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Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Smaller in Texas
In a far-ﬂung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting.
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
Transformative House Renovation in Seattle
A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
A Jewel Box Floating Home on Seattle’s Lake Union Lists for $3.5M
Vandeventer + Carlander used an inverted floor plan to fit in multiple outdoor spaces and a bedroom overlooking the water’s edge.
Repurposed Ship Materials and 100-Year-Old Beams Make Up This Tree House-Like Home
With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.
6 Striking Prefab Homes in Seattle
From a floating home to LEED Platinum-certified dwellings, the Emerald City is a stronghold for eco-conscious prefab housing.
A Renovated Boathouse on Seattle's Portage Bay
A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
This Couple Merrily Floats Along in Seattle
A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.
This Breezy Floating Home Makes the Most of a Tranquil Setting Along Seattle’s Portage Bay
Studio DIAA debuts with an airy design that employs generous indoor/outdoor connections and playful materials to gather and...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and using a lighter color palette, Mowery Marsh Architects give this historic home a...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
A Midcentury Ranch Home Is Totally Transformed in Seattle
After being buried under layers of haphazard renovations, a 1959 Seattle ranch finally reaches its maximum potential.
6 Eco-Minded Prefab Companies in Seattle
As an environmental leader, Seattle is a hotspot for sustainable prefab home companies.
This Shining Seattle Home Revels in Bright Simplicity
A streamlined material palette and crisp white interiors frame an art-filled home in the Pacific Northwest.
Snatch Up This Darling Seattle Houseboat For $275K
Recently renovated, this 212-square-foot houseboat currently docked in Seattle can be your cozy getaway.
Small “Hybrid Prefab” Home in the Desert
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
Top 9 Small Spaces of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards may be petite, but they pack a big punch.
A 1901 Craftsman in Seattle Gets a Svelte Cantilevered Addition
Blending old with new, a major remodel of this early 20th-century home includes a new rear designed by Best Practice Architecture.
A Radiant Remodel Revitalizes a Dark Seattle Tudor House
An artist takes an unorthodox approach to the renovation of a century-old residence in Seattle.
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Seattle Raises the Bar for Sustainability
A NODE prefab, Solar Studio in West Seattle produces 100 percent of its own energy—and rental income for its eco-conscious owner.
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
A Minimalist Home in Seattle Embodies a Simpler Way of Life
Sited among lush trees on an 11,303-square-foot lot, this tranquil dwelling is deeply connected to nature.
A Sun-Drenched Midcentury Near Seattle Seeks $750K
Strategic additions and generous skylights create open, luminous living spaces in this 1953 gem.
An Adorable Houseboat Named “Turnip” Sets Sail in Seattle
Listed at $190,000, this tiny vessel named after a root vegetable amplifies nautical living with colorful, quirky quarters.
8 Stellar Rentals For Your Next Visit to Seattle
Travel in style to the Emerald City with one of these well designed accommodations.
Meet Downtown Seattle's Newest Landmark: The Amazon Spheres
Move over Space Needle—here come the Amazon Spheres.
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
Editor's Letter: Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
A Seattle Home Perched High in the Treetops Transforms With Movable Walls
In The Lookout, Hybrid Architecture inverts the floor plan of a typical home to best take advantage of a sloped site.
Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.