The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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...
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.
So You Want to Live in an ADU? Here’s What to Consider
Owners and tenants of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) share key insights about how to navigate the unique living experience.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the 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...
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.
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...
How Japandi Design Can Bring Comfort and Simplicity to Your Home
Japanese and Scandinavian influences come together to produce a look that’s serene, organic, and refined.
7 Big Lessons to Learn From Tiny Home Design
Acclaimed for being sustainable, affordable, and adorable residences, tiny homes are also superb teachers when it comes to...
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.
My Furniture Designer-Dealer Is the Unsung Hero of My Renovation
When I wanted a wardrobe that could do double duty as a bed frame and more, I went custom—with some assistance from an expert.
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a General Contractor
Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
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,...
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 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...
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
How to Prioritize the Budget for Your Home Renovation
Always have a contingency and take it slow—it’s a marathon, not a sprint.
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...
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
Three Interior Designers Discuss the Dynamics of Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash
Emily Henderson, Bobby Berk, and Katie Hodges give their expert advice on what you need to know when considering color, design,...
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...
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...
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 to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.

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