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10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
These Are the Cabinetry Colors to Look Out for in 2020
Designers Kate Newman, Jordan Cluroe, and Russell Whitehead share their color picks that’ll give your kitchen a fresh look for...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Standout Staircases
These staircases are a step above the ordinary.
A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.
A Pink Staircase Dominates the Revival of This Roman Apartment
Perched above a lush green park in Rome, this airy abode has been revamped and enlarged to improve its outdoor connection.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sublime Staircases
More than just a way to get from point A to point B, the stairways in these homes have been upgraded from functional features...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Spellbinding Staircases
These modern staircases are a step above the rest.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Scintillating Staircases
Spiral, jagged, wooden, metal—these modern staircases are a step above the rest.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stellar Staircases
These staircases from the Dwell community are next-level.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Captivating Staircases
Scaling these exceptional staircases is the perfect way to meet your 10,000 steps-a-day goal.
7 Simple Ways to Upgrade a Boring Staircase
Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.
A Jaw-Dropping Staircase Stars in This Revamped 1920s Home
Drew Mandel Architects gives a crumbling brick home in one of Toronto’s oldest neighborhoods a major glow-up.
A Look at Richard Meier's Iconic Lambert House
Constructed in 1961, Richard Meier’s first residential project is a nascent example of the modern prefab typology.
This Rooftop Apartment With a Bright Yellow Staircase Is Sunshine in a Bottle
Minimalist design—and a spot of brilliance—transform a 775-square-foot apartment on Mile End Road in East London.
Our Dorm Definitely Did Not Look Like This
In Poznan, Poland, architect Adam Wierciński transforms a 1929 residential flat into student dwellings for four.
35 Swoon-Worthy Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest
These elegant and elevated staircases take their homes to the next level.
A Steel Staircase Merges Two Units Into One in Tribeca
Thanks to a complete renovation, two separate units are merged into a single residence to create a chic home for a growing family...
11 Homes That Take Staircase Design to the Next Level
These stairs step up the game, big time.
A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio
Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft.
7 Paint Colors That Nail the Midcentury-Modern Look
From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the softer, earthier shades that were popular in the 1960s, these paint colors will give...
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by...
15 Modern Garage Doors That Demand a Second Look
A well-appointed garage door with a unique color or materials, or an interesting mechanical movement, can easily punch up a...
A Spanish Colonial in Hollywood Gets a Dreamy New Look
The designers at Cuffhome weave together a palette of oatmeal, cream, brick, and blush to update this home for a family of four.
An Australian Vacation Villa Gets a Sophisticated New Look
On the peninsula of Palm Beach, a northern Sydney suburb, a holiday home is treated to a restrained, yet luxe, renovation.
This Is What the Best New Houses in London Look Like
The Royal Institute of British Architects has spoken.
A Historic Apartment in Rome Is Treated to a Dramatic New Look
Carefully selected colors and textures add subtle Italian luxury to this contemporary home in Rome.
Arches, Curves, and a Spiral Staircase Define This Sculptural Australian Home
Chenchow Little architects devise a wondrous and efficient home for a family of five in Sydney.
12 Luminous Lofts That Pull Off the Industrial Look
From converted warehouses to live/work retreats, these unconventional homes demonstrate why loft living is so...
5 of the Best-Looking Home Security Systems Out There
It’s common for homeowners to come to the realization that although they want to protect their homes from burglaries and similar...
An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
Four sections, four levels, and four doors and windows enable this remodeled 1960s cabin to fully embrace its idyllic natural...
A Sculptural Staircase Anchors This A-Frame Getaway on Fire Island
Bromley Caldari transforms an outdated beach home into a modern escape with staggering bay views.
A Mint-Green Staircase Adds Radiant Color to This Restored Townhouse
A historic home in Belgium breathes new life with an airy atmosphere and subtle pops of color.