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Fireplace and stairs in the Netherlands dune house

5 Bold Fireplaces That Make the Room

Dramatic fireplaces create both warmth and style.
January 7, 2016
dialogue house back exterior

5 Modern Desert Homes

As Dwell revs up for its first-ever Scottsdale, Arizona, home tour from May 20-21, 2016, we showcase a few of our favorite Sonoran Desert dwellings. Submit your house or project before February 16 to be considered for a spot on the tour.
January 6, 2016
Chebogue Schoolhouse living room with window overlooking the ocean

Schoolhouses Turned into Modern Homes

Four cool takes on the converted school.
January 6, 2016
Pink master bedroom with hot tub

These Home Sanctuaries Are Done Up in Soothing Pastel

See how a soft color palette can create a most relaxing atmosphere.
January 5, 2016
The house lacked significant storage space when the family moved in, so De Waart designed bookcases to custom-fit their favorite display items.

5 Fun and Unique Ways to Do Storage

From sculptural under-stair cubbies to space-saving mobile shelves, these five dwellings can supply your daily dose of storage inspiration.
January 5, 2016
compact cabin interior office

Clean Slate: Celebrating the Simplicity of Scandinavian Interior Design

Start the year off with a visual palate cleanser in the form of uncluttered interior design that's soothing for the senses.
January 4, 2016
Modern small space Rhode Island cottage with ikea cabinets, loft, and Doug Mockett doors and pulls

Brilliant Uses of Blue in the Kitchen

These kitchens make the most of the hue, with shades ranging from soothing to statement-making.
January 4, 2016
compact cabin interior

5 Cozy Scandinavian Homes with Wood-Burning Fireplaces and Stoves

A roaring blaze can warm a home through even the harshest Nordic winters.
January 4, 2016
Art and kitchenware at March

A Homey San Francisco Shop Sells Heirloom-Quality Kitchenware and Jams

Since 2003, chefs and hosts have visited San Francisco’s March to outfit their homes.
January 3, 2016