Looking Inward
For Paul and Shoko Shozi, a pair of retiring Angelenos, the goal was to shut out the neighborhood but bring in the sunny skies.
Dwell's New Look
Behind the Dwell Magazine...
These Are the Cabinetry Colors to Look Out for in 2020
Designers Kate Newman, Jordan Cluroe, and Russell Whitehead share their color picks that’ll give your kitchen a fresh look for...
A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.
7 Paint Colors That Nail the Midcentury-Modern Look
From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the softer, earthier shades that were popular in the 1960s, these paint colors will give...
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by...
15 Modern Garage Doors That Demand a Second Look
A well-appointed garage door with a unique color or materials, or an interesting mechanical movement, can easily punch up a...
A Spanish Colonial in Hollywood Gets a Dreamy New Look
The designers at Cuffhome weave together a palette of oatmeal, cream, brick, and blush to update this home for a family of four.
An Australian Vacation Villa Gets a Sophisticated New Look
On the peninsula of Palm Beach, a northern Sydney suburb, a holiday home is treated to a restrained, yet luxe, renovation.
A Historic Apartment in Rome Is Treated to a Dramatic New Look
Carefully selected colors and textures add subtle Italian luxury to this contemporary home in Rome.
This Is What the Best New Houses in London Look Like
The Royal Institute of British Architects has spoken.
An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
Four sections, four levels, and four doors and windows enable this remodeled 1960s cabin to fully embrace its idyllic natural...
12 Luminous Lofts That Pull Off the Industrial Look
From converted warehouses to live/work retreats, these unconventional homes demonstrate why loft living is so...
5 of the Best-Looking Home Security Systems Out There
It’s common for homeowners to come to the realization that although they want to protect their homes from burglaries and similar...
A Look at Richard Meier's Iconic Lambert House
Constructed in 1961, Richard Meier’s first residential project is a nascent example of the modern prefab typology.
Our Dorm Definitely Did Not Look Like This
In Poznan, Poland, architect Adam Wierciński transforms a 1929 residential flat into student dwellings for four.
A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio
Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft.
This Light-Bending Micro Apartment Will Make You Look Twice
Miogui Architecture revamps a 137-square-foot Parisian flat with mirrors, color, and plenty of sunlight.
A Massive Converted 1950s Houseboat Is Looking for a New Owner in London
On the market for £1,800,000, the floating residence offers six bedrooms, two kitchens, and a substantial upper deck with a...
Look to the Lustron
As MoMA's “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling” comes to a close (on Oct.
Design Magic Makes This 137-Square-Foot Parisian Flat Look Larger Than It Is
Mirror, mirror on the wall—is this the tiniest apartment of them all?
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky
Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most...
This Serene Japanese Retreat’s Overlapping Roofs Look Like Fallen Leaves
Aptly named Four Leaves, this curvaceous weekend home in Karuizawa fits organically into the surrounding woods.
10 Modern Cat Trees That Will Look Fab in Your Home
Your kitty—and your couch upholstery—will thank you.
How an Unsung Architect Gave Big Sur Its Look
A remembrance was held last week after the passing of Mickey Muennig, the architect who imbued California’s mystic coastline with...
How to Make Your Powder Room Look Absolutely Dynamite, According to the Experts
The small-but-mighty powder room is an opportunity to take design risks and flex your creative muscles.
Before & After: A Midcentury Lakeside Home Receives a Stunning New Look
An old home in Lake Oswego, Oregon, receives a modern makeover from MOA Architecture, while keeping its midcentury charm intact.
A Dated Cottage In a Brisbane Suburb Gets a New Look and a Spacious Addition
Wrightson Stewart and Barbara Bailey designed the breezy extension to embrace an awkward lot and merged the two structures with...
For Minimalist Modular Design on an Attainable Budget, Look No Further Than the weeHouse
Modern, chic, and site-responsive, the innovative weeHouses produced by Minnesota-based Alchemy Architects tick all the boxes for...
An Adorable Houseboat Named Olive Is Looking for a New Owner in London
The floating tiny home is well appointed for both long-term mooring and continuous cruising—and it just hit the market at £125K.
9 “Before & After” Cabin Renovations That Will Make You Look Twice
From salvaged A-frames to revamped desert dwellings, these transformations will give you cabin fever—in a good way.
16 Amazing Adaptive Reuse Projects That Will Make You Look Twice
You won’t believe what they’re doing now.
A London Townhouse Gets a Gorgeous Renovation That Will Only Look Better Over Time
HÛT Architecture uses a simple palette of handcrafted materials to create a contemporary home for a musician and a furniture...
This Renovation Will Make You Rethink the Typical Look of a California Beach House
A 1960s Southern California seaside property gets a luxe update that still fits in with its natural surroundings.

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