Stripped Ease
All of the money Barbara Hill poured into remodeling her 1960s condo in Houston was spent taking things out—and she couldn’t be...
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 Former Strip Club Transforms Into a Snazzy Boutique Hotel
An iconic 19th-century building welcomes a new form of entertainment as it gets converted into a stylish 58-room boutique hotel.
A Dated ’90s-Style Loft Is Stripped Down to a Streamlined Aesthetic
Simplicity drives the transformation of a cluttered Chicago loft into a clean and calm home.
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally...
An Architect’s South African Digs Borrow the Stripped-Down Look of Parking Garages
Gregory Katz’s concrete home and rubber-clad studio in Johannesburg ooze effortless cool.
Flipped Strips
Tired of the never-ending parade of nondescript strip malls, the Scottsdale Museum of Art recently held a competition to rethink...
51 Helpful Gifts for Rockstar New Parents
Ease their transition into parenthood with these sweet gifts.
Urban Renewal Eases China's Growing Pains
An endless panorama of high rises towering over the Beijing and Shanghai skylines has smog-choked populations longing for more...
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
22 Housewarming Gifts for Your Favorite Person That Finally Scored Their Dream Spot
Help your loved ones settle into their new place with these heartwarming gifts that will make any house a home.
This Beach House in Mexico Frames the Landscape With an Orderly Concrete Grid
On a rustic strip of coastline near Puerto Escondido, a couple give their designers permission to do less.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Side Table
This how-to video and guide shows you how to flatten a rough slab of walnut and turn it into a table.
Budget Breakdown: A Color-Changing House in Dallas Is Built for $584K
LED strips embedded in a polycarbonate wall allow one couple to change the mood of their new home.
New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views
Four structures situated on a wooded strip of Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts celebrate their stunning natural...
A Dramatic Apartment Renovation in Barcelona Features Salvaged Tile and Brick
The original apartment, located in the Gràcia district, was dark and disjointed.
Italianate Classicism Meets Laid-Back Beach Vibes in This Orange County Home
Custom furnishings, sculptural fittings, and abundant marble accents punctuate this courtyard-style dwelling’s mix of formality...
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
Own a Private Swedish Island With Charming Seaside Cabins For $1.4M
This slice of paradise with contemporary cabins is the epitome of Swedish lagom.
26 Outdoor Party Essentials for Every Kind of Fourth of July Shindig
Beach days, park picnics, and backyard barbecues—wherever your holiday weekend takes you, these products will elevate your event...
Former Toy Designer Dan Judkins Is Tackling Tech for the “Fourth Trimester” of Pregnancy
These technology companies have developed new gadgetry for the body and the mind—from eating well with ease to learning to...
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
A Home in a Former Shoe Factory Gets an Overhaul Inspired by a Vintage Cookbook
WOWOWA Architecture combines a retro palette of blush, brick red, and copper with a swirl of curving forms to ease awkward angles...
50 Best Midcentury Home Renovations That Honor Their Roots
Saved from demolition, stripped of awkward alterations, and faithfully restored, these rehabbed homes prove how timeless...
Sink Into a New Outdoor Furniture Line Designed for Superior Comfort
With the Dwell x Chicory collection, you’ll find sumptuous options perfectly suited to your lounge style.
The Light and Airy Apartment G in Downtown Singapore
In downtown Singapore, marble, light wood, soft hues, and subtle touches of gold come together to create a stylish, light-filled,...
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Shoe Rack
Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.
Cat Architecture: 6 Homes Designed With Felines in Mind
These cat-friendly homes allow people and their pets to live together in perfect harmony.
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
A Swoon-Worthy London Apartment Is Listed For £1.8M
A local architect's modern remodel of a three-bedroom garden apartment adds square footage and a strong sense of the outdoors.
8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe
Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Spurred by a recent state law aimed at easing California’s housing shortage, a Los Angeles family turns to architect Martin...
Before & After: A Renovated Iowan Midcentury House Impresses With an Affordable $330K Price Point
A stripped-down interior and closed-off floor plan becomes a modern and airy home that comes complete with a custom rear deck for...
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
House in Iwakura by Airhouse
House in Iwakura is a minimal home located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.
This Crisp Spanish Dwelling Makes Use of Every Nook and Cranny
Clean white finishes abut beech wood walls in this rejuvenated home in Petrer.

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