Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
A Couple Buy a Collapsing Cabin For $7K in Joshua Tree and Revamp it Into a Desert Oasis
Thanks to an extensive DIY renovation, a 480-square-foot homestead in Joshua Tree, California, receives a stunning new look.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
A Compact Prefab Vacation Home
A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.
Art-Filled Hamptons Vacation Home
Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
A Desert Oasis Awaits in a Historic District of Phoenix
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden
Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...
Taking it to the Desert With Dwell Home Tours
After a successful kick-off program in San Diego, we’re now making our way to Scottsdale, Arizona for the second stop on our...
How California Style Influenced a Group Home in Paris
A forward-thinking group home in the 20th arrondissement channels a midcentury spirit.
The Remarkable Home of Modernist Designer Russel Wright
While Russel Wright was helping shape America's sense of modern design in the mid 20th century, he was also slowly crafting a...
Sustainable Retirement Home in Tune with California Landscape
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...
This Sleek Desert Home Seems to Melt Into the Sky
Perched atop sandblasted masonry walls, the Staab residence is a stainless steel and glass structure that absorbs the Arizona...
Washington State Vacation Home Sets the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony...
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
A Renovated Modernist Oasis in the French Riviera
Once home to modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home overlooking the Mediterranean Sea gets some functional updates...
Watch It: A New Documentary Celebrates an Unsung Desert Modernist
Discover the late Arizona architect Judith Chafee in this new documentary.
Contemporary Kitchen Island Pendants Spotted in California Home
Niche modern kitchen island pendants serve as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral space by Jules Art of Living.
Photo of the Week: California Modern Home on an 80-Acre Farm
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
A Custom, LED-Lit Slide Twists Through This Family-Friendly Vacation Home
A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.

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