Bath & Spa Intrigue
My favorite rooms to design in a home are bathrooms, and spas. I draw inspiration from many different sources.
A Tree-Filled Spa That Brings Warm Modernism to a 900-Year-Old Tuscan Village
Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year-old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia region, is The Spa...
8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe
Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.
Turn Your Bathroom Into a Private Sanctuary With These Upgrades
Moen’s wide array of faucet and accessory options and its innovative shower solution come together to orchestrate a customized,...
A Coal Crane Houses an Unexpected Retreat and Meeting Room in Copenhagen
Suspended high in the air over an industrial landscape in Nordhavn, a working harbor in Copenhagen, is an upscale retreat and...
Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme
Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
Historic Massachusetts Home Uses Modern Pendant Lights in Pool House
This historic property in Concord, Massachusetts incorporates Niche modern pendant lights in a spa-like pool house.
Cling to Summer a Little Longer at This Indoor Oasis
In Silicon Valley, an indoor swim spa-and-exercise room offers a soothing escape.
A Proposed Icelandic Resort Celebrates Wellness and its Magical Surroundings
A proposed resort in the awe-inspiring heart of Iceland offers the ultimate escape for guests and locals alike with a 150-room...
Dive Into the Next Phase of Iceland's Blue Lagoon
The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star...
A Look at Living Machine Systems
Recently, Dwell had the opportunity to tour the San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission headquarters, which seemed...
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Encourage Relaxation
Who needs a spa day when you can create a peaceful atmosphere within the walls of your own abode? Take a look at our favorite...
Canadian Beacon
When most people think of locations for a holiday home, they have visions of beaches, golf courses, spas, and chalets.
Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
Preview: The Designer Is In
You know you've got one, tucked deep within your house. Maybe you keep it locked up tight so you don't have to see it. But...
Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker
Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize.
A Minimalist Bathroom in Los Angeles
For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...

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