Up to Code
How one homeowner chose a savvy architect, made nice with the building code, and moved in without a hitch.
Code Natural Kitchen by Snaidero
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not…
An Introduction to Building Codes
Fuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes. Here's how to get your architect to play…
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
Pop-Up Schmop-Up
Perhaps the most beloved prefix these days for events and design projects -- aside from 'eco-' of course -- is…
How To Navigate Modern Building Codes
Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.
What's Up With All The Wooden Figures?
With the growing popularity of small wooden figures, we couldn’t help but wonder... What is it with these wooden…
Growing Up Weese
Her parents are architect Harry Weese and pioneering design shop founder Kitty Baldwin.
Brushing Up On Vancouver's Art Scene
Working with emerging artists for our photoshoot
Words You Should Know: Building Codes
Arm yourself with the vocabulary needed to navigate the world of building codes.
Cutting It Up
Los Angeles–based architecture firm Tag Front faces the future of downtown living with an apartment that melds the…
Felt Up
Felt has become the go-to material for crafters and modernists alike. And with the days turning shorter it only makes…
Lighting It Up
Perhaps the darker evenings are making me more sensitive to how beautiful light can be. I've been noticing innovative…
Man Up
So you’ve thrown out the St. Pauli Girl sign, but how can you create an elegant masculine home without going space-age…
9 Home Libraries We All Want to Curl Up in This Weekend
When it comes to the shelfie game, there’s one move that always wins: A home library.
A Fresh Dose of Color Livens Up This Midcentury Los Angeles Home
How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark …
Drumming Up Design
Brotherly love takes many forms; in the case of Rob and Eric Brill, it’s a shared passion for modernism. Rob, the…
Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition…