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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.
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
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.
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...
13 Tried-and-True White Paint Colors Recommended by Pros
Finding the right swatch can be a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be.
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
How Much Should You Spend on Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
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...
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
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.
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 Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
Budget-friendly and versatile, laminate is a popular choice for kitchen cabinets.
7 Smart ADUs and Additions That Cost as Little as $18K
From a shingled studio in Minneapolis to a two-bedroom guesthouse in L.A., these backyard projects are something to emulate.
Here’s the Secret to Making a Neutral Palette Pop in Your Home
Designer Joyce Downing Pickens of JDP Interiors knows that a neutral palette can be boring when done wrong.
6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Bathroom With Plant Power
At a time when stress levels are rising, adding a touch of greenery to the bathroom can elevate both your space and your mood.
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
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...