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  1. That's a Wrap: 7 Homes Covered in a Single Material
    A Great Idea

    That's a Wrap: 7 Homes Covered in a Single Material

    From a CorTen-steel clad vacation home to a cozy, wood-covered living room, these spaces show that a single material makes quite a statement.

    written by: Diana Budds

  2. Bus Stations Remodeled With Graphic Flowers
    A Great Idea

    Bus Stations Remodeled With Graphic Flowers

    A new series of custom-fabricated metal screens are popping up at bus stops across El Paso, Texas, displaying dramatically enlarged photographs of local plants and flowers. These virtual gardens...

    written by: Brandi Andres

  3. Panel 2 at Arthur Ross
    Travel Reports

    Panel 2 at Arthur Ross

    Panel 2, Martin Beck's new exhibition at Columbia University's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, revisits the 1970 International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA) to ask how design might influence...

    written by: Ari Messer

  4. Charming Urban Gardens

    Charming Urban Gardens

    Whoever said urban structures couldn't have great gardens? Whether lush terraces or just a good collection of potted plants, these urban locales showcase charming green spaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  5. Time to Design Winner: “Useful Living” by Sanghyeok Lee

    Time to Design Winner: “Useful Living” by Sanghyeok Lee

    “Useful Living” by designer Sanghyeok Lee was just announced as the winner of the Time to Design award.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  6. Design Icon: George Nakashima

    Design Icon: George Nakashima

    A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  7. Design Icon: Eileen Gray

    Design Icon: Eileen Gray

    The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.

    written by: Emily Shapiro

  8. How to Do Irregular Window Patterns
    How To

    How to Do Irregular Window Patterns

    These simple structures add offbeat charm with irregularly placed windows.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  9. Houses We Love

    5 High-Design Decks Ready for the Dog Days of Summer

    It's summer time and the living is easy—as long as you have a place to chill out. Beat the high-summer heat with some of our favorite outdoor spaces.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  10. This Sustainable Wisconsin Home Is Nearly Off-the-Grid

    This Sustainable Wisconsin Home Is Nearly Off-the-Grid

    One of the Midwest’s first LEED Platinum homes enhances a historic neighborhood.

    written by: Tiffany Jow

  11. Rooms We Love

    5 Inspirations for Framing Stunning Views

    A sweeping view is a luxury and a challenge: when given the opportunity, a home's architecture must thoughtfully incorporate a vista into the interior.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  12. Houses We Love

    5 Island Retreats Accessible Only by Boat

    Some homes are "retreats" in the most literal sense: distant from the mainland and isolated from the world. These buildings explore the architecture of serenity and self-sufficiency.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  13. Houses We Love

    7 Modern Brick Facades and Interiors

    These modern homes make new on the traditional building material through adventurous facades, renovations, and interiors.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  14. Houses We Love

    15 Boldly Modern Japanese Houses

    Collected in the forthcoming book Jutaku: Japanese Houses, publishing next month by Phaidon, each of these domiciles eschews conventional forms for daring geometric contortions and feats of...

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  15. Houses We Love

    5 New York City Houses We Love

    As we kick off the second edition of Dwell on Design NY, check out some of our favorite Manhattan homes from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  16. Rooms We Love

    Seeing Red: 5 Homes With Bright Red Accents

    With color accents big and small, these modern abodes show that a little red can go a long way.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  17. Product

    Take a Seat: 5 Oversize Sofas We Love

    Whether you're entertaining a crowd or just want to really stretch out, check out these larger-than-life sofas that give leg room new meaning.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  18. An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind

    An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind

    As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design. When he lost his sight in 2008, Downey, who is based in San Francisco, began using his...


  19. Event Spotlight

    The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College

    A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts college in North Carolina.

    written by: William Harrison

  20. Rooms We Love

    6 Homes Featuring Luminous Chandeliers

    The best chandeliers brighten a space both literally and aesthetically.

    written by: William Harrison

  21. House Tours

    A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room

    Given a fantastic site bordering the Hyblaean Mountains of Southern Sicily, Italian architect Fabrizio Foti imagined this villa, titled Casa M_P, as a bold landmark within a bucolic landscape that...

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    photos by: Peppe Maisto

  22. We Recommend

    7 Ways to Use Succulents

    Stave off the winter months with these seven projects that conjure warm desert vibes, regardless of the season.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  23. Post

    Our Dwell Home of the Day is a Modernist Glass-Encased Forest Abode

    For those who wish they could reside inside the pages of Dwell,

    written by: Zachary Edelson