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  1. A Smart Modern Remodel of a Traditional DC House

    A Smart Modern Remodel of a Traditional DC House

    In Washington DC, a contractor transforms a dilapidated house into a clean, modern residence.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  2. How the Iconic Tripp Trapp High Chair Came to Life

    How the Iconic Tripp Trapp High Chair Came to Life

    Peter Opsvik, a longtime specialist of ergonomics, reflects on his 1972 Tripp Trapp chair.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  3. Green

    8 Spacious Backyards

    These sprawling backyard expanses will have you green with jealousy.

    written by: William Harrison

  4. Where Storage Meets Display
    A Great Idea

    Where Storage Meets Display

    These shelves and recessed spaces are perfect for organizing your prized possessions without concealing them from visitors.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  5. House Tours

    A Montreal Duplex Is Transformed Into An Elegantly Simple Light-Filled Home

    A home’s historic façade gives way to a uniformed design.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Steve Montpetit

  6. 13 of the Biggest Hits from Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015
    Dwell on Design

    13 of the Biggest Hits from Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

    Our flagship show celebrated its 10th year with the largest footprint ever and three days of conversation on the most recent innovations in architecture and design.

    written by: Erika Heet

  7. Rooms We Love

    6 Captivating Hallways

    More than interior arterials, these hallways give visitors reasons to pause and appreciate the walk between rooms.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  8. 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

  9. Houses We Love

    Back to Basics: 5 Homes That Take Minimalism to the Max

    These five houses eschew decoration for an airier appeal.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  10. House Tours

    A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors

    Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    photos by: Juan Silva

  11. Renovation

    A Cute, Open-Plan Renovation in a 100-Year-Old Amsterdam Schoolhouse

    A historic Dutch schoolhouse gets a residential redesign by Standard Studio.

    written by: Sarah Akkoush

  12. Renovation

    5 Open-Plan Home Renovations

    These homeowners chose to improve circulation and visibility by opening up their cooking, dining, and living areas.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  13. In The Modern World

    5 Reflective Facades

    These mirrored exteriors reflect well on their surroundings.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  14. Rooms We Love

    5 Modern Dining Tables Big Enough for the Whole Family

    When it's time for a big meal, these well appointed dining rooms have space for even the largest guest list with tables that seat 10, 12, or even more.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  15. Logo Showdown

    Logo Showdown

    I recently spent an afternoon merrily clicking my way through 'Brand New,' a website manned by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit, two graphic designers who dedicate themselves to, among other...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  16. Maison & Objet: Part 2
    Travel Reports

    Maison & Objet: Part 2

    I'm just back from Paris, and still processing all the exciting new furnishings, accessories, and objets I spied at Maison & Objet over the weekend. In case you missed my first dispatch, check...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  17. New Power Generation

    New Power Generation

    Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale energy generators were common sights in urban landscapes. Pushback from the...

    written by: Asami Novak

  18. Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, ARCHIVE, a non-profit whose efforts center on the use of housing as a strategy for preventing illness and providing care among...

    written by: Diana Budds

  19. Seattle's Next-Wave Design Firm?

    Seattle's Next-Wave Design Firm?

    A year and a half ago, while on sabbatical from Olson Kundig Architects, Kevin Scott conceived of Röllerhaus Pictureworks & Design Co. A mix of design firm, artist/designer collective, and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  20. Salone Satellite 2011
    Travel Reports

    Salone Satellite 2011

    One of the most exciting perks of being lucky enough to attend Italy's Salone Internazionale del Mobile, also known as the Milan Furniture Fair, is having the opportunity to get a glimpse of...

    written by: Amanda Dameron

  21. Matali Crasset's Hi Matic Hotel

    Matali Crasset's Hi Matic Hotel

    In Paris's 11th Arrondissement, the Bastille district, French design maven Matali Crasset has composed delightfully unique and über contemporary design hotel for weary travelers to lay their...

    written by: Diana Budds

  22. Touring Sydney, Part 1
    Travel Reports

    Touring Sydney, Part 1

    Sydney really is everything people build it up to be: the Opera House, the Botanic Gardens, the beaches! I recently traveled Down Under to take in its sights and sounds. This slideshow, the first...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake

  23. Yerba Buena Street Life Plan
    A Great Idea

    Yerba Buena Street Life Plan

    Recently in San Francisco, the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and CMG Landscape Architecture unveiled the Yerba Buena Street Life Plan. The plan is meant to serve as a master plan for the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake

  24. Houses We Love

    Inside 5 Tiny Homes, All Under 600 Feet

    Call them survivalist, eco-friendly, or just plain space-efficient—these tiny homes make the most of a modest footprint in ingenious ways.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  25. A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard
    House Tours

    A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard

    Architect Thomas Balaban creates a secret outdoor oasis within a Montreal house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Adrien Williams