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How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
7 Effective Tips For Integrating Open Kitchen Shelving
Although the concept looks effortless and versatile, is open kitchen shelving really as easy as it appears?
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
From Open-Plan to Small Spaces: What Kitchen Trends Are Here to Stay
As we wrap up 2015, we take a look at the latest trends that are impacting kitchen and appliance design.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter
In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.
10 Modern Rooftops For Summer Relaxing and Entertaining
With the weekend coming up and summer on our minds, the thought of relaxing on a rooftop is tempting, and inevitably magnetic.
Discuss: What Would Be Your Ideal Vacation Home?
Tell us what and where you would build for your dream retreat.
This Modern Cabin Is the Ideal HQ For a Family in Alaska
In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a...
The Ideal Home For You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Fiery go-getter or airy dreamer, down-to-earth or deep thinker—find a home that suits your sign.
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
A Neglected Brooklyn Townhouse Becomes a Home That’s Primed for Entertaining
At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning home...