Dwell On This: Rise Above Your Recessed Lighting
Can lights can be mood killers, but there are ways to mellow them out.
Pro Tips: How to Style and Shoot Your Modern Home
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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...
Is Your Tiny House Really a Tiny House?
What does or does not count as a tiny house has as much to do with class as it does with the structure itself.
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.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
Big dreams of downsizing? Check out these affordable tiny 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.
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...
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.
7 ADUs You Can Buy Right Now for Less Than $100,000
Whether you need a guesthouse for Grandma or additional rental income, these dwellings starting at $26,000 provide extra space...
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.
How to Design a Room That Grows Up With Your Kids
Creating a children’s space that won’t be instantly outgrown is all about finding the fun in functionality.
Dwell On This: It’s Time to Rearrange Your Plants
Need a change of scenery? Try forming new plant cliques.
Dwell on This: Upgrade Your Entryway
Step into a comfortable, clutter-free zone as soon as you enter the front door.
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 Door Hardware?
Top designers explain the nuts and bolts of choosing door hardware at different price points.
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...
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.
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.
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.
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where...
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...
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 to Pick the Perfect Rug for Your Space
We’ve got the scoop on everything you ever wanted to know about designing with rugs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,...
How Much Should You Spend on Kitchen Countertops?
Top designers dish on the best countertop materials for your kitchen—and their attendant price tags.
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.

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