Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
Modern, Lakeside Living in Minneapolis
Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.
A Modern Lakeside Home in Wisconsin
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
Modern Martha's Vineyard Retreat
A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...
Bringing the Outdoors in Becomes a Reality for a Lakeside Retreat
When architect Greg Torchio first began conceptualizing a contemporary home project in Centreville, Maryland, he quickly realized...
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...
Escaping to This Lakeside Retreat Would Be Like Living in a Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
A Modern Lake Como Retreat Designed by Patricia Urquiola
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Fall in Love With Bali at This Tropical, Modern Retreat
Sited on a small, serene island off the coast of Bali, Seascape Villa mixes tropical vibes with modern, Mediterranean-inspired...
A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
Bookshelf Basics
Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors
Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.
The Low Down on Down
Warm, fluffy, lightweight and long-lasting, Down Bedding Basics provide the ultimate comfort while you sleep.
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
Stripped Ease
All of the money Barbara Hill poured into remodeling her 1960s condo in Houston was spent taking things out—and she couldn’t be...
Flipped Strips
Tired of the never-ending parade of nondescript strip malls, the Scottsdale Museum of Art recently held a competition to rethink...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Cozy Colorado Retreat Features Multi-Pendant Modern Lighting
This cozy Colorado retreat features Niche multi-pendant modern lighting throughout the stunning interior.