Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces.
The Oakland Home Where “Mother” of Mother’s Cookies Once Lived Asks $1.4M
Its current owners have since renovated the 1920s Spanish-style residence to include vibrantly colored tile, top-notch...
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $50
Don’t worry, these presents only *look* expensive.
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $25
This year, give mom something thoughtful—and useful—without breaking the bank.
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $100
She doesn’t need presents to know you love her, but it never hurts to be pampered.
The Best Mother’s Day Sales to Shop Right Now
Save a lot, give a lot: these special sales on hundreds of thoughtful gifts are sure to please.
The Best Bouquets You Can Buy Online for Mother’s Day
When sending a stunning floral arrangement to mom’s doorstep is this easy, there’s really no excuse.
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Kids' Room Renovation
A baby's arrival is cause for celebration—and for many, it's also a time to confront limited living space.
New Kids on the Block
We asked five households that recently switched Los Angeles neighborhoods what they had in mind when picking a new place to live.
10 Dwell-Approved, New-Old Homes in the UK
These 10 modern renovations take history into account.
Deliver Plants Directly to Your Doorstep With Bloomscape’s New Mother’s Day Collection
Send her a gift that’ll last longer than a box of chocolates (and send a few to yourself while you’re at it).
Mingle With Mother Nature in This Tiny Prefab Getaway
Tucked into an old-growth forest, this prefab home was assembled in just three days with minimal site impact.
Inspired by Tom and Jerry, This Net-Filled Vacation Home Is a Kid’s Paradise
Jerry House on Cha-Am Beach near Bangkok is not only a beachside family retreat, but is also a playground and dreamworld for the...
10 Chef-Approved Knife Sets That Are a Cut Above the Rest
Ask any chef—well-weighted, sturdy knives are a game changer in the kitchen.
15 Modern and Creative Spaces for Kids
It’s never too early to instill a good sense of design into your kids.
An Asymmetric Laneway House Reunites a Mother and Daughter in Vancouver
Built for a daughter returning to her old neighborhood, this 640-square-foot dwelling feels surprisingly roomy.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Connect With Mother Nature
Everyday, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.
This Compact Tasmanian Cabin Is a Testing Ground for Sustainable Design
Architect Jiri Lev’s home is a prototype for forward-looking architecture that could make a positive societal impact in Australia.
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York
An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York.
25 Awesome Gifts for Kids of All Ages
Nurture their creative streak with these picks designed to pique curiosity.
Los Angeles Fast-Tracks New ADUs by Offering Homeowners Pre-Approved Plans
Teaming up with emerging firms, the city’s Standard Plan Program makes it easier and more affordable than ever to build a...
A Family Home in Slovakia Holds a Playground for Kids and Pets
Sadovsky & Architects design an inviting residence with a perforated concrete wall that enhances indoor/outdoor living for all of...
A Kid-Friendly Home Embraces High Style With Comfort
Designed to “take a beating,” the modern interiors of this Seattle home have been crafted to withstand the wear-and-tear of young...
A Joshua Tree Ranch Tests the Limits of Off-Grid Luxury
For $650 a night, this Airbnb mixes sustainable desert living with hotel-worthy amenities.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Charming Kids’ Rooms
These petite bedrooms and playrooms prove good things do come in small packages.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Adorable Kids' Rooms
These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration.
Gift Guide: 7 Kid-Approved Picks For the Season
Our suggestions encourage curiosity, creativity, and play.
Budget Breakdown: A Mother-Daughter Duo Give an Airstream a Vivacious Remodel for $64K
Having never renovated an Airstream before, Tristan and Lynne Knowlton took to the challenge with plenty of gusto (and elbow...
A 19th-Century Apartment in Manhattan Gets a Kid-Friendly Upgrade
Built in 1885, this Midtown residence has been restored and revitalized with dashes of color and whimsical, kid-oriented spaces.
Designers’ Tips for Creating a Productive Remote-Learning Space for Kids
For little ones attending class online, a well-designed space can make all the difference.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Fun-Filled Kids Rooms
These playful homes from the Dwell community have perfect spaces for petite humans.
This Journalist and Mother of Three Says That When It Comes to Parenting Gadgetry, Less Is More
Sophie Brickman, a (mostly) parenting tech columnist at the Guardian, says it’s all about balance—and trusting your gut.
This Live/Work Duplex in Paris Is Full of Kid- and Cat-Friendly Details
In Paris, a makeshift duplex is tailor-made for a couple, their toddler, and their cat.
A Kids’ Escape Route Puts the “Fun” in Functional at This Reimagined Melbourne Cottage
Secret passageways and surprise design elements abound in this playful home renovation for an active family of five.

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