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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.
The Beginner’s Guide to Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors
Dreaming of your own veggie garden, but not sure where to start? Here’s how to sprout vegetable seedlings right on your...
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...
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...
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal for Entertaining
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...
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...
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.
Dwell On This: Rise Above Your Recessed Lighting
Can lights can be mood killers, but there are ways to mellow them out.
Dwell On This: Command the Room With a Statement Art Piece
Don’t just default to a gallery wall.
5 Vital Tips for Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
Dwell On This: Be Strategic About Mirror Placement
Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the fairest angle of them all?
Dwell On This: Organize Your Junk Drawer
Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t apply here anymore.
Dwell On This: Layer Your Rugs
When a single covering won’t cut it, bring in another for a boost of color, pattern, and texture.
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...
Dwell On This: Spring Clean Your Indoor Air Quality
Fling open those windows and get proactive about busting dust and allergens.
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.
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.
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: How to Actually Organize Your Closet
Let’s just say, there’s room for improvement.