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 Pick the Perfect Rug for Your Space
We’ve got the scoop on everything you ever wanted to know about designing with rugs.
How Much Should You Spend on an Area Rug?
Our experts advise on choosing an area rug by pile, construction, size, and placement—and how much it’ll cost.
Dwell On This: Not Everything Needs to Match
Antique rug, meet postmodern chair.
Dwell On This: Soundproof Your Bedroom
To stop tossing and turning, you have to tune out the noise.
How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
Dwell On This: Spring Clean Your Indoor Air Quality
Fling open those windows and get proactive about busting dust and allergens.
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.
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
Dwell On This: Float Your Furniture
That statement sofa wasn’t meant to be a wallflower.
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...
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.
Interior Designer Michelle Lisac’s Advice on Making a Magical Laundry Room
The Californian designer shows us how to spruce up a utilitarian space.
9 Effective Ways to Bring Sustainable Design Into the Home
See if you check off all the boxes when it comes to creating an eco-friendly household.
Interior Designer Brigette Romanek Teaches Us How to Set the Scene in a Living Room
Plus, six recently released sofas that match rounded rectangular shapes with rich hues.
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...
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.
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 Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
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...
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
How Much Should You Spend on Door Hardware?
Top designers explain the nuts and bolts of choosing door hardware at different price points.
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.
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind for an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
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.
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
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 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.
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.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
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.
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...
How to Work with the Dated Designs You Hate in Your Home
When life hands you wall-to-wall carpet or drop ceilings, make the best of it!
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...

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