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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.
How to Decorate With Grey
We love grey. (Also: donuts, sunshine and out pets, but I digress.) Grey done right makes any room feel modern and inviting.
Room & Board
25 Homes With Exposed Wood Beams: Rustic to Modern
We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.
Expert Design Advice: Layer Your Lighting
Layer your bedding. Layer your clothes.
Room & Board
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.
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
A Cherner Chair Retrospective
A look at how the iconic Cherner chair design has appeared inside the pages of Dwell magazine over the years.
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...
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.
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...
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 New Slant
In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream...
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...
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.
So you’ve finally made the move from incandescent to CFLs only to learn that you’re well behind the LED wave.
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...