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A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
A Luminous Lisbon Apartment With a Secret Garden Lists for €1.6M
The airy dwelling is centered around a sun-kissed courtyard complete with tall trees and walls of glass.
The City of Lisbon Inspired the Design of This Surprisingly Luxurious Student Residence
"Designer living" isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind when talking about student accommodations.
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Some serious greenery transforms a 1940 building in Lisbon, Portugal.
A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K
Completed on a budget of $35,000, this 355-square-foot apartment has been designed with young professionals in mind.
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
A Lisbon Apartment Building Is Brought Back to Life With Tidy, Light-Filled Interiors
On a narrow, winding street sits the Escadinhas Building, which has been newly restored with a blend of sleek finishes by local...
Massive Sliding Doors Connect a Hawaii Home to Its Mountainside Setting
An off-grid getaway on O‘ahu produces all of its own electricity and opens wide to the landscape.
Picture Windows and Sliding Doors Work Magic in This Cozy Barcelona Home
Clever interventions make the home feel larger than its compact 721 square feet.
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
Plywood Partitions Divvy Up Space in a Free-Flowing London Townhouse
Nimtim Architects reimagines a ’70s residence for a growing family, creating simple, flexible rooms that connect with the garden.
The Architect Next Door
In Halifax, Canada, this modern multi-use residence by Susan Fitzgerald Architecture fosters a sense of community through living,...
A Tiny Lisbon Home Draws In Daylight With a Central Void
In Lisbon’s Mouraria neighborhood, an affordable family home squeezes three bedrooms into a light-filled space a hair over 1,000...
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
The Muji Hut is a Masterful Take on Minimalism
A very special little place, all your own...
A Marble Chopping Block Door Opens Up to Reveal a Sophisticated Brazilian Apartment
The front door of this São Paulo apartment is a wooden board once used to cut slabs of marble.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A Fairytale Flat With 18th-Century Frescoes Seeks €440K in Lisbon
Set beneath São Jorge castle, the dreamy one-bedroom evokes the spirit of its illustrious past.
8 Scandinavian Cabins That Master the Art of Minimalism
These vacation homes and cabins in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark feature sophisticated but pared-down interiors that complement...
A Minimal Writer’s Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Party-Friendly Apartment in Toronto
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
A Carefully Renovated 18th-Century Flat Lists for $815K in Lisbon, Portugal
Perched on a steep hillside overlooking the port city, the wood-clad penthouse is steeped with period details and offers...
A Dramatic Apartment Renovation in Barcelona Features Salvaged Tile and Brick
The original apartment, located in the Gràcia district, was dark and disjointed.
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
A Family Apartment in Prague That’s Filled With Clever Storage Solutions and Built-In Nooks
Located in a 1930s building in Prague, Czech Republic, this four-bedroom apartment has a bright nook, hidden study desk, and...
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...
An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment
In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot,...
10 Best Dwell Studios and Modern Apartments
The well-worn saying that "size does matter" has never been truer in this age of shrinking resources and soaring costs.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Take Minimalism to the Max
These spare homes turn our minimalist dreams into a stylish reality.
Channel Desert Minimalism With These Moroccan-Inspired Rugs and Pillows
Your hunt for the perfect neutral rug is over—Lulu & Georgia’s new collaboration with Sarah Sherman Samuel offers beautiful...
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.