A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
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...
7 Most Eco-friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
13 Modern Bathroom Vanity Ideas
The bathroom vanity is one of the first places most people head to before beginning the day—so, it's a good idea to give some...
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people.
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Earth Tones
Black, white, gray, and beige.
Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in Hoboken.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
Love's Labors Found
Though the obstacles they faced were formidable, this couple’s perserverance brought them closer together and made their dream...
Bemz's Bright Idea
Last week I met with Lesley Pennington, a Canadian living in Sweden who in 2004 launched Bemz, one of the cleverest companies...
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Labor of Loved Ones
Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family and a host of neighborly helpers, Bill Weber’s new home...
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
This Modular Eco-Hotel Room Is Poised to Drop Into Nearly Any Setting
Part of a micro-architecture collection, this modular hotel suite provides sustainable and comfortable lodging that can be...
4 Eco-Friendly Interior Paints
If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you a headache, the fumes probably will—unless you pick from the growing array formulated...
Shops We Love: MADE
The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.
Products We Love: The Mag Coffee Table
Ali Sandifer’s coffee table conceals books and magazines.