwell’s Top 10 How-To Guides of 2018
Ignite your creative, can-do spirit with this year’s most popular how-to guides.
How a Steam-Bent Home Took Shape in Cornwall
For Tom and Danie Raffield, building a family home was a labor of love.
How to Choose the Right Vanity For Your Bathroom
These seven tips will provide you with everything you need to know for selecting a new vanity that fits your space, style, and...
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.
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...