A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town
A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.
An Inverted Pyramid Roof Tops This Stately Retreat in Cape Town
Clerestory windows and gardens on every level help this architect’s home feel integrated with its spectacular, mountain setting.
Out of Town
The modern country escape a New York City couple builds in the Catskill Mountains quickly becomes home base
Top Design Cities 2019: Cape Town, South Africa
Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo steers us through the design destination of Cape Town with his recommendations.
A 120-Year-Old Victorian Cottage in Cape Town Gets a Glow Up
Following shabby patch jobs and more than a century of neglect, a cottage is renovated with an abundance of South African pine.
8 Best Dwell Penthouses
One of the best aspects of living in a high-rise in the middle of the city is the spectacular view you may be able to enjoy.
Humble Materials Get an Elevated Treatment in a ’70s-Inspired Home in Cape Town
For his longtime friends, architect Michael Lumby works magic by investing in craftsmanship over expensive finishing and...
The Penthouse Has Landed
In Vienna, a dazzling penthouse by Delugan Meissl has boldly inserted itself between traditional rooftops of the city’s Wieden...
Modernist Architect Berthold Lubetkin's Former London Penthouse Is For Sale
Designed by the esteemed architect for his own personal use, this extraordinary two-bedroom penthouse in London's iconic...
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
A Hidden Penthouse Sits Atop a Historic Cast-Iron Building in New York
Located in Tribeca, this residential development consists of a complete renovation and new construction—both concealed behind one...
This Sophisticated Midcentury in Denver Needs a New Buyer
Listed for $825K, the refreshed home sits inside the city’s iconic midcentury enclave of Krisana Park.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sophisticated Stairways
These modern staircases make the climb worth it. Check out the spiral, wood, metal, and double-height designs from the Dwell...
Modern Home in a California Resort Town
A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.
A Copenhagen Horse Stable Is Transformed Into a Sophisticated Scandinavian Home
Clean lines, natural materials, and high-end design infuse new life and warmth into a historic villa in Copenhagen.
An Australian Vacation Villa Gets a Sophisticated New Look
On the peninsula of Palm Beach, a northern Sydney suburb, a holiday home is treated to a restrained, yet luxe, renovation.
A Strong Builder Bond Results in a Sophisticated Australian Home
Nestled near Melbourne, Huntingtower is a three-story bespoke mansion boasting a careful selection of high-quality materials.
The Best Halloween Home Decor Is Spooky—Yet Sophisticated
These frightfully festive selections won't give you the heebie-jeebies.
A Swedish Coastal Town Commissions an Otherworldly Bathhouse
The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.
A Modern Green Home in a Historic Colonial Town
A sustainable home in Lexington, Massachusetts, brings contemporary design to an unexpected region.
A 1920s Office Space Is Transformed Into a Polished Penthouse
Industrial elements are combined with vintage furniture and a minimalist color scheme to create a layered, atmospheric loft home...
A Bondi Beach Penthouse Designed For Barefoot Luxury
The design brief of this Sydney project was to evoke the "relaxed sophistication" of the popular Australian beach locale.
A London Penthouse Is Flooded With Dreamy Shades of Blue
Perched above London's Covent Garden district, a penthouse is revamped into a stylish second home.
A Colorful Penthouse Pays Homage to American Design
A French filmmaker celebrates American design in her vibrantly decorated pied-à-terre perched above Manhattan.
A Family's Kiev Apartment Is Filled With Copper, Marble, and a Sophisticated Palette
Using a simple color scheme and dynamic textures, architectural design studio YoDezeen creates a strikingly modern yet warm...
6 Simple, Sophisticated Paul McCobb Designs to Know and Love
He has the best legs in the business.
Asking $1.4M, This Cape Cod Hideaway Was Made for Forest Bathing
The modernist-inspired design by Hundred Mile House features elevated living areas with a direct connection to the shady pine...
A Renovated Haven in a California Surf Town Asks $2.4M
A photographer puts Camp Wilder, her dreamy Bolinas hideout, on the market.
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...
Experience Cape Cod Modern by Staying at the Midcentury Weidlinger House
Taking cues from his illustrious friend and neighbor Marcel Breuer, engineer Paul Weidlinger designed a summer house on the edge...
An Airy Penthouse Loft in the Heart of Paris Lists for €1.6M
Featuring a soaring atrium, the spacious French home spreads across three floors of a converted 20th-century foundry.
This Unconventional Madrid Penthouse Has a Bathtub in the Living Room
An architect's penthouse apartment has a living room bathtub surrounded by windows and skylights.
13 Sophisticated Lunch Boxes for Adults Who Are All Grown Up
Get that back-to-school feeling, without all the homework.
Own Justin Timberlake's Posh Soho Penthouse For $8M
After purchasing a larger unit in Tribeca, mega-star Justin Timberlake puts his stylish Soho Mews penthouse on the market for...
A Penthouse Loft With a Rooftop Jacuzzi Lists for $5.6M in London
Designed by Morpheus London, the four-bedroom home sits perched above the St. Katherine Dock marina, offering sweeping waterfront...

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