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: Command the Room With a Statement Art Piece
Don’t just default to a gallery wall.
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...
Dwell On This: Soundproof Your Bedroom
To stop tossing and turning, you have to tune out the noise.
Dwell on This: It’s Time to Mount Your Television
Hang your flat screen on the wall to instantly upgrade your home theater.
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...
Interior Designer Lauren Geremia Shares Her Tips for a Bedroom Revamp
The San Francisco–based designer explains what to invest in—and where to experiment.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
Dwell On This: Disguise the Eyesores Plaguing Your Home
Call it cable camouflage.
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.
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...
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...
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.
6 Ways to Declutter and Free Up Space in Your Bedroom
A well-designed bedroom should encourage you to unwind and unplug from the chores and activities of the day and enjoy a deep,...
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.
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...
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.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
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 Curtains?
From fabric choices to pleating, interior designers break down how to select the ideal curtains—and how much you should budget.
How to Recognize Different Wood Species: A Guide to the 10 Most Common Types
Read on if you want to sound like a pro at identifying some of the most common species of wood.
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 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.
He Had a Vision: to Build an A-Frame Cabin Almost Entirely Out of Beetle Kill Pine
Colorado has faced epidemic levels of bark beetles.
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.
Actor Chloe Farnworth’s Big Bear Cabin Renovation—Brought to You By Facebook Marketplace
“The ugliest house on the street” got a refresh for just $25,000 and a good eye for a bargain.
Dwell On This: Here’s What to Do With That Neglected Fireplace
Think outside the hearth.
Dwell On This: What You Should Have in Your Home Tool Kit
Let’s get to the nuts and bolts, shall we?
How Designer Molly Bloom Enlisted Her Family to Renovate—Without Going Crazy
When the creative found the home of her dreams just 10 minutes away from her parents, she set about making the ideal space to...
Dwell On This: Dress Up Your Windows With Drapery
More substantial than curtains, these give your home the star treatment.
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.
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.
How to Research Your Home’s History
Craftsman or Queen Anne? Snooping around your home’s past, be it apartment or house, is a great way to situate yourself as part...
You (Yes, You) Can Stage Your House for Sale Yourself
Before hiring a professional, look around your house and see what you can do with what you already have.
How to Make Your Home Smarter Without Compromising Design
The latest in home tech both complements and celebrates your style.
Let the Sun Shine In With an Expertly-Placed Skylight
Figuring out where to punch a hole in your roof can seem daunting, but these architects have plenty of ideas, whether you’re...

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