Pro Tips: How to Style and Shoot Your Modern Home
Interior design photographers Lauren Pressey, Amy Bartlam, and Tessa Neustadt teach you how to prepare for—and execute—a flawless...
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...
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...
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,...
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
Dwell How-To: Buy and Sell Your Dream Home
Here are a few of our all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern dwelling.
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...
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
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.
Building an Addition? Here’s How to Avoid Disaster
Expanding the footprint of your house might seem like a smaller project, but planning-wise, it’s as intense as doing a full reno.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
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.
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...
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.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
Big dreams of downsizing? Check out these affordable tiny homes.
Dwell On This: Level Up Your Cabinet Hardware
From kitchen cabinets to bedroom dressers, your furniture could benefit from some sprucing up.
How Much Should You Spend on Door Hardware?
Top designers explain the nuts and bolts of choosing door hardware at different price points.
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.
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
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.
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 Dinnerware?
Whether it be earthy stoneware or durable enamel, here’s how to select—and budget for—a tasteful setting.
Dwell On This: Knock Out These Storage Hacks This Weekend
These quick, easy ways to clear clutter will have you wondering why you didn’t do them sooner.
6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Bathroom With Plant Power
At a time when stress levels are rising, adding a touch of greenery to the bathroom can elevate both your space and your mood.
Dwell on This: Upgrade Your Entryway
Step into a comfortable, clutter-free zone as soon as you enter the front door.
Dwell On This: Debrand Your Home
It’s like choosing an ad-free experience IRL.
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.
Dwell On This: Edit Your Throw Pillows
Unless you’re building a pillow fort, you only need a couple.
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...
Dwell on This: Get Your Cords Under Control
That snarl of wires under your desk is calling for cable management.
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
How Much Should You Spend on Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
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...
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.
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
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.

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