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Great Transformations • From inspiring before-and-after stories to line-by-line budget breakdowns, Dwell+ subscribers get an inside view every day of what it takes to renovate a dream home.
What’s the best thing about the view outside your window? What would you change? • The scene outdoors is an extension of our homes. Sometimes that’s a good thing…sometimes not so much.
Animal House • The renovation of a dilapidated shed in southeastern Spain provides a weekend retreat for its owner and a haven for his horse.
Modern World • As we head into a very welcome summer, we’re presenting our annual look at new home accessories for outdoor spaces. And this year, since it’s been a while since we’ve entertained, we’re focusing on accoutrements for outdoor events. Whether your outdoor space is a porch or a patio, a backyard or a fire escape, here are some ideas for hosting in style.
When It’s Time for an Impromptu Pool Party
When You Cook a Casually Ambitious Dinner
When a Backyard Campout Is the Final Frontier
When It’s Almost Aperitivo O’Clock
When a Tiny Outdoor Wedding Is Just Right
An Ode to the Outdoor Shower • A Los Angeles designer known for her interiors overflowing with flora celebrates bathing en plein air.
Walter Hood • The celebrated artist and designer wants policymakers to reinvest in written-off neighborhoods.
An Oral History of the Parklet • The past, present, and future of the idea that saved dining out during the pandemic.
Clutter Control • A Brooklyn designer proves that an 88-square-foot live/work space doesn’t have to feel small.
Branching Out • A family of five adds a whimsical tree house to their slice of paradise in Northern California.
Ripple Effect • A home on Bainbridge Island may be the most ecologically ambitious residential renovation in the world.
Fresh Tracks • Snøhetta puts a contemporary twist on the traditional Norwegian ski cabin.
Escape Pod • Behind the stylized, surfboard-inspired architecture of Craig Steely’s latest experiment on Hawaii’s Big Island is a simple house guided by the routines of farm life.
All Things Considered • Architect Rickard Rotstein brings a lifetime of experience to the design of his own Swedish summerhouse.
Maximum Capacity • A New England family builds a finely tuned space for cars, storage, and overnight guests.
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sourcing • The products, furniture, architects, designers, and builders featured in this issue.
one last thing • A flea market find has been a serendipitous presence in designer and plant stylist Hilton Carter’s life.