Tiles are an important decision in bathroom design. By their nature they create a lot of texture, so it may as well be an inspiring tile design and something you enjoy. Grout is another consideration. Be sure to find bathroom tiles that you love and hire a professional to help you work through the tile layout if you are unsure.

How to Tile a Wall
We’re sharing a few useful projects from “DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects,” a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...
How to Use Subway Tile to Spruce Up a Kitchen
Ranging from classic to bold, subway tiles are a sure bet when it comes to outfitting your kitchen.
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They’re Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important...
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 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.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
Trend Report: Tile Style
We hit one of the biggest tile fairs in the world to see what’s new, and it goes way beyond the kitchen and bathroom.
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...
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!
Step Aside, Subway Tile—Penny Tile Is the New Classic
Both classic and graphic, penny tile is an impactful choice for the kitchen and bath, as these six examples show.
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.
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.
Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.
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 Homeschool During the Coronavirus Pandemic
First, don't feel bad that you are not adequately prepared for this crisis—most of us aren't.