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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Architects Zoe Chan Eayrs and Merlin Eayrs on Creating a Captivating Dining Area
Hint: layered lighting can work wonders.
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.
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a General Contractor
Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips for Bringing the Outdoors in
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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...
Material Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Terrazzo
Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was developed by builders in Venice,...
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...
Building 101: How to Work With an Interior Designer
From defining the scope of work to knowing when to compromise, here's what you need to know about working with an interior...
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...
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
What it Really Means When a Home Has Good Bones
Find out how to determine whether a home has “good bones.”
Pro Tips: How to Style and Shoot Your Modern Home
Interior design photographers Lauren Pressey, Amy Bartlam, and Tessa Neustadt teach you how to prepare for—and execute—a flawless...
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
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...
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
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...
Three Interior Designers Discuss the Dynamics of Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash
Emily Henderson, Bobby Berk, and Katie Hodges give their expert advice on what you need to know when considering color, design,...
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.
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 Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
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)...
How I Turned an Octagonal Joshua Tree House Into a Sustainable Oasis
I gave up my apartment and much of my old life in exchange for a valuable lesson—learned via sweat equity—about where our...
Actor Chloe Farnworth’s Big Bear Cabin Renovation—Brought to You By Facebook Marketplace
“The ugliest house on the street” got a refresh for just $25,000 and a good eye for a bargain.
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 Designer Molly Bloom Enlisted Her Family to Renovate—Without Going Crazy
When the creative found the home of her dreams just 10 minutes away from her parents, she set about making the ideal space to...
How to Pick Period Appropriate Finishes for Your Historical Home
There’s a fine line between a well-decorated interior and a space that’s trapped in the past—here’s how to avoid the latter.
How to Upgrade the Curb Appeal of Your Home for Less Than $500
Get the biggest bang for your buck with these DIY-friendly improvements.
You (Yes, You) Can Stage Your House for Sale Yourself
Before hiring a professional, look around your house and see what you can do with what you already have.
Sick of That Instagram-Famous Couch? Learn How to Shop Old
Patience and knowing what you like (and where to find it) will go a long way in exploring the wide world of vintage and antique...
Building an Addition? Here’s How to Avoid Disaster
Expanding the footprint of your house might seem like a smaller project, but planning-wise, it’s as intense as doing a full reno.

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