Make Over Your Home Office With These Game-Changing Goods
We’ve gathered an assortment of work-from-home items that are as attractive as they are functional.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
Interior Designer Michelle Lisac’s Advice on Making a Magical Laundry Room
The Californian designer shows us how to spruce up a utilitarian space.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
How Much Should You Spend on Curtains?
From fabric choices to pleating, interior designers break down how to select the ideal curtains—and how much you should budget.
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...
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips for Bringing the Outdoors in
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What’s the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
How Much Should You Spend on a Living Room Sofa?
Top interior designers weigh in on what to look for in a living room sofa—and what it should ultimately cost.
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...
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Home, According to Three Experts
Buying a home is a longstanding goal for many, but the process of finding the perfect property and claiming it as your own can be...
14 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for Spring Cleaning
If you’ve gotten the spring cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.
How to Keep Your House Tidy and Your Pets Happy
We love Rufus and Mr. Fluffykins, but we don’t love their mess—here’s how your well-designed home and your animal companions can...
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
What it Really Means When a Home Has Good Bones
Find out how to determine whether a home has “good bones.”
Top 10 Questions to Ask a Contractor During an Interview
Rest assured knowing your renovation project is in good hands by asking a potential contractor these key questions during an...
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
Tech Talk: 4 Smart-Home Upgrades You Can Make in a Weekend
You’ve heard the phrase “work smarter, not harder.” Here are quick, easy smart-home improvements you can knock out in one weekend.
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
Experts Reveal the Top 10 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Fixer-Upper
Itching to take a crack at fixing up an old, run-down property? Read these renovation tips first.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kitchens
From backsplashes to built-ins, or the best knife sets to even better cooktops, these resources will help guide you on your...
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.
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...
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 Much Should You Spend on an Area Rug?
Our experts advise on choosing an area rug by pile, construction, size, and placement—and how much it’ll cost.
We Asked 13 Designers to Share Their Work-From-Home Setups and Tips
Peek inside some of our favorite designers’ home offices, and get their tips for creating a successful WFH setup (or mindset) of...
Everything You Need to Know to Make Moving Less Miserable
It can feel like reinventing the wheel each time you change dwellings.
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
How to Tell If a DIY Project Is Worth Tackling
When the cost versus time equation is confusing, it’s hard to know how to proceed.
Paint Your House Anything But White: Kitchen Edition
We asked a designer for some colorful options—and she found a hue for you, whether it’s greige, chartreuse, or something in...
Everyone Loves a Good Ikea Hack: These 3 Classic Pieces Show Why
There’s a reason people have been customizing the Swedish meatball purveyor’s furniture for decades.
We Asked the Experts How to Work With—and Maximize—Every Inch of Space In Your Home
Interior designers and architects agree: if you’re short on square footage, your furniture needs to work overtime.
What If You Added a Window?
How hard could it be to cut a hole in the wall? Drop the power tools and read this before you attempt to let there be (more)...

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