Is It Time to Start Journaling Again?
Strengthen your wrist and your mind, while giving your keyboard a break, with these 10 Dwell-approved journals and notebooks.
A 1960s Time Capsule Hits the Market for the First Time in Topanga Canyon
Seeking $2.9M, the Matthew Leizer–designed bungalow has tree-house vibes and plenty of period charm.
A Midcentury Time Capsule House Is Available for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years
Listed for $1.68M, the Brittain-Wachs Residence is centered around a two-story garden room filled with an abundance of natural...
A Desert Sanctuary in Scottsdale Lists for the First Time for $6.9M
With a home theater, outdoor kitchen, and wine cellar, this residence is suited for hosting a fete or relaxing in the...
An Abandoned Site Is Reimagined as a Boutique Retreat in the French Countryside
Co-owners Lucas Madani and Marine Gabily transform a series of dilapidated buildings into an idyllic rental decked out with...
A Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
This Melbourne Home Sits Pretty on a Slightly Sloped Site
Working together with InForm Design, an interior designer and her husband build a comfortable, contemporary home flooded with...
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
4 Reasons Designers Rely on Quartz, Time and Again
The durability, high performance, and timelessly beautiful look of Caesarstone quartz make it a designer’s go-to choice for...
A Modern Farmhouse Recalls Old-Time Americana
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in...
Last-Minute Gift Ideas That Will Arrive in Time for the Festivities
Because the holidays are now officially upon us.
This Minimalist Bungalow Will Change Color Over Time
Scandinavian and Japanese influences are expertly woven together to create a light-filled home in the Czech Republic.
A Modernist Time Capsule by Erno Goldfinger Asks $4M
Commissioned by businessman Jack Perry in 1967, the Teesdale House is the only post-war British home by the Hungarian-born...
Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M
Built in 1960, at the height of the Cold War, this well-preserved midcentury home is packed with authentic period charm—including...
The Best Sales Happening Just in Time for the Holiday Season
Get ahead of the (digital or socially distanced) crowd with discounts on gifts for your loved ones—or for yourself.
What’s the Right Fragrance for My Bathroom?
Matthew Herman, creator of the fantastically named fragrance company Boy Smells, tells us which scent he'd pair with some of our...
An Earthshipesque Home by a Frank Lloyd Wright Protégé Hits the Market for the First Time
Listed for $5.9 million, the sprawling Arizona residence by Taliesin architect John Rattenbury features an organic form that...
Passage of Time
A Welsh design competition yields pop-up hotel concepts that celebrate a rich history of folklore.
Double Time
The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m. Observes...
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
Time Capsule
The impending demolition of Kisho Kurokawa’s Capsule Tower strikes a nostalgic nerve in writer Tom Vanderbilt, who travels to...
Now's The Time
The union of great design and high technology has given us a whole new generation of time pieces, proving once and for all that...
A Shipping Container Home Rises on a Rocky Site Outside Stockholm
Architect Måns Tham collaborates with a young family to create an efficient and light-filled arrangement of eight shipping...
A Cozy Weekend Retreat in South Korea Emphasizes Quality Family Time
Smart window placements and multifunctional rooms make this the perfect getaway to gather, socialize, and connect.
In the Nick of Time
Though contractors are unusually deft with tools, accidents do happen. SawStop puts an end to that.
A Narrow Site in New Orleans Proves a Welcome Challenge for a Designer Couple
Located within a historic district, the skinny, modern box aims to fit in even though it stands out.
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
An Architect Takes His Time in Building a Cozy Cabin in the Danish Countryside
Using recycled materials and by-hand techniques, Thomas Bossel of Pax Architects traded out refinement for rough-hewn edges to...
This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance
Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.
A Sunken Courtyard Anchors This Concrete Home to Its Steep Waterfront Site
CHROFI designs a home for an empty-nester couple on Sydney’s northern beaches that contrasts rugged concrete with refined...
A Family’s California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.
Honeycomb-Inspired HOMB Prefabs Tackle Tricky Building Sites
The HOMB system by Skylab Architecture and Method Homes fashions custom prefabs out of 100-square-foot, triangular modules.
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.
Home and Studio Maximizes Very Narrow Site in Echo Park
A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.

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