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Travel is one of life's great pleasures. From vacation homes, to boutique hotels, to expertly designed bars and restaurants, these features tailored to the modern jet setter are sure to inspire your next adventure.

Asheville Is an Edgy Mountain Town Meant for Makers–And You Should Visit
Asheville Is an Edgy Mountain Town Meant for Makers–And You Should Visit
One of the best ways to get a sense of the retro-urban city is to visit with the designers and artists who call it home.
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How a Landmark Marcel Breuer Building Became a Groundbreaking, Energy-Conscious Hotel
After years left in disrepair, the brutalist Pirelli Building in New Haven, Connecticut, has been converted into a 165-room getaway that claims it will be the country’s first...
11 Tiny Prefab Cabins Pop Up in the Woods of Portugal
Summary harnesses the power of prefabrication to create a set of compact homes on a breathtaking site.
A Design Lover’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina
A Design Lover’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina
Experts in the local design scene reveal the quirky Appalachian city’s most inspiring stops.
For Your Next Getaway, Consider a Prefab Pod in Antarctica’s Lunar-Esque Landscape
Echo is a space-age eco-retreat that will beckon the adventurous and affluent to experience the iciest region on the planet.
Three Magical Tiny Cabins Take Root in a Maine Forest
Bouffard & Bowick draw inspiration from traditional boatbuilders to create a set of rentable retreats in the coastal town of Sedgwick.
A Wood-Fired Floating Sauna Brings the Heat to Vancouver Island’s Chilly Waters
Aux Box’s first floating prefab mixes wellness and wilderness in British Columbia’s Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve.
6 Spectacularly Remote Vacation Rentals
Get away from it all—but still stay connected—at these remarkable retreats around the world.
A South African Home With a Green Roof Opens Completely to the Landscape
Two brothers utilize vernacular building techniques to create the Witklipfontein Eco Lodge on a working farm near Vredefort Dome.
These Tiny Prefab Cabins Can Be Wheeled Into Place to Create Entire Resorts
Moliving’s luxe cabins will complete Hurley House, a lakeside retreat set to open this summer in upstate New York.
A Midcentury-Inspired Retreat Embraces the Landscape on a Tiny Australian Island
A Midcentury-Inspired Retreat Embraces the Landscape on a Tiny Australian Island
Derive Architecture and Design creates a hardwood- and copper-clad getaway that respects its forested site on the remote Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea.
Two Designers Build an Idyllic Cabin—and a Lifelong Friendship—in an Oregon Forest
Though this 190-square-foot hideaway is a solo retreat, the act of creating it proved to be uniting, not isolating, for Rico Castillero and Duane Reed.
A Victorian Townhouse With Rustic Interiors Is Available to Rent in London
In addition to exposed trusses and high ceilings trimmed with intricate cornicing, the 19th-century terrace house features four levels with two fireplaces—and a backyard garden...
An Abandoned Site Is Reimagined as a Boutique Retreat in the French Countryside
Co-owners Lucas Madani and Marine Gabily transform a series of dilapidated buildings into an idyllic rental decked out with antique pieces and collector’s furniture—some of which...
A Tiny Home in Washington Captures the Serenity of the West Coast
In Battle Ground, Washington, Matt and Elizabeth Impola create a chic retreat with French doors, bright, airy interiors, and a calming color palette.
This Three-Story Home in the Catskills Is Modeled After a Watchtower
Dwell held a contest to find the next must-visit listing on Airbnb, and this is it—introducing the Hudson Lookout.
A Pair of Mirrored Cabins Vanish Into the Woods of Quebec
Reflective facades camouflage these prefabs in their forested setting, giving visitors a new way to escape.
A 17th-Century Château in France Gets a Monumental, Sustainability-Focused Restoration
French architect Didier Repellin leads the recent remodel of the Château de La Chaize estate and winery, drawing inspiration from its original design principles to deliver a...
A Flock of Rentable Tiny Homes Pops Up at Dillon Beach Resort in Northern California
Tru Form Tiny creates 12 little cottages and three cabins that tie into the coastal landscape of Marin County.
An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin
Designed by Sala Architects, Metal Lark Tower is the first cabin to open at Nordlys Lodging, a 140-acre property where nature rules.
An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental
Taking cues from the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in California, artist Shawn Button crafts an immersive desert getaway that transports visitors to a...
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 spectacular night-sky viewing in the world.
This Luxe Off-Grid Retreat Will Put You Right at Home on the Farm
With all its creature comforts hidden beneath a steel shed roof, Gawthorne’s Hut, a vacation rental in Australia’s Mudgee Valley, beckons visitors without breaking up the...
Design Cities: Athens, Greece
Designer Stamos Michael explains how one of the world's oldest cities is experiencing a cultural rebirth fueled by young artists.
Design Cities: Atlanta, Georgia
Designer Maurice Cherry unwinds the eclectic, ever-changing scene in the capital city.
Design Cities: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tuan Le is one of many young creatives returning to the city and infusing its design scene with new dynamism.
Design Cities: Lagos, Nigeria
Architect and designer Tosin Oshinowo attributes her hometown's design renaissance to an entrepreneurial creative spirit.
Design Cities: Quito, Ecuador
Architects Daniel Moreno Flores and Marie Combette describe how the city’s young designers use traditional knowledge and regional resources to forge a new cultural identity.
This Rental Near Joshua Tree Is a Desert Escape for the Design Minded
Stepping into the holiday home of interior designer Denise Portmans is like visiting her Los Angeles design shop—a revelation in West Coast style.
Take a Trip to This Photographer-Designed Concrete Home in Thailand
Architecture and interior photographer Marc Gerritsen went back to basics when he designed this minimalist concrete house that you can rent through Airbnb.