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9 Outdoor Showers That Will Tempt You to Stay Outside Forever

Brave bathers, these are for you.<p>Rinse off under the sun (or the stars!) in one of these open-air bathrooms. "Fresh and clean" will take on a whole new meaning.

Los Angeles

The Most Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Staircases

Tour 11 staircases, from spiral to minimalist, that truly take design to the next level<p>Tour 11 staircases, from spiral to minimalist, that truly take design to the next level

12 Outdoor Fireplaces That Will Make You Rethink Your Entire Backyard

Is your backyard missing this party essential?<p>Be the star of outdoor entertaining season with a fireplace that's both cozy and stylish.

18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.

Interior Design

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.


How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Room

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

Sri Lanka

20 Incredible Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

These dreamy chef stations let you whip up summer dishes (and drinks!) all season long.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun — things <i>really</i> heat up when you bring the entire cooking experience outside. Set your sights on the gorgeous details within these outdoor kitchens, and get inspired to design …


Tour an Incredible Outdoor Kitchen

Much more than a place to grill a burger.<p>Much more than a place to grill a burger, this kitchen design in Nantucket, Massachusetts by landscape architect Kris Horiuchi, has it all - grill, cooktops, refrigerator, sink, even a pizza oven. Get ideas and check out the pictures for a taste of …


The World's Largest Swimming Pool Cost $3 Million; Has Six Waterfalls

A Texas backyard boasts the biggest swimming pool.<p>When you think "over the top," you don't immediately think "El Campo."<p>But the small town about 70 miles southwest of Houston, known for its farming history and immigrant heritage, is home to the world's largest backyard swimming pool.<p>Built in 2009 …

Swimming Pools

How To Remodel Your Bathroom: A Beginner's Guide

5 things to know before starting any bathroom reno<p>When the time comes for you to update a bathroom, you've got some of the basics down. Below are five bathroom remodeling tips for beginners:<p><i>Design by Barrie Benson; Photography by Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Plumbing is expensive to move.</b><p>Yes, there are times …

Home Improvement

A Light-Filled Kitchen With English Country Style

A bright space with contemporary materials.<p>In this bright space in New York City designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design, contemporary materials evoke the spirit of 19th-century England. Read the designer interview.


Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez, has switched coasts during his suspension, snapping up this beautiful home:

You Can Rotate the Rooms In This House

The Sharifi-ha House features seven floors of movable rooms that can be reconfigured for different purposes. This article originally appeared on<p>What if you could transform your house based on your moods and needs? A newly-designed home makes this dream a reality with just a press of …

Living Rooms

An Entire House Gets a Makeover in Just Two Weeks

A house decorated with coastal style on a quick turnaround.<p>For a client's Emerald Bay, California, house, Laurie Alter, owner of Tuvalu Home, was given free rein because there was limited time frame of just two weeks for the renovation. "I called my client to say that in order to complete this on …

Dining Rooms

Lego Visitor Center Breaks Ground, and You Can Build a Model at Home

Block-laying has begun on Lego's new experience center in Denmark.<p><i>LEGO</i><p>Good news, Lego maniacs: This week construction began on Lego's new "experience center" in Billund, Denmark, the town where the building blocks were invented in 1932. Better news: You don't have to wait until 2016 (or book a …

Bjarke Ingels

8 Unique Vacation Spots for Wizard of Oz Fans

These rentals really are "no place like home."<p>In honor of the film's 75th anniversary, we've found a few rentals that really are "no place like home."

North Carolina

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Interior Design

The Saddest 2014 Decorating Trends

A new survey reveals some major bummers, like that fact that TVs are taking over.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>A new survey of decorating reveals some not-so-pretty trends.<p>The online survey of Houzz users currently working on a decorating project finds that:<p>• Just <b>2% feel like they've achieved their vision for their</b> …


9 Outrageous Homes For Rent

Looking for a unique vacation?<p>Looking for a unique vacation? For your next getaway stay in one of these over-the-top rentals.

Luxury Lifestyle

An Amazing Open-Air House in Kenya

Tour an open-air home.<p>It's the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living. As long as you're okay with rhinos on the lawn and cheetahs on the sofa. Designer Suzanne Kasler takes us on a tour of an amazing open-air home in Africa. For more interior design tips, read an interview with the designer.

Interior Design

Articles about future gardening drought resistant plants on - Dwell

San Francisco–based industrial designers Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers sit down with Dwell's Editor-in-Chief, Sam Grawe, to talk...<p>The legacy of mid-century designer Joe Colombo is underscored with a reissue of his plywood 4801 chair, now appearing for the...<p>We live in a manufactured …

San Francisco

Articles about bright modern laundry room wed actually spend time on - Dwell

Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.<p>Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require …

Laundry Rooms

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about great bars small spaces on - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, …

New York Times

Articles about small kitchen extension australia on - Dwell

A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.<p>A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and …


Articles about 9 unusual modern bathrooms on - Dwell

Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow …

Central Asia

Articles about 8 decks spectacular views on - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist …


10 Decorating Myths To Stop Believing NOW

Don't believe everything you hear!<p>Don't believe everything you hear! We're debunking the decorating myths you (and your home) can be free from

Interior Design