Xeros Effect
Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
The Bilbao Effect
In the last 15 years, many a postindustrial city has redefined itself as a design center.
Glass and Stone Combine to Dazzling Effect on California's Central Coast
In Clint Eastwood’s exclusive Tehama resort in Carmel, a crisp, contemporary home prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.
Giant Ferris Wheel, All Aboard. Bilbao Effect, Everybody Off!
Well, the London Eye has done it: Singapore has its own giant Ferris wheel, as does Nanchang and as of December 20th of last year...
Domino Effect: How a Bedroom Refresh Jump-Started a Whole-House Remodel For a Tech Exec
How a bedroom remodel jumped the threshold and infiltrated every room in the house.
A Vietnamese Abode Draws In Light With a Glass Atrium
Traditional and modern elements merge to striking effect in this renovated home north of Hanoi.
8 Marvelous Apartments You Should Absolutely Rent in Milan
Art, fashion, and design collide to spectacular effect in the Italian metropolis.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wondrous Wood Accents
Wood: what can't it do? These modern homes from the Dwell community utilize the sturdy material to a remarkable effect.
A Carbon-Neutral Concrete House Is an Exemplary Infill in Western Australia
Australian firm Whispering Smith uses commercial materials in a limited footprint for a wabi-sabi effect.
Light Floods This Dazzling Renovated Victorian in Australia
Templeton Architecture integrates steel-framed apertures throughout an 1890 home in Victoria to stunning effect.
Technicolor Dreams Await at This Renovated Hotel in Honolulu
Neon and nature motifs collide to dazzling effect at this revamped hotel in bustling Waikiki Beach.
10 Gravity-Defying Cantilevered Homes
Ranging from the dramatic to the understated and modest, these 10 homes use suspension to thrilling effect.
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins
A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic effect.
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...
How to Beat the Winter Blues at Work
Winter is a great time for ski holidays, getting cozy indoors, or enjoying hot chocolate whenever you want, but the season may...
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
Nature of Material
Israeli designer Ran Amitai has a new line of stacking stools that merge organic with high-tech to lovely effect.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork
Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a...