Dwell's Favorite Home Design Ideas and Photos

dining area
Torcuato House Pavilion - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Beach House | AMA
A concrete box.
Louvers protecting from the burning sun.
One of the children bedroom
copper & concrete facade
New addition and patio from outdoor garden: the concrete terrace extends into the garden, and receives daylight over the house from the southern sun.
Interior view West
Potrero Residence  Facade
Living Room
A perpendicular wing houses the garage. The house has no air conditioning, relying on lake breezes and cross-ventilation for cooling. Each bedroom has a screened door that opens to the deck and an adjustable transom above the hallway door to encourage the circulation of air.
Windows and skylights have been strategically placed throughout to capture striking views of the surrounding trees. Here, a bedroom cantilevers above the entrance patio.
forrest view
Elegant Perini Monroe ceramic tiles line the kitchen backsplash.
The white kitchen cabinetry is by Nikpol. The sink is integrated into a stainless steel benchtop.
The colored tile grout was sourced from Grout360. The tiles are from RAK Ceramics.
The minimal kitchen includes a sink and electric stovetop.
Birch plywood has been selected for the floors and storage.
When setting out to buy a home, always make sure you find a local realtor in the area you want to live in.
If you like throwing parties, make sure your realtor knows you want space to entertain.
Also be sure you know how many bedrooms you need, too—as well as space for pets.
South side of house, with 6-ft roof overhangs and large sliding glass panels
The renovation features a pulpit-like mezzanine that overlooks the main living space. This new cantilevered structure creates a focused central nucleus for the home.
The historic site consists of an old farmhouse, stable, and shed, along with bunkers and artillery foundations from the both World War I and World War II. The stable has been converted into a modern 5,683-square-foot bed and breakfast establishment called The Bunkers.
Incisions made in the façade amplify the contrast between the red and yellow brickwork.

Dwell's favorite photos of modern homes and design ideas. From midcentury gems, prefabricated units, and eye-opening renovations, to shipping container construction and custom trailers and campers, these projects display the best from Dwell Magazine and submitted by the Dwell community. Here, you'll find ideas for every room in the house, whether it be kitchen, bath, bedroom, living, or dining—and beyond.