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The Household Is Changing
comments • “Renovations that take place over a relatively extended time frame have an organic feel to them that just seems more right.”
The Dwell Home Guide • Introducing the ultimate resource for buyers, builders, renovators, and anyone getting serious about improving their home. Our guide explains everything from financing to faucets for people who live for design.
How have you made your bathroom more spa-like? • Nothing is as restorative as a long soak in the tub or a steaming hot shower, and the more transporting the environment, the better. We asked readers to tell us what they’re doing to make their bathrooms feel like a retreat.
Urban Bite • Rows of dogtooth brickwork make a narrow London terrace house stand out while blending in.
KITCHEN AND BATH • They’re the hardest-working and most frequently renovated rooms in the home. In our annual look at new furniture, fixtures, lighting, and accessories for kitchens and bathrooms, we’re celebrating the endless potential of these essential spaces.
THE PERFECT PENDANT • While minimalist metal fixtures and hard-edged industrial shapes have dominated many of our kitchens for years, softer forms and playful patterns can impart a lighter look and instant character.
TOP-SHELF TINY KITCHENS • Whether you’re outfitting a small cabin in the woods, a micro apartment in the city, or a guesthouse in your backyard, these appliances pack a lot of performance into small spaces—the largest is just 30 inches wide.
COUNTER STATEMENTS • If endless stainless steel is starting to feel a little institutional, try a pop of color to give your kitchen some personality. It’s even better when it comes from an unexpected place, like an accessory you won’t want to hide away in a cabinet.
VANITY PROJECTS • Whether you use them for primping in style or essential self-care, with these new mirrors, counters, and basins, you and your bathroom will both look amazing.
WORKING THE ANGLES • These new bath fixtures may please minimalists in their lack of adornment, but with their surprising geometries, they still convey more than a drop of drama.
SOLID FOOTING • It’s the holy grail of kitchen accessories: a rug that’s easy enough to clean for duty at the sink, but good-lookingenough to display in any room. Here are a fewof our favorite floor coverings that check both boxes.35.
Paola Velez • The pastry chef who helped lead the world’s largest bake sale—which raised $2 million for social justice causes—envisions the future of the kitchen.
Back to the Future • Five young adults who moved home during the pandemic reclaim their childhood bedrooms.
Design for Everyone • Accessibility is only the beginning. Architecture needs to embrace the full range of human abilities.
The Sum of Its Parts • A dated cottage in a Brisbane suburb gets a new look and a spacious addition.
Inside and Out • In a remote Norwegian forest, a family home is sheltered inside a greenhouse.
an Open Invitation • In an Austin neighborhood, an architect helps friends build a welcoming home.
Economies of Scale • To build a home for his family in the heart of Santiago, designer Cristián Izquierdo gathered some friends and put a new spin on communal living.
Heart of Glass • Four generations after its construction, a stone barn in the Swiss Alps is reimagined as a residence.
Breathing Rooms • A backyard dwelling gives a bungalow in Los Angeles some much needed extra space.
sourcing • The products, furniture,...