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These Modern Artist Studios in the Connecticut Countryside Radiate Inspiration
Two free-standing studios provide a distraction-free setting for an artist-in-residence program in the countryside of Connecticut.
A Derelict Barn Finds New Life as an Artist’s Studio in Iceland
Studio Bua turns a battered 1930s farm building into a 1,959-square-foot live/work space in the remote Breiðafjörður Nature...
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration
Zooco Estudio creates a sublime workspace on the top floor of a painter’s home.
A New Bar in Helsinki Channels a Retro Soundtrack and a Midcentury Milanese Hotel Lounge
A new atmospheric bar and lounge opens up in a hip Helsinki neighborhood, channeling a retro-chic hotel lounge and inspired by a...
This Former Chapel, Now a Heavenly Artist’s Studio and Home, Lists for £1.6M
Architect Alex Nikjoo updated the London residence with a cantilevered mezzanine and rooftop terrace.
A Corrugated, Plastic Bifold Door Opens Up an Artist’s Tiny L.A. Studio
Simple materials transform a rundown wood balcony into a new roof deck and versatile creative space.
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
A Washington Horse Stable Becomes a Flexible Artist's Studio
This 760-square-foot stable outside Seattle was converted into an artist's studio, guest bedroom, and more.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
This Puget Sound Fortress Is Braced For a Tsunami
Situated in a high-velocity flood zone on Camano Island in Washington's Puget Sound, this home is a force of its own.
A Mexico City Artist’s Home and Studio Frames Open Spaces With Sculptural Forms
Designed by architects Luis Beltran del Río and Andrew Sosa of local firm Vrtical, the live/work residence uses simple materials...
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Before & After: A Car Shop in San Francisco Is Reborn as an Artist’s Loft, Gallery, and Studio
The SOMA Residence by Dumican Mosey Architects showcases a wide array of art—including a Fiat mounted upside down from the...
This Mobile Studio in the Swiss Alps Is an Artist's Dream Come True
Clean lines and practical sustainability define this roving, multipurpose structure.
A Former Artist Studio Now Serves as a Serene SoHo Loft
Moody blues, neutral tones, and natural textures create an airy palette for an upscale SoHo loft designed by Becca Interiors.
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
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.
9 Small Studios Where Writers and Artists Can Get Creative
If you’re a writer or an artist of any kind, you probably understand how important it is to have a little space of your own where...
Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
Christian Tonko designs a delicate artist's studio that hugs the hilly landscape.
A Furnished Artist’s Compound in the Woods of Vermont Lists for $1.2M
In addition to the renovated main house, the idyllic retreat near Stowe includes a ceramics studio, a writer’s cabin, and...
Own a Brilliantly Converted Brick Fortress in England For $1.5M
Adapted from a decaying defense tower from the Napoleonic era, this RIBA award-winning home in Suffolk has a surprisingly crisp...
An Artist and Farmer Work With a Toronto-Based Studio to Build a Barn-Inspired Home
A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock of farmhouses.
Here Are the Highlights From Helsinki Design Week
Couldn’t make it to Helsinki Design Week? No need for FOMO—here’s what caught our eye this year.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
An Updated Spanish-Style Abode with an Artist Studio Hits the Market at $1.1M in L.A.
With over 2,100-square-feet of sun-filled living space, this charming abode is seeking a new owner.
Before & After: A Renovated Artist's Studio Is Now an Airy, Efficient Home
In Paris, a painter's granddaughter turns to Atelier Wilda to transform a 484-square-foot studio into a minimalist family home...
This Secluded Concrete Fortress Near L.A. Could Be Yours for $1.89M
Perched in the Tehachapi Mountains, the 80-acre compound boasts dramatic views and celebrity ties.
A Stylish Hostel in a Historic Czech Fortress Starts at $16 a Night
Located in a horseshoe-shaped fortress from the 17th century, the Long Story Short Hostel offers modern accommodations in a...
An Artist’s Loft in Miami Displays an Eye-Popping Collection of Vintage Furniture
Artist Christopher Florentino’s Ghost Loft is a delightful mix of midcentury treasures, Pop art, and Japanese design.
An Off-Grid Artist’s Retreat Pops Up on an Island Near Ireland
Dubbed Studio Drop, the tiny green cabin offers refuge for creatives seeking isolation.
Vintage Cars Meet Pool Floaties in This Artist’s Kooky Midcentury Landscape
We chat with Chris Labrooy about “The Future Ain’t The Same as it Used to Be,” a short film in which the artist mashes up classic...
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...
Rediscovering the elusive Tangier abode of former Knoll President Yves...