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  1. Silent Disco at Sci-Arc
    Event Spotlight

    Silent Disco at Sci-Arc

    When talking about her new "Silent Disco" exhibition at Sci-Arc, Los Angeles—and more specifically Silver Lake—based architect Barbara Bestor has a lot to say. The exhibition...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.03.11

  2. Keynote Address from Michael Graves
    Dwell on Design

    Keynote Address from Michael Graves

    We could not be more thrilled to welcome Michael Graves, one of America's most eminent architects and designers, to the Dwell on Design stage as for our keynote address. Don't miss his conversation...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.20.13

  3. Happening Now: Snaps from Maison & Objet 2013
    Travel Reports

    Happening Now: Snaps from Maison & Objet 2013

    This week, Dwell editors are onsite in Paris for the 2013 fall edition of the design and interiors trade show Maison & Objet. While touring the 8 halls of 1.5 million square feet of exhibition...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.09.13

  4. In the Doghouse
    In The Modern World

    In the Doghouse

    A new project by Muji mastermind Kenya Hara celebrates the relationship between humans and dogs, one downloadable blueprint at a time.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.16.12

  5. The Design Week Movement
    Essay

    The Design Week Movement

    If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea, then the design week movement is verifiable. In the last three years, design...

    written by: Caroline Tiger
    10.13.12

  6. Backyard Marsh in San Francisco
    Outdoor

    Backyard Marsh in San Francisco

    A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.

    written by: William Bostwick
    10.26.12

  7. Design for Humankind at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Design for Humankind at Dwell on Design

    At Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, a variety of onstage talks will explore an expanded notion of design that includes users of all abilities. Click through the slideshow for a preview...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.11.14

  8. Onstage at Dwell on Design 2014, Day Three
    Dwell on Design

    Onstage at Dwell on Design 2014, Day Three

    On the last day of Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, onstage talks will spotlight renowned mid-century architects, question knockoffs, and offer design strategies for neurological challenges. Click...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.22.14

  9. San Francisco's "Forgotten Modernism"
    A Great Idea

    San Francisco's "Forgotten Modernism"

    While I was on a scouting trip for a future Dwell Reports story, I came across the work of local artist and architect Michael Murphy, his "Forgotten Modernism" series specifically. Three...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.12

  10. 5 Creative Approaches to Slatted Wooden Screening
    Finishing Touch

    5 Creative Approaches to Slatted Wooden Screening

    In the right hands, wooden slatted screens can become a high-design—as well as highly practical—accent in architecture, creating interest inside and outside the home.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.13.13

  11. 7 (Nearly) Net-Zero Homes
    Green

    7 (Nearly) Net-Zero Homes

    Hay insulation, passive solar, drought-tolerant gardens: Behold the following 7 houses from Dwell's pages that give back by striving for net-zero status.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.28.14

  12. A Look at Open-Air Showers
    Post

    A Look at Open-Air Showers

    Ah, the beauty of bathing in the breeze. Here we present our some of our favorite outdoor showers from issues past.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    02.01.13

  13. 8 Sleek Fireplaces
    House Tours

    8 Sleek Fireplaces

    As summer cools off and fall gears up, take a look at a few examples of sleek, minimalist fireplaces in Dwell-approved modern homes.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.16.13

  14. Kids' Rooms We Love
    House Tours

    Kids' Rooms We Love

    Kids' rooms often tread transitionary territory when it comes to modern design. What might be good for a five-month-old may not work well to when he or she is five years old. The residents of these...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.18.12

  15. Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition

    Imagine a massive green community running through the heart of Los Angeles where research labs and small businesses exist side-by-side with design-focused companies manufacturing everything from...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.07.10

  16. A Sustainably Built Weekend Home
    Houses We Love

    A Sustainably Built Weekend Home

    Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Drew Kelly
    12.18.13

  17. How to Design with Yellow
    Post

    How to Design with Yellow

    As these projects show, a wash of yellow does wonders for interiors by providing a lively contrast to more somber materials like steel and concrete.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.19.13

  18. Stunning Modern 3-D Printed Jewelry
    Post

    Stunning Modern 3-D Printed Jewelry

    Designed by Los Angeles architect Jenny Wu, the LACE collection is uniquely geometric.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.10.14

  19. A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
    Rewind

    A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs

    From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by America's most famous architect.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.07.15

  20. A New L.A. Exhibition Celebrates California Modernism
    We Recommend

    A New L.A. Exhibition Celebrates California Modernism

    Two artists working in different media—painting and silk screening—join forces at a gallery near downtown to focus on midcentury architecture and design. The show, “California Modernists,” opens...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.20.15

  21. A Look at Marble in the Kitchen
    Houses We Love

    A Look at Marble in the Kitchen

    Marble is certainly not a new choice for the kitchen, but we still love it on backsplashes, islands, and dining tables.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.20.15

  22. Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
    House Tours

    Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover

    A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: JB Valiquette
    02.23.15

  23. 6 Super Sleek Staircases
    Rooms We Love

    6 Super Sleek Staircases

    Modern design shouldn't stop at the staircase.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.27.15

  24. These 7 Lush Landscapes Will Make Your Winter Blues Melt Away
    Houses We Love

    These 7 Lush Landscapes Will Make Your Winter Blues Melt Away

    Spy houses that celebrate their landscape, rooftop oases, drought-tolerant gardens, and more.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.02.15

  25. Bright, Efficient Upgrade Transforms a Victorian in Toronto
    Houses We Love

    Bright, Efficient Upgrade Transforms a Victorian in Toronto

    DUBBELDAM architecture + design made this Victorian house in Toronto bigger and more energy-efficient.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.26.15

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