The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
Dwell On This: Make Your Bedroom a Device-Free Zone
Don’t be held captive by screens in your own sanctuary.
The Essential Guide to Shipping Container Home Design
From preliminary guides, to lists of trusted companies, to exemplary floor plans, these resources will get you started on your...
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...
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.
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
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...
How to Make Your Powder Room Look Absolutely Dynamite, According to the Experts
The small-but-mighty powder room is an opportunity to take design risks and flex your creative muscles.
The Beginner’s Guide to Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors
Dreaming of your own veggie garden, but not sure where to start? Here’s how to sprout vegetable seedlings right on your...
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.
The Dos and Don’ts of Shipping Container Homes
It’s easy to buy into the hype around shipping container homes, but there are some fundamentals you should know before going all...
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 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.
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.
10 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Buying a property is one of the biggest purchases you can make.
How Much Should You Spend on Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
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.
So You Want to Live in an ADU? Here’s What to Consider
Owners and tenants of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) share key insights about how to navigate the unique living experience.
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.
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.
So You Bought an Earth House. Now What?
When Andrew and Emmye Cahn bought a partially subterranean house dubbed “the Hobbitat,” they had to figure out how to update it...
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.
He Had a Vision: to Build an A-Frame Cabin Almost Entirely Out of Beetle Kill Pine
Colorado has faced epidemic levels of bark beetles.
Can Chalk Paint Ever Be Chic?
My least-favorite stool gets a new lease on life, thanks to the transformative power of a medium beloved by cottagecore...
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...
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...
Designing Your Home With a Photographer’s Eye
Magdalena Wosinska transformed her historic Pioneertown adobe structure into a thriving venue for inspiration and renewal,...
How to Become the Best Plant Parent Ever
Indoor plants need a little more than water, light, and love. Here’s what you can do to help yours thrive.
Everything You Need to Know About AstroTurf
If you want a lawn that's low-maintenance (if slightly controversial), we've got just the thing for you.
How to Throw an Outdoor Party During the Dog Days of Summer
Go easy on the hot dogs, keep the beverages inside, and don't get the party started until the late afternoon.
How to Overcome the Obstacles to First-Time Homeownership
If financial, mental, or social obstacles are keeping you from buying your first home, here’s how to get past them.
How to Keep Your Plants (and Pets) Alive and Well
Come for plant survival tips, and stay for solid advice on how to kill your plant pests.
I Used AI Interior Designers to Reimagine My Boring Basement
What can a machine do that a human can’t? In the case of my unfinished bonus space, not much.
A Comprehensive Guide on How to Handle the Pesky Vermin Invading Your Home
Is that a cockroach or a water bug or neither? (And more importantly, how do I get rid of it?)