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10 Easy Pieces: Architects’ White Paint Picks

Not all white paint shades are created equal. And a number of factors come into play when deciding on the perfect white: the region (Northwest? East …

Architecture

These Showers are the New Big Thing in Bathrooms

In most bathrooms, the shower enclosure is a bit of an afterthought, just a practical solution for keeping water from spraying all over the room. But …

20 Black And White Kitchen Ideas To Inspire Classically Clean Design

This monochromatic color scheme is anything but old school.<p>Bring striking aesthetic to your cooking space with just two classic colors in chic designs and elegant decor.

RMC Oil Plus 2C

<b>Preparation</b><p>Untreated wood: sand according to the rules.<p>Vacuum clean thoroughly, remove any remaining dust with RMC Cleaner. Let the surface …

Skin Care

Interior Design Idea - Simplify Your Home with Screwless Outlet and Switch Plate Covers

Designed by Insteon<p>One of the most overlooked and under considered design elements in a house are the outlet and switch plate covers. Normally they …

Modern Pool Design

Summer weather may feel like a distant memory, but these pools have us dreaming of our own private oasis.<p>If you're thinking of taking a trip to Thailand, consider staying at one of these luxurious modern pool villas on the tropical...<p>A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New …

19 Brilliant New Gadgets That Will Transform Your Kitchen

The future involves innovations ranging from do-it-all ovens to robotic chefs.<p>These are the ideas, inspirations, and high-tech products that will change the way we cook, what we eat, and even how we hang out in the heart of the home.

The Mill Valley Remodel

Flexible and customizable, Henrybuilt systems are integrated solutions that elevate living spaces.<p>The best entertaining kitchen on the...<p>The best entertaining kitchen on the...<p>The best entertaining kitchen on the...<p>The perfect surface for all cooking and wine tasting...<p>Playing the baby grand is my …

Wine Tasting

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Fences (Height, Styles, and Cost)

Wondering where to start when it comes to fencing? If you’re planning to build, design, or install a fence, start with our Fence Design Guide:<p>We’ve …

Landscaping

Bath Faucets & Fixtures from a Prolific Dutch Designer

Dutch designer Piet Boon started out as a contractor, and perhaps that’s why quality materials take the lead in his design work. Case in point: …

Moroccan summer: taking interiors inspiration from black and white design

South of Agadir, where the Atlantic coast turns wild, buffeted by the sea, is Monique Henon’s tranquil hideaway. Built on a fertile plain three kilometres from the sea, on the edge of the Souss-Massa national park, it was designed by Henon herself, a former fashion designer, in the style of local …

Interior Design

The Worst Things You Can do to an Area Rug

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Home Decorating

25 Light Fixtures That Will Transform Your Kitchen

Track lights and fluorescent fixtures? Please.<p>If you want to update your cooking space without shelling out serious money, you've come to the right place. Lighting is an easy way to make a big difference in your kitchen. These fixtures will make a statement, enhance your existing design, and …

Kitchens

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Gallery of Rabbit Snare Gorge / Omar Gandhi Architect + Design Base 8 - 1

Image 1 of 24 from gallery of Rabbit Snare Gorge / Omar Gandhi Architect + Design Base 8. Photograph by Doublespace

Architecture

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

How To Blend Modern and Country Styles Within Your Home’s Decor

Sometimes our personal styles don’t fit into one tightly knit box, instead our inspiration comes from a variety of different decor genres. And that’s …

Sunny Side Up Eggs

We've rounded up the tastiest egg recipes sunny side up, from hearty casseroles and fried eggs to baked eggs with sautéed veggies. Click through for …

Sustainable Family Dream Crib: The Tiny House by Jessica Helgerson

This <b>Tiny House</b> is where designer <b>Jessica Helgerson</b> and her family have been living for the last several years. It sits on a five-acre property on …

This Converted English Barn Is All About the Ceilings

If you're not prepared to be mesmerized, don't look up.<p>When you think of a barn, if you picture corrals of farm animals and overalls worn to get dirty, you need to think outside the box (err, pig pen?). This converted masterpiece couldn't be further from a <i>Green Acres</i>-like setting — but it certainly …

10 Easy Pieces: Barnhouse-Style Outdoor Lights

Here’s a roundup of classic barn lighting fixtures for the outdoors.<p>Above: The Bracket Light is powder-coated in dark grey; $290 at Marston & …

Landscaping

Articles about light filled cabin netherlands completely made hand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

San Francisco

Exterior Finishes: 11 Facades with Factory Windows

Steel factory windows and doors frame the views in some of our favorite gardens. New or salvaged, their industrial style mingles well with both …

Architecture

Old Wooden Barn Remodeled With A Scandinavian Theme

The architects of Czech Studio OOOOX came up with a plan to transform an old wooden barn into their own home and they called it the BOOOOX Barn. …

Small Feathers Pillow

Studies of small feathers…can you name which bird they each come from?<p>Pillow has a 95% small feather, 5% down insert. Embroidered cover on 100% linen …

Decorations

DTI Logo

I remember the first time I entered stylist Sibella Court’s bijou shop of wonders The Society inc. in Paddington, Sydney. I was overwhelmed by her …

Libraries

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

Outbuilding of the Week: The 186-Square-Foot Guest Cottage

Raise your hand if you have space to sleep all your houseguests. Thought not.<p>Basically, no one has enough guest rooms. But as I learned from living …

Northern California

Garden Visit: At Home in Brooklyn Heights with Artists Maria Robledo and Holton Rower

How do you design a garden for two artists who have a highly attuned sense of the visual? When I met photographer Maria Robledo and artist Holton …

Landscaping