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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 Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
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...
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.
14 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
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...
Dwell On This: Wallpaper Isn’t Just for Walls
If the idea of committing to a full room of wallpaper seems daunting, try this on for size.
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.
The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for Spring Cleaning
If you’ve gotten the spring cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.
Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
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 to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
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.
Inside “Drag Race’’ Icon Detox’s Home Renovation Disaster
She offers a cautionary tale about a dream project turned nightmare.
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
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 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...
How Much Should You Spend on Door Hardware?
Top designers explain the nuts and bolts of choosing door hardware at different price points.
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 Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Chicago
A new pilot program by the city to add housing has yet to catch on—but that could soon change.
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 a Wall Sconce?
Wall sconces are versatile, space-saving fixtures that can act as functional art in the home.
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.
What Is a California Room?
It’s not a screened in porch, and it’s not a covered deck—get the glory of the outdoors, but mostly inside.
How to Handle Thermostat Wars in Your Home
Setting the temperature doesn’t have to be contentious, so before you crank up the heat, consider other alternatives.
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.
It’s Probably Time to Clean Your Gutters
Yes, it's a task that you dread, but avoiding it could spell potential disaster for your roof.
What You Need to Know About Heat Pumps
This decidedly unsexy piece of home technology is an investment—but it’s a worthy one that’ll save you money for years to come.
How the Owners of The Ripped Bodice Took Their Renovation Into Their Own Hands
For Leah and Bea Koch, renovating the East Coast iteration of their bookstore was a labor of love.
How to Buy Custom Furniture Without Going Bankrupt
When I needed a dining table and couldn’t find one that suited my needs, I took matters into my own hands.
What to Do About the Critters Wreaking Havoc in Your Yard
If you don’t love the deer that constantly nibble your tomatoes, you have options.
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.
You Can Build a DIY Pizza Oven For Less Than $100
All you need is an afternoon, some outdoor space, and this handy guide.