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What it Really Means When a Home Has Good Bones
Find out how to determine whether a home has “good...
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.
What Does Opting Into Home Automation Mean for Privacy?
With the rapid evolution of the smart home, has privacy become just another setting?
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.
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...
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.
Dwell On This: Layer Your Rugs
When a single covering won’t cut it, bring in another for a boost of color, pattern, and texture.
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.
10 Essential Tips for Creating a Hardworking Home Office
Whether your home office consists of a designated room or a tight corner in your kitchen, there are certain key strategies for...
The 7 Main Roof Types—and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it’s flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...
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 to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal for Entertaining
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and family can...
Dwell On This: Knock Out These Storage Hacks This Weekend
These quick, easy ways to clear clutter will have you wondering why you didn’t do them sooner.
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...
Dwell On This: Float Your Furniture
That statement sofa wasn’t meant to be a wallflower.
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.
Dwell On This: Wallpaper Isn’t Just for Walls
If the idea of committing to a full room of wallpaper seems daunting, try this on for size.
Dwell On This: Streamline Your Multipurpose Room
Is that office setup on your dining room table really working?
Interior Designer Lauren Geremia Shares Her Tips for a Bedroom Revamp
The San Francisco–based designer explains what to invest in—and where to experiment.
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.
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...
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.
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 Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
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.
10 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Buying a property is one of the biggest purchases you can make.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
6 Ways to Declutter and Free Up Space in Your Bedroom
A well-designed bedroom should encourage you to unwind and unplug from the chores and activities of the day and enjoy a deep,...
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...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Portland, Oregon
Accessory dwelling units help the city meet its density goals and extend housing options—but only after striking a...
50 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
Thinking About Building a Prefab Home? Here’s What You Need to Know
The appeal of a prefab house is clear, but the process of getting one is not.