A Helpful Guide to Living Room Lighting
Even if your living area is endowed with ample natural daylight, it's imperative to think carefully about lighting to make sure...
45 Pets in Beautiful Modern Homes
Here at Dwell, we love animals—and so do the individuals and families who have graced our pages.
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
Expert Design Advice: Layer Your Lighting
Layer your bedding. Layer your clothes.
25 Homes With Exposed Wood Beams: Rustic to Modern
We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Even Hotter Than Their Desert Locations
These modern desert homes match their locations with equally impressive design.
A Cherner Chair Retrospective
A look at how the iconic Cherner chair design has appeared inside the pages of Dwell magazine over the years.
This Dreamy Tiny House in Bali Is Made of Recycled Tetra Pak Cartons
The 688-square-foot Tetra Pod is every bit as artful as it is efficient—and Stilt Studios is offering DIY plans for just $5,000.
A New Slant
In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream...
When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable...
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
29 Ideas for Stylishly Stacking Firewood This Fall
We have as many ideas for stacking your stash of firewood as we do plans for stoking the fire this fall.
The Complete Home Theater Setup Guide for Movie Buffs
Learn how to convert different areas of your house(Basement, Attic, Backyard, Livingroom) into a mini Home Theater.
Pouffe! There It Is
Versatile like an accent pillow or throw, a pouffe need not match your living-room set to settle in and look right at home.
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
Paneling is Cool Again
Back in the bad old days of design, the unholy trinity of wall coverings were harvest gold paint, flocked wallpaper, and...
Celebrity matchmaker Patti Stanger reviews 5 love seats
No piece of furniture has more aptly paved the way to connubial bliss than the love seat.
Electric Sandwich
So you’ve finally made the move from incandescent to CFLs only to learn that you’re well behind the LED wave.
Winds of Change
Caught in the grip of the worst drought in a century, Australians are showering together.
São Paulo, Brazil
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São...
The First Wave
In Sydney’s cramped beachside suburbia, architect Steve Kennedy defied a small footprint and a terrible drought with a generous...
Architectural Adventure
When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer.
Underdone
At least 19 unfinished renovation projects currently reside within the crotchety old puzzle box of a house that I share with my...