50 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
Dwell On This: Rise Above Your Recessed Lighting
Can lights can be mood killers, but there are ways to mellow them out.
7 Basic Types of Lighting Fixtures—and When to Use Them
From sconces and pendants to track lights, we illuminate the seven basic types of lighting fixtures.
6 Essential Tips for Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can...
Architects Zoe Chan Eayrs and Merlin Eayrs on Creating a Captivating Dining Area
Hint: layered lighting can work wonders.
Dwell On This: Transform a Room With These Three Light Sources
Let there be light—a lot of it.
What’s the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
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.
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
Make Over Your Home Office With These Game-Changing Goods
We’ve gathered an assortment of work-from-home items that are as attractive as they are functional.
Tech Talk: 4 Smart-Home Upgrades You Can Make in a Weekend
You’ve heard the phrase “work smarter, not harder.” Here are quick, easy smart-home improvements you can knock out in one weekend.
Give Your Home a Quick Refresh With This Room-by-Room Guide
When you’re not ready for an overhaul but still want to spruce up your space, sometimes changing one or two things can be...
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.
10 Essential Tips for Creating a Hardworking Home Office
Whether your home office consists of a designated room or a tight corner in your kitchen, there are certain key strategies for...
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.
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 Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
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,...
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips For Bringing the Outdoors In
A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins within 24 hours, while other studies have...
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...
What Does Opting Into Home Automation Mean for Privacy?
With the rapid evolution of the smart home, has privacy become just another setting?
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 Much Should You Spend on a Kitchen Faucet?
Top designers give their advice about how to choose a stylish, functional faucet—and what it will cost.
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 Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
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 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.
How to Light Your Home So Even the Overhead Haters Are Happy
Did you know there’s a rule of threes for lighting too?
How to Make Your Home Smarter Without Compromising Design
The latest in home tech both complements and celebrates your style.
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...
Dwell On This: Decorate That Awkward Corner
From waste of space to good-lookin’ nook.
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.
How One Influencer Created a French-Chateau Vibe in Her Greenpoint Rental
Brigette Muller’s “abundance mindset” renovations may not be realistic for every renter, but her DIY tips can still help make...
Holiday Decorating Advice From Someone Who Loves Martha But Unfortunately Will Never Be Her
Are you into seasonal cheer but have no idea where to start? Let’s talk about it.
7 Smart ADUs and Additions That Cost as Little as $18K
From a shingled studio in Minneapolis to a two-bedroom guesthouse in L.A., these backyard projects are something to emulate.