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 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...
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...
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).
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
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.
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
Norwegian Wood
Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect.
Merging Inside and Out, an L.A. Firm Modernizes a 1940s Abode
When HH Design first saw this compact, 1940s stucco home outside Santa Monica, California, its street appeal was nonexistent.
Go With the Flow
Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for a...
Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...
Four Generations and Counting, This House is a Family Affair
With Alvar Aalto in mind, a renowned Swedish architect crafts a serene home on a long-held family plot.
These Separate Studios Keep a Retired Couple Happy
Art and life meet in the middle at a creative family retreat in Central Mexico.
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
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...
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
Supplant Your Lawn
It’s both water-wise and wallet-wise to consider alternatives to a grassy lawn.
BKB Ceramics
One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design 2012 was BKB Ceramics, a company—well, an artisan really—based in Joshua Tree,...

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