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  1. Sightlines and African Urbanism
    Interviews

    Sightlines and African Urbanism

    Later this month the Museum for African Art will kick off a five-part lecture series at Columbia University titled Sightlines: New Perspectives on African Architecture and Urbanism. The free...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.18.11

  2. Sign of the Times
    House Tours

    Sign of the Times

    Looking for directions on the road to sustainability? At Leger Wanaselja Architecture's multifamily development in Berkeley, California, all signs point to green.

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Randi Berez
    04.21.09

  3. Sign up for Dwell's Trade Newsletter
    A Great Idea

    Sign up for Dwell's Trade Newsletter

    Want to stay up to date on the latest architecture and design-related events? Register here for our 'To the Trade' newsletter, and you'll never miss industry happenings in your corner of the globe!...

    01.27.11

  4. 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

  5. Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold
    Product Reviews

    Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold

    Like the old Burl Ives Christmas song says, "Silver and gold, Silver and gold, Ev'ryone wishes for silver and gold." With those lyrics now stuck in our heads, we've gathered some of our favorite...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.12.13

  6. Simon Key Bertman
    Profiles

    Simon Key Bertman

    Simon Key Bertman’s textile designs are a treat for the eyes, the brain, and the fingertips. His chunky woven patterns— as seen in his handwoven Chess throw —are inspired by optical patterns that...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.03.14

  7. Simon Pearce's Silver Lake Collection
    Product

    Simon Pearce's Silver Lake Collection

    Vermont-based glassmaker Simon Pearce has been responsible for some of the loveliest, most popular American-made glassware of the last couple decades. And the new Silver Lake collection, out now,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.31.12

  8. Simple Belgian Furniture with a Sustainable Bent
    Product

    Simple Belgian Furniture with a Sustainable Bent

    Ethnicraft, a Belgian design company, debuts a new collection at ICFF this weekend that blends emotion and rationality, combining the warmth of teak, oak, and walnut woods with powerfully...

    written by: Emily Shapiro
    05.16.14

  9. Simple Division
    House Tours

    Simple Division

    A Tokyo architect’s shape-shifting apartment takes a holistic approach to live/work style.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Ryohei Hamada
    02.13.12

  10. Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland
    Renovation

    Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland

    A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    07.14.14

  11. Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair
    Post

    Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair

    The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive. It goes to show that simple is not always easy and that good design endures.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.04.08

  12. Simply Sustainable
    Green

    Simply Sustainable

    Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by architect Tadashi Murai, looks more like an imposing black box propped...

    written by: Julian Worrall
    photos by: Alessio Guarino
    02.02.09

  13. Sing for Your Supper, Kid
    Post

    Sing for Your Supper, Kid

    Though it was released in 2006, lately I've been appreciating David Weeks' Sing Sing Dinner Plate. Purportedly a copy of the actual food-trays used at the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in...

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.12.09

  14. Singapore Apartment Renovation
    House Tours

    Singapore Apartment Renovation

    Paul and Elsa Seah, a lawyer and high school teacher living in Singapore, turned a 925-square-foot government housing flat—complete with bomb shelter—into a sleek but cozy home. The...

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    11.28.10

  15. Singapore Fling
    My House

    Singapore Fling

    In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to Singapore. While Dop began his new job, De Waart set out to find...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Jasper James
    06.02.10

  16. Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
    Interviews

    Sir Nicholas Grimshaw

    "One of the good things about doing decent public design in a prominent place is that people look at it and say: Why can’t we have that everywhere?”  

    written by: Alec Appelbaum
    11.02.09

  17. Sit to Be Fit
    Green

    Sit to Be Fit

    If you ask Thomas Robertson, the difference between actively green houses and his passively sustainable Courtyard House is the difference between “a solar-powered yacht and a sailboat.

    01.01.09

  18. Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio
    Product

    Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio

    Founded by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee, three-year-old Seattle design studio Ladies and Gentlemen has a small, but covetable collection of objects, jewelry, furniture, and lighting all made in the USA...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.30.13

  19. Site of the Day: Lightly
    Product

    Site of the Day: Lightly

    Australian home wares studio Lightly creates sweet and simple products.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.06.13

  20. Site of the Day: The Sweethome
    Product Reviews

    Site of the Day: The Sweethome

    Sister site to The Wirecutter (an electronic list of the best technology), The Sweethome spends hours accumulating the best housewares out there.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.03.13

  21. Sitting Pretty
    Post

    Sitting Pretty

    These 6 seats are as aesthetically pleasing as they are well-designed.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.13.13

  22. Six More Modern Sofas
    Product Reviews

    Six More Modern Sofas

    Our June Furniture issue features a handy guide to shopping for sofas. Here, we've corralled six more designs we love.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.23.13

  23. Six Questions for William Stout
    Post

    Six Questions for William Stout

    One of the many joys of the very small San Francisco neighborhood of Jackson Square—home of Dwell HQ—is the top-drawer William Stout Architectural Books, the city’s premiere spot...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.10.08

  24. Six Stairs to Savor
    Post

    Six Stairs to Savor

    When getting from here to there, the journey is just as important as the destination. We hope that's true for interior spaces as well as lifechanging travel experiences, and with that in mind, we...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.13

  25. Six Upcycled Design Picks
    Product

    Six Upcycled Design Picks

    Upcycled and reclaimed products are losing their stigma as burlap sack and bottle top creations. Slowly but surely, they are infusing the design world with sharp ideas and a feel-good ethos. Here...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.24.12

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