How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia
The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food,...
This Concrete Abode Embraces Indonesia's Tropical Climate
An Indonesian architect designs a contemporary concrete home for her family of five in Semarang.
Bricks and Breezes Keep This Tropical Indonesian Home Cool
A perforated brick brise-soleil fills this lush home with diffuse daylight and cooling breezes.
Humid City, Cool Home
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s...
Connect With Bali's Tropical Landscape at One of these Modern Villas
The island of Bali in Indonesia has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking a vibrant tropical getaway.
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
In the land-strapped city of Bandung, Indonesia, the newly renovated 4x6x6 House achieves the illusion of spaciousness despite...
How the Quest for Sustainability Fuels Gloster’s Production and Minimalist Modern Designs
Gloster’s recent acquisition of land in Indonesia is just another example of how the company is an industry leader in...
Urban Sprawl, Squared
The Places We Live is a new book of extraordinary photographs by Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen, documenting the teeming...
Photographer Q&A: Matthew Williams
From Jakarta to Brazil, Brooklyn based photographer Matthew Williams has traveled the globe for Dwell.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Matthew Williams Exhibition 'Outside'
Kiwi photographer Matthew Williams has traveled around the globe to shoot homes for Dwell.
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as...
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
The 12 Most Influential Buildings of 2019
From underwater restaurants to modest single-family homes, these are the biggest hits of 2019 according to ArchDaily.
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
Sustainability and innovative, minimalist design are at the forefront of Gloster’s luxe collection of teak outdoor furniture.
Sleek Minimalist Design and Enduring Quality Transcend Gloster’s Latest Collections
The luxe teak outdoor furniture line launches three new collections that embrace technology and sustainability.
14 Best Tropical Modern Homes That Upgrade the Island Style
Built for warm climes and lush surroundings, these tropical modern homes take a sophisticated approach to being laid-back.
Dwell's Top 10 Upcycled Shipping Containers of 2017
We can barely contain our excitement over this year's awe-inspiring projects.
Maximalist Auteur Jonathan Adler Explains the Giant Wooden Shoe on His Desk
When the designer and ceramicist received a two-foot-long sculpture of a wingtip in the mail, he knew just the place for it.
20 Sublime Retreats You Need to Visit For Creative Inspiration
Award-winning photographer, creative director, and jet-setter Jill Paider shares her list of breathtaking landscapes and hotels...
Dwell 24: Mei-Lan Tan and Victor Lefebvre
Although UMÉ Studio is based in California, the story of its founders, Mei-Lan Tan, 28, and Victor Lefebvre, 32, is international...
This Santa Monica Home That Channels a Balinese Resort Asks $9.5M
A limestone spa, wood sauna, and lush garden with waterfalls are just some of the plush amenities that make up this coastal...
Fall in Love With Bali at This Tropical, Modern Retreat
Sited on a small, serene island off the coast of Bali, Seascape Villa mixes tropical vibes with modern, Mediterranean-inspired...
Build a Breezy A-Frame Shelter With These DIY Kits by Artist Jay Nelson
Each kit comes with a miniature model, two prints, and plans for building a shady backyard shelter in about a weekend’s time.
Go Beyond the Basics in an Australian Fashion Designer’s Surf-Inspired Bali Hotel
The Slow offers much more than boutique accommodations, steeping guests in a curated experience that blends art across several...
These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary
More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces,...
The 11 Most Influential Buildings of 2018
From a sleek A-frame cabin to a futuristic apartment building at New York’s High Line, these buildings are the year’s most...
A Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s Picturesque Montana Retreat Is Going Up For Auction
The family vacation home of E Street Band bassist Garry Tallent features green design, outdoor spaces, and an equestrian center...
7 Groundbreaking Designs From Around the World That Can Help Us Build the Perfect City
Presented in “The Ideal City,” a new book by IKEA’s design lab, these ideas by leading architects give us the blueprint for...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Lush Outdoor Spaces
These outdoor spaces from the Dwell community are perfect for warm summer nights.
Photographer Captures Her Facebook Friends in Their Homes
A photographer explores the meaning of friendship in the digital age by setting out to shoot all of her Facebook friends in their...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
A Rockstar Design Team Takes a Home in British Columbia From “Spec” to Spectacular
In Whistler, a design-loving couple tasks a team of designers to turn a spec home into a bespoke family residence that’s all...
A Soulful Home in China Highlights the Owner’s Vintage Furniture Collection
For his longtime friend, designer Bob Chen creates a tranquil residence wherein every piece tells a story.

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