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Dwell's Travel Issue is out now! Our itinerary includes tours of homes in Kyoto, Porto, Mexico, Wisconsin, and many more design destinations.

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Editor’s Letter: Home and Away
Editor’s Letter: Home and Away
Our annual travel issue looks at how the places we go influence where—and how—we live.
By William Hanley - a month ago
3 Vacation Rentals We’d Love to Stay In
Our editors pick some of their favorite holiday getaways that architects and designers have uploaded to Dwell.com.
Five Expat Designers Share the Prized Possessions They Bring Back From a Trip Home
These items, handpicked by these arbiters of taste, provide a personal glimpse into global cultural capitals.
An American Couple Turn a Portuguese Storefront Into Their Dream Home
A dancer and a retired academic restart their lives in the seaside city of Porto, where they can let their personalities shine.
Local Sandstone and Plenty of Pine Keep This Mallorca Beach Home Light and Bright
Architect Pau Munar and his girlfriend, Victoria Rodriguez, design a luminous base for weekend surfing excursions on the Mediterranean island’s northern coast.
Is There a Way Out of Hawaii’s Housing Crisis?
The Aloha State is drowning in a flood of the same factors creating a housing crisis all over America. It will either become a model for solutions or a cautionary tale.
A Designer Couple Weave Fresh Elements Into a 107-Year-Old Kyoto Townhouse
Inspired by an arachnid, Christopher Flechtner and Junko Uchiyama turn a traditional machiya into a creative hub where “everything is...
The House That Helped Build the Modern Psychedelics Movement
Rick Doblin started the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies from the Arcturus, the home he built in the Florida suburbs in the 1970s.
A Dark Serpentine Structure Works as a Surprisingly Airy Family Home
Though the building, located outside of Mexico City, might seem brutal at first, its emphasis on and integration with nature hides in the underbelly.
A Toronto Alley Is Reanimated With An Apartment and Studio Pop-up
The Burley Friedman Laneway House by LGA Architectural Partners follows a growing trend to bring life back to alleyways throughout the city.
Neon and Day-Glo Meet Pine in This Rental Cabin in the Wisconsin Woods
With inspiration pulled straight from movies, Carhartt, and even Kanye West, the Airbnb—designed and built by two friends—went viral on TikTok for being anything but your typical...
A Texas Designer and Hotelier’s Collection of Glass Paperweights Reminds Her of Lives Past
Liz Lambert reflects on a set of three orbs given to her by her inspiring brother.
A Triangular Union Square Apartment Gets a Timeless Transformation
A historic New York City loft leans into its unique geometry with the help of Madera, a design and fabrication firm that specializes in working with wood.
Create a Kitchen Designed Around Your Taste
Miele’s Generation 7000 appliances deliver the ultimate style versatility for a completely customizable culinary experience.