Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan’s Shelter Island Vacation Home
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan Go Trippy Contemporary on Shelter Island
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece
A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...
New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views
Four structures situated on a wooded strip of Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts celebrate their stunning natural...
Extreme Shelter
Living ecological alpine pods in the Italian Alps.
Stay at a Greek Island Villa Among the Ruins of a 14th-Century Castle
Resting along the crest of a volcanic crater on the little-known island of Nisyros in the Aegean Sea, Villa Nemésis marries the...
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
9 Home Libraries We All Want to Curl Up in This Weekend
When it comes to the shelfie game, there’s one move that always wins: A home library.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
A Knockout Brick Facade Shelters an Airy Home in Sydney
Brcar Morony Architecture deploys bespoke masonry to counter a noisy streetscape and privacy concerns.
Jonathan Adler Reveals His Redesign of the Parker Palm Springs
Groovy, hedonistic, luxury—Jonathan Adler’s depiction of his design at the Parker is not how you’d describe a typical getaway in...
Lego Island
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes.
Stay in a Riverside Vacation Home That Embraces the Australian Bush
Perched atop a steep slope overlooking the Hawkesbury River on Dangar Island—just an hour north of Sydney—this tranquil, modern...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
Discuss: What Would Be Your Ideal Vacation Home?
Tell us what and where you would build for your dream retreat.
Seaside Views Make This Vacation Home a Relaxing Retreat
A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.
Three Friends Join Forces to Build a Four-Gable Getaway on Shelter Island
The creek-front communal beach house is made of four structures connected by a glass hallway.
Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home
A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
Dwell’s Top 10 Vacation Homes of 2017
Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.
Everything About This Vacation Home in Israel is a Little Crazy
Everything about this vacation home is little crazy. For starters, there’s the location. It’s in Israel. In northern Galilee.
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
Take a Peek at Amazon's Colorful Collaboration With Iconic Designer Jonathan Adler
Amazon recently announced the launch of its first exclusive designer collaboration for the home—Now House by Jonathan Adler.
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
An Abandoned Stable in Spain Is Transformed Into a Sustainable Vacation Home For Rent
This forgotten stable in the Spanish province of Cáceres was converted into a vacation rental that takes full advantage of its...
Stay in a Swiss Vacation Home That's Literally Inside a Mountain
Villa Vals, a four-bedroom vacation rental in the stunning Alpine village of Vals, Switzerland, is not your conventional ski...
Architect William Pedersen Lists His Copper-Clad Shelter Island Retreat for $8.5M
The home took 20 years to complete—and during its construction, Pedersen’s firm designed some of the world’s tallest buildings.
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
A Chicory Kiln Becomes a Sustainable Vacation Home With Endless Flexibility
Mobile cabinetry and thoughtful reuse turn a dilapidated industrial structure into a warm and creative home with open-ended...
Stay in a Domed, Glass-Front Vacation Home in a Spanish Forest
Nestled in a Mediterranean pine forest at the confluence of two rivers in Lledó, Spain, is El Caracol, a rustic-modern domed...
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
A New Eco-Friendly Home Emerges From a Tired Structure on Long Island’s Wetlands
Josh Manes Architecture imagines protruding and receding volumes to maximize solar energy and frame 360-degree views.
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.
A Black Gable Cantilevers Over the Entrance to This Rhode Island Home
The bold yet minimalist residence sits lightly on the land and engages with the surrounding scenery.

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