Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
How Japandi Design Can Bring Comfort and Simplicity to Your Home
Japanese and Scandinavian influences come together to produce a look that’s serene, organic, and refined.
Dwell On This: You Only Need These Three Knives
Any way you slice it, these are your kitchen essentials.
9 Effective Ways to Bring Sustainable Design Into the Home
See if you check off all the boxes when it comes to creating an eco-friendly household.
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind for an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
7 Big Lessons to Learn From Tiny Home Design
Acclaimed for being sustainable, affordable, and adorable residences, tiny homes are also superb teachers when it comes to...
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables
With the current pandemic comes the return of the victory garden. Here’s how to get started growing your own greens.
9 Critical Tips to Read Before Kicking Off a Home Renovation
These home renovation tips will help you avoid any unnecessary problems, costs, and headaches that can sometimes come along with...
8 Bathroom Storage Hacks You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet
If you’re designing or remodeling your bathroom, check out these out-of-the-box storage ideas your friends will want to copy.
Interior Designer Brigette Romanek Teaches Us How to Set the Scene in a Living Room
Plus, six recently released sofas that match rounded rectangular shapes with rich hues.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.
7 ADUs You Can Buy Right Now for Less Than $100,000
Whether you need a guesthouse for Grandma or additional rental income, these dwellings starting at $26,000 provide extra space...
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
Big dreams of downsizing? Check out these affordable tiny homes.
Dwell On This: Soundproof Your Bedroom
To stop tossing and turning, you have to tune out the noise.
So You Want to Live in an ADU? Here’s What to Consider
Owners and tenants of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) share key insights about how to navigate the unique living experience.
How Much Should You Spend on Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
The Ultimate Guide to Prefab: 65 Resources by Location, Construction, and Price
Prefab is part of Dwell’s DNA—build a better future with our veritable tome of all things prefab.
How to Choose the Right Vanity For Your Bathroom
These seven tips will provide you with everything you need to know for selecting a new vanity that fits your space, style, and...
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
How to Create the Best Home Office for Your Living Situation
Whether you’re battling noise or are short on space, these guides can turn your office into a distraction-free zone.
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where...
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
Dwell On This: Upgrade Your Entryway
Step into a comfortable, clutter-free zone as soon as you enter the front door.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Chicago
A new pilot program by the city to add housing has yet to catch on—but that could soon change.
Dwell On This: Get Your Cords Under Control
That snarl of wires under your desk is calling for cable management.
Dwell On This: Start an Indoor Herb Garden
Instead of tossing those scraps in the compost bin, invest in your own countertop harvest.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the U.S. are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
How Much Should You Spend on Door Hardware?
Top designers explain the nuts and bolts of choosing door hardware at different price points.
Dwell On This: Level Up Your Cabinet Hardware
From kitchen cabinets to bedroom dressers, your furniture could benefit from some sprucing up.
Dwell On This: Make Your Bedroom a Device-Free Zone
Don’t be held captive by screens in your own sanctuary.
Dwell On This: Get Behind the Bidet
Here’s why you should upgrade your porcelain throne with a pampering washlet or bidet.
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
From handles and hinges to latches and catches, here's what you need to know about the different kinds of modern kitchen cabinet...
How Much Should You Spend on a Kitchen Faucet?
Top designers give their advice about how to choose a stylish, functional faucet—and what it will cost.

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