A Cor-Ten Steel Home Rocks Heavy Metal Vibes in the Netherlands
A multidisciplinary team turns an early 1900s garage in Utrecht into an artful home made of wood, brick, and Cor-Ten steel.
A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
STEG Arkitekter designs a casual hideout to peel away the stress of city life.
Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks
As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...
A Landmarked L.A. Craftsman With an Original Stone Facade Asks $1.25M
Built in 1892, the Arroyo Stone House is embellished with California river rocks and century-old wood moldings.
This Breezy Sydney Home Stands Strong Against Bushfires
In the Western Sydney suburb of North Rocks, a sustainably renovated home embraces the outdoors in more ways than one.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
12 Stone-Clad Interiors That Incorporate the Perfect Touch of Texture
From restored chapels and farmhouses in Spain to a midcentury revival in San Diego, these elegant living spaces showcase why...
The Meditative Pastime of Rock Collecting Inspires an Artful Lighting Series
Modeled after ocean-tumbled rocks, the smooth forms of these sustainably made lamps will make you want to pick them up and take...
A House Worthy of James Bond and More
John Lautner's beyond-groovy Elrod House is nothing short of concrete poetry.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Everything About This Vacation Home in Israel is a Little Crazy
Everything about this vacation home is little crazy. For starters, there’s the location. It’s in Israel. In northern Galilee.
Landscape Architect Lisa Switkin Muses on the Connection Between Nature and Memory
Switkin recalls 25 years’ worth of memories from a memento box that never leaves her deskside.
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
A Primal Space Gets a Swanky, Modern Twist in This Turkish Cave Loft
Material imperfections mimic nature in the design of this weekend getaway.
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
Tune In to Dwell’s First-Ever Podcast: Raw Materials 3 Ways
RM-3 Episode One shines a light on zinc, the hardworking, versatile metal that always has your back.
5 Essential Garden Tools, According to a Home Gardener
Craig Winer, senior vice president and co-owner of Garrett Wade, shares the tools he swears by for a successful home garden.
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family.
High Desert House in Joshua Tree Is an Otherworldly Architectural Icon
A couple’s handwritten note to renowned architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg results in an iconic Leviathan of a home in the...
This Norwegian Cabin's Roof Doubles as an Observation Deck
An observation roof and outdoor room extend the small footprint into the coastal landscape, while selective materials help it...
A Japanese-Inspired Villa Hits the Market on the British Virgin Islands
Boasting a private beach on Virgin Gorda, Villa Katsura brings Japanese sensibilities to the Caribbean.
Products We Love: Modern by Dwell Magazine Barware
Welcome to our latest installment of Products We Love, where we test-drive beloved design items and document the process in our...
You Need to See This Gingerbread Replica of the Midcentury House on “Ozark”
After binging the Netflix series on lockdown, Bay Area chef Anthony Strong crafted this sweet retreat—complete with a cookie...
Before & After: A “Higgledy-Piggledy” Beach House in Australia Becomes a Streamlined Retreat
In their renovation of a dilapidated midcentury home on the Tweed Coast, DFJ Architects showcases a monumental stone chimney.
An Energy-Plus Home Fuses With a Boulder-Strewn Landscape
This LEED Gold-certified home captures the genius locus of a rocky plot in Québec.
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh...
Efficient Prefab Panels Form This Southern California Abode
Net-zero prefab panels and Icelandic-inspired design come together in Dawnsknoll, a sustainable home in Santa Monica.
Wake Up to Mountain Vistas in This Chic Chalet in Chile
Adventure and volcano views await travelers in this modern mountain retreat with minimal site impact.
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
The Only Home John Lautner Ever Built for Himself Is Listed for the First Time in Decades
Built in 1940 for a reported $4,500, the John and Mary Lautner House is now on the market for $1,590,000.
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Spectacular Desert Retreat and School in Arizona
A masterful extension of the desert landscape in Scottsdale, Taliesin West is a living memorial to the inspiring life and work of...
This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.
The Best Outdoor Accessories for Every Kind of Summer Shindig
From backyard campouts to intimate weddings, here’s everything you need to host the perfect warm-weather event.

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