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  1. Tailored Itinerary: The Smart Modern Home
    Dwell on Design

    Tailored Itinerary: The Smart Modern Home

    To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest innovations in home tech.

    written by: Diana Budds

  2. Green Design at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Green Design at Dwell on Design

    Sustainability is no hindrance to great design. At Dwell on Design, happening June 20-22 in Los Angeles, trailblazing architects, designers, and thinkers from the U.S. and beyond will take to the...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare

  3. 4 Copenhagen Hotels That Combine Good Design and Green Sensibility

    4 Copenhagen Hotels That Combine Good Design and Green Sensibility

    Tour a crop of Copenhagen hotels that are making a strong case for eco-friendly design.

    written by: Gemma Price

  4. Your Next Car Might Literally Be Made of Money

    Your Next Car Might Literally Be Made of Money

    Tomato fiber, retired currency, and used cigarette filters are just a few of the things researchers are thinking about when they're developing greener materials. Delve into the material science...

    written by: Diana Budds

  5. The Opulent Modernism of Platner

    The Opulent Modernism of Platner

    For Warren Platner, whose modernist pedigree would make any contemporary designer squeal, design was all about the right groovy palette for the right glitzy project. Minimalists need not apply.

    written by: Alexandra Lange

  6. Design Icon: Eva Zeisel

    Design Icon: Eva Zeisel

    Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  7. Houses We Love

    A Modern Live-Work Residence with a Smart Urban Garden

    In Halifax, Canada, this modern multi-use residence by Susan Fitzgerald Architecture fosters a sense of community through living, working, and growing.

    written by: Sarah Akkoush

  8. Houses We Love

    5 Family Homes Designed In-House

    These five families came together to create homes that work for the way they live, and, in the process, proved blood is thicker than concrete.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  9. Rooms We Love

    6 Instances of Classic Bertoia Furniture in Modern Homes

    In 1950 Harry Bertoia designed his first collection for Knoll: its futuristic, lightweight, wire-frame design was a smash hit. Bertoia continued to design for Knoll, in addition to producing many...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  10. A Great Idea

    The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop

    Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.

    written by: Diana Budds

  11. Rooms We Love

    6 Stunning Stairs

    Stairs can be very sculptural, so long as they still support resident's footsteps (and abide by basic construction codes). Check out these 6 absolutely unique stair designs.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  12. Houses We Love

    All of These Prefabs Were Assembled in 10 Days or Less

    Why wait months when your home could be ready tomorrow? Each of these modern prefabs was assembled in under two weeks.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  13. House Tours

    A D.C. Row House Renovated to Host Artwork and a Bold Furniture Collection

    An artistic couple envisions a traditional home as a blank canvas.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Greg Powers

  14. We Recommend

    8 High-Design Coffee Tables That Demand You Use a Coaster

    Whether for holding a beverage or simply admiring, these modern coffee tables get the job done.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  15. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Homes in Tokyo

    Despite its wealth of iconic traditional buildings, Tokyo has always had a strong foothold on the cutting-edge of modernity. These homes keep that movement alive.

    written by: William Harrison

  16. Rooms We Love

    A Look at Terrazzo in Modern Homes

    While most people might associate terrazzo with old office buildings, the material has more noble origins: Venetian craftsmen would embed marble chips in a layer of clay, sealing the surface with...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  17. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes with Exposed Timbers

    From rustic retreats to sleek contemporary abodes, timbers add a dash of ruggedness to any space. However, "timbers" aren't just any wooden rafter or beam: they're thicker and heavier than average...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  18. Hotels

    This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design

    In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled with work by emerging designers.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  19. Houses We Love

    This Tiny Warsaw Studio Instantly Changes from Office to Playroom

    Using multifunctional furniture, an apartment in Warsaw rearranges at a moment's notice.

    written by: Michael Dumiak
    photos by: Jason Larkin

  20. Rooms We Love

    A Look at Oak in 6 Modern Homes

    Strong, hard, and resistant to bugs and fungus, oak has been the 'workhorse' of timbers for centuries, finding use in everything from ship's hulls to fine veneers. Tour these six examples of oak in...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  21. 15 Modern Summer Rentals
    Houses We Love

    15 Modern Summer Rentals

    Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  22. London Design Festival 2012
    Travel Reports

    London Design Festival 2012

    It’s been a rather momentous year for London as the city played host to the Olympic Games and celebrated the Queens diamond Jubilee. The mood of positivity and the buzz of excitement that...

    written by: Ali Morris
    photos by: Ali Morris

  23. Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture Review

    Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture Review

    The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012, attracting 178,000 visitors. Here’s a selection of...

    written by: Gustavo Pernía
    photos by: Atanay Ramírez