The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the U.S. are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Homebuyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
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 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 Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
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...
50 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
Dwell On This: Organize Your Junk Drawer
Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t apply here anymore.
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...
Dwell On This: It’s Time to Rearrange Your Plants
Need a change of scenery? Try forming new plant cliques.
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.
Dwell On This: Be Strategic About Mirror Placement
Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the fairest angle of them all?
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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 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 a Duvet?
Top interior designers weigh in on what to look for in a duvet cover or insert—and what it should ultimately cost.
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.
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.
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.
Dwell On This: Better Your Airflow for a Cooler Home
Before you crank the AC, try these tactics first.
Let the Sun Shine In With an Expertly-Placed Skylight
Figuring out where to punch a hole in your roof can seem daunting, but these architects have plenty of ideas, whether you’re...
How a Potential Recession Should Affect Your Housing Decisions
When will rising interest rates affect prices? Who should buy a house now? Who shouldn't? And what to do if you're renting? We...
A Pollinator Garden Is the Perfect Solution for Small Spaces
Use the space you have to grow some plants that are good for the environment—and your peace of mind.