Dwell How-To: Buy and Sell Your Dream Home
Here are a few of our all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern dwelling.
Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor to Create Your Dream Home
Here's what you need to know before undergoing a building project with a contractor but no architect.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
Big dreams of downsizing? Check out these affordable tiny homes.
How to Strike a Work/Life Balance in a Tiny Apartment, According to Design Experts
Feeling cooped up and stressed out? Here are some essential tips from designers and builders of small spaces.
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...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
Dwell On This: Level Up Your Cabinet Hardware
From kitchen cabinets to bedroom dressers, your furniture could benefit from some sprucing up.
Dwell On This: Debrand Your Home
It’s like choosing an ad-free experience IRL.
Samin Nosrat’s Kitchen Is a Small and Efficient Dream
The ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ author and her designer share how to make the most of what you have, even if it’s not much at all.
Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor When You Have an Architect
Read this before you embark on a project working alongside a contractor and an architect.
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.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
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.
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...
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where...
Building 101: How to Navigate the Architect-Contractor-Client Relationship
Architect Cary Bernstein gives constructive advice: know what you want, who you're working with, and how much you can spend.
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a General Contractor
Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
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.
Top 10 Questions to Ask a Contractor During an Interview
Rest assured knowing your renovation project is in good hands by asking a potential contractor these key questions during an...
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...
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.
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...
They Bought the Home of Their Dreams. Then They Had to Figure Out How to Make It Theirs
The new owners of this modernist Dutchess County home approached it by making intentional furniture choices and focusing in on...
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Home, According to Three Experts
Buying a home is a longstanding goal for many, but the process of finding the perfect property and claiming it as your own can be...
How Much Should You Spend on Curtains?
From fabric choices to pleating, interior designers break down how to select the ideal curtains—and how much you should budget.
Everything You Need to Know About Navigating (and Surviving) Brimfield
I found my dream coffee table—and you can too.
I Tried Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper—and Learned the Limits of My DIY Skills
It’s been painted as one of the easier home design refreshes you can make. My takeaway? Call a professional.
Inside “Drag Race’’ Icon Detox’s Home Renovation Disaster
She offers a cautionary tale about a dream project turned nightmare.
Social Media Convinced Me to Refinish a Dresser. I Lived to Tell the Tale
All it took was an orbital sander, some elbow grease, and determination to see it through.
The Foolproof Guide to Making a Low-Key Living Wall–and Keeping it Alive
Turn some unused real estate into the lush, verdant oasis of your dreams.
I Survive Cross-Country Road Trips By Making My Car Feel Like Home
After doing it six times in three years, my dog and I have become experts in figuring out what we need to be happy when on the...
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.
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 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...

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