Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
A Boxy Los Angeles Bungalow Conceals a Secret Garden
A single window and door along the concrete-colored facade are all that hint to what’s in store.
A Luminous Lisbon Apartment With a Secret Garden Lists for €1.6M
The airy dwelling is centered around a sun-kissed courtyard complete with tall trees and walls of glass.
A Secret Garden Grows at the Heart of a Concrete Home in Mexico City
Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados centers a flexible residence around a lush interior courtyard.
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
An Undulating, Matte Black Home Hides a Secret Garden Within Its Walls
Wood Marsh Architecture brings a sculptural aesthetic to a holiday escape in Melbourne, Australia.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
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.
A Bibliophile Shares His Book Storage Secrets
A book lover gives us tips on storing prized tomes.
Top 9 Gardens of 2020
The verdant spaces nominated for the Dwell Design Awards bring these biophilic homes to life.
Bookshelves Conceal Hidden Rooms in This Secret-Filled Backyard Studio
Harrison Design creates a dreamy work studio for screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan’s home in Arlington, Virginia.
An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
A Massive “Megacabinet” Hides a Secret Room in This San Francisco Home
A secret reading niche, ample shelving, and even a feeding station for the family dog are integrated into this “Megacabinet” that...
A Sustainable Island Retreat Boasts a Secret Slide and Ball Pit
On San Juan’s largest island, a beat-up cluster of cabins gain new life as a fun-filled and environmentally sensitive getaway for...
Watch: Two L.A. Brothers Nail the Secrets of Limewash Paint
The sibling owners of Portola perfect a limewash that gives walls the rich character of aged plaster.
This Catalan Home’s Stone Facade Hides a Secret Oasis
Amid the rolling green hills, ancient architecture, and winding, narrow streets of Catalonia sits a light-filled sanctuary with a...
Sunny Tile Shines in a 100-Year-Old Spanish Apartment With a Secret Patio
The renovation of a century-old home in Valencia put DG Estudio to the test—and the firm passed with flying colors.
This Renovated Sydney Home Feels Like a Superhero’s Secret Lair
An award-winning renovation and addition offer a pair of introverted homeowners the sanctuary they crave.
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
Q&A: Architect Barbara Bestor Shares the Secret to Creating Coziness with Color
The architect discusses the philosophy behind her creative color choices—and the true power of a perfect palette.
Secret Storage and Pastel Colors Outfit a 350-Square-Foot Apartment in Madrid
A pocket-sized apartment renovation in Madrid helps the micro-home feel bright and airy.
Michelin-Starred Chef Dominique Crenn Shares the Secrets of Effortless Hosting
From her home just outside San Francisco, chef Dominique Crenn gives us the scoop on how to transform a simple meal for friends...
Secrets You Need to Know When Using Wood in Wet Spaces
Who says wood and moisture don't work well together?
This Japanese-Inspired Inn Is One of Mexico City's Best Kept Secrets
With handwoven tatami floors, rooftop onsen baths, and only 10 rooms, this Japanese-inspired hotel offers an unexpected place of...
A Design Pro Breaks Down the Secret Recipes Behind 5 Stylish Kitchens
Designer Gretchen Krebs of Medium Plenty offers her expert take on five concept kitchens styled by Bosch and outfitted with the...
A Lush Garden Is the Hidden Heart of This Courtyard House
Garden and living spaces blend together in this Australian dwelling which inverts the classic wraparound veranda.
A 1965 Craig Ellwood Home With an Original Koi Pond Is Restored in Los Angeles
Woods + Dangaran’s exacting restoration of the Moore House captures the spirit of California modernism.
A Contemplative Melbourne Home Wraps Around a Garden
A dark exterior gives way to muted, serene interiors in this U-shaped residence by Studiofour.
These Off-the-Grid Cabins in Belgium Keep Their Locations Secret Until You Book
Nestled in secluded, rural settings, these minimalist cabins keep their whereabouts under wraps to help you disconnect.
Before & After: An Abandoned Austin Bungalow Springs Back to Life With Five Lush Yards
Miró Rivera Architects celebrates the century-old home’s history while introducing a breezy addition with charismatic courtyards.
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
Before & After: A Los Angeles Bungalow Opens to a Gorgeous Garden Oasis
Design, Bitches turns a typical Atwater Village home into a lush hideaway with a new, cedar-clad guesthouse.
An Architect Couple Handcraft a Rustic Haven at the Edge of a Belgian Forest
Apart from the structural work and technical fittings, nearly everything was built by hand.
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Some serious greenery transforms a 1940 building in Lisbon, Portugal.

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