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5 Vital Tips for Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
5 Sustainable Design Terms You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips For Bringing the Outdoors In
A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins within 24 hours, while other studies have...
Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
5 Essential Design Tools to Visualize Your Next Project
Consider these five design tools the next time you’re embarking on a new design project.
8 Ways to Master the Cozy Danish Concept of Hygge in Your Home
From wooly throws and warm cups of tea to roaring fires and candles galore—the creators of Hygge Life reveal easy, affordable...
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
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.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
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.
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...
Practicing Sustainability Is Easier Than You Think With These Handy Guides
It’s simple to make lasting changes to your home, wardrobe, and everyday life that are kind to the planet.
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.
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 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.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
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.
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.
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 to Design a Room That Grows Up With Your Kids
Creating a children’s space that won’t be instantly outgrown is all about finding the fun in functionality.
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
Architects Share Helpful Tips From Their Own Home Renovations
These expert insights will help you navigate the dos and don’ts of the remodel process.
How to Recognize Different Wood Species: A Guide to the 10 Most Common Types
Read on if you want to sound like a pro at identifying some of the most common species of wood.
How Much Should You Spend on Dinnerware?
Whether it be earthy stoneware or durable enamel, here’s how to select—and budget for—a tasteful setting.
You—Yes, You—Can Build This Simple Stool in a Weekend
Builder Jeff Waldman’s take on a Bauhaus-inspired stool is a surprisingly doable DIY for the novice woodworker.
Your HVAC Is Kaput. Should You Recharge or Replace?
Most heating and cooling issues are predictable. Here’s how you can prepare for the worst.
How to Light Your Home So Even the Overhead Haters Are Happy
Did you know there’s a rule of threes for lighting too?
When to Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Home Improvement Projects
By making certain home improvements, you could cut a few thousand dollars off next year’s tax bill—but you might be able to save...
How to Buy a Fake Christmas Tree that Will Actually Bring You Joy
Get over yourself (if you need to) and get a tree that will last you a lifetime.
How to Get Into Scented Candles
The market is fully saturated with smells. Here's how to find one that works for you.
Everything You Need to Know About Linen, Your New Favorite Fabric
Also known as one of the world’s oldest textiles, linen is taking the spotlight in home decor.
Inside “Drag Race’’ Icon Detox’s Home Renovation Disaster
She offers a cautionary tale about a dream project turned nightmare.
How a Designer Created a Jungle-Themed Barscape for Less Than $4,000
An awkward, unused space is transformed into something functional and beautiful with just a portion of what a full bar would cost.