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Dwell On This: Transform a Room With These Three Light Sources
Let there be light—a lot of it.
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
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...
5 Vital Tips for Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
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.
9 Critical Tips to Read Before Kicking Off a Home Renovation
These home renovation tips will help you avoid any unnecessary problems, costs, and headaches that can sometimes come along with...
Grow Bags Are the Easiest Way to Transform Your Garden
Instead of raised beds, try a solution that’s flexible and adaptable to any outdoor space, from a tiny side yard to a rolling...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dwell On This: Command the Room With a Statement Art Piece
Don’t just default to a gallery wall.
DIY Renovations Don’t Have to Be Scary With These Tips from the Brownstone Boys
Brooklyn design duo Jordan Slocum and Barry Bordelon emphasize fun and fearlessness when it comes to tackling any home project,...
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.
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 to Buy a Shipping Container
You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
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...
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.
Dwell On This: Streamline Your Multipurpose Room
Is that office setup on your dining room table really working?
How to Prioritize the Budget for Your Home Renovation
Always have a contingency and take it slow—it’s a marathon, not a sprint.
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.
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,...
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.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
The Best Scandinavian-Inspired Paint Colors for Your Home, According to Experts
From traditional Falu red to buttercup yellows, these hues recall Nordic landscapes.