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  1. Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit
    City Guide

    Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit

    Out of the ashes of recession rises a promising design scene in Detroit. Endemic residential vacancy and a persistent industrial core present challenges as well as opportunities for enterprising...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.07.14

  2. We'd Fancy a Stay in One of These Modern Guest Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    We'd Fancy a Stay in One of These Modern Guest Rooms

    The modern-day interpretation of "guest room" is often a pull-out couch; these spaces go above and beyond with truly inviting suites for visitors.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  3. Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
    A Great Idea

    Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    A design competition drew submissions for a new teaching facility, dubbed the ONE Lab, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's renovated Building 128. The building is among a series of structures dedicated to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  4. Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Student
    Gift Guides

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Student

    Help the student in your life navigate the transition to independence and adulthood—or simply get to that 9 a.m. class on time—with one of these Dwell-approved gifts.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.07.14

  5. New Retrospective by Esteemed California Photographer
    Post

    New Retrospective by Esteemed California Photographer

    Selections from Larry Sultan's major collections centers a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.06.14

  6. Join Dwell and Volvo in a Conversation about the Future of Los Angeles
    Event Spotlight

    Join Dwell and Volvo in a Conversation about the Future of Los Angeles

    Dwell and Volvo host an exploration of how design and technology keep Los Angeles at pace with the modern global landscape.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  7. Mirrors for the Modern Home
    Product

    Mirrors for the Modern Home

    Known to make a space feel larger, mirrors are playful accent pieces in modern interiors. Here are a few of our favorite uses of mirrored surfaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  8. Shops We Love: Quitokeeto
    Shops

    Shops We Love: Quitokeeto

    It might be because Quitokeeto photographs its collection of earthy ceramics, sculptural steamers, vintage kitchenware, rare honeys (yes, rare honeys), and more against deliciously milky-white...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.06.14

  9. Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates
    Product Reviews

    Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates

    With materials, one must often make tradeoffs among looks, maintenance, price, and functionality (we’re talking about you, marble). Laminates, on the other hand, are a highly durable solution at a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.06.14

  10. Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version
    Product

    Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version

    Talking to designers Iskos—Berlin about their revolutionary eco-friendly composite used for Muuto's new Eames-inspired Fiber Chair.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.06.14

  11. 8 Modern Odes to Wood
    Houses We Love

    8 Modern Odes to Wood

    Wood is a common flooring or furniture choice, but these modern projects express a deep appreciation for the material, putting it to use on walls, ceilings, and beyond.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  12. 10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
    Travel Reports

    10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant

    Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.06.14

  13. Gifts from the Dwell Store: For Kids with Taste
    Gift Guides

    Gifts from the Dwell Store: For Kids with Taste

    If you know a kid who ditched coloring books in favor of oil paints at age eight, this guide will help you find the perfect gift. It includes everything from desk accessories for students who...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    11.05.14

  14. Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations
    Houses We Love

    Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations

    Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city. Made up of three flexible shelving units on track system, the All I Own House can be...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.05.14

  15. 10 Inspired Dining Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    10 Inspired Dining Rooms

    Ah, the holiday season—a time for warm spirits, an endless stream of guests, and to put your entertaining skills to the test. If you're hosting the big meal this year and have decided to upgrade...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.05.14

  16. Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals
    Product Reviews

    Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals

    Warm metals have hit peak popularity in furniture and lighting—and now the kitchen and bath industry.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.05.14

  17. You Won't Believe This Historic Penthouse Transformation in Rome
    Renovation

    You Won't Believe This Historic Penthouse Transformation in Rome

    SCAPE employed computer-aided modeling and custom millwork to reinvigorate an apartment in an Art Deco building in Rome, Italy.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.05.14

  18. 5 Modern Row House Renovations in New York
    Renovation

    5 Modern Row House Renovations in New York

    Renovating a row house without disrupting the continuity between it and its neighbors is no easy feat. Here, we examine five row houses across New York City that were successfully modernized, while...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.05.14

  19. Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik
    We Recommend

    Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik

    Pioneering video and performance artist Nam June Paik made his mark on the art world in the late twentieth century by exploring technology's grips on popular American culture. The Korean artist,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.05.14

  20. The Nest Thermostat's Improved Features
    Product Reviews

    The Nest Thermostat's Improved Features

    In the realm of home automation, Nest Labs has been leading the way for new products. For the version 4.3 software update for its popular Learning Thermostat, the Palo Alto-based company has...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

  21. Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme
    Rooms We Love

    Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme

    Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Matthew Millman
    11.04.14

  22. French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell
    A Great Idea

    French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell

    A renovation of the Marne departmental archives in Reims, France by Hamonic + Masson & Associés resulted in a golden annex that drastically expands archival storage space, while adding a modern...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.04.14

  23. 10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood
    Product Reviews

    10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood

    So you're fortunate enough to have a fireplace or wood-burning stove at home, but where to place fuel for the flames? Look no further than our guide on carryalls and storage for kindling.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

  24. Simple Getaways: 8 Prefab Cabins
    Houses We Love

    Simple Getaways: 8 Prefab Cabins

    Cabins are modest by nature, a design quality that makes them conducive to prefabrication. Here are eight prefabs that tread lightly on the great outdoors.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.04.14

  25. These Studios of Scandinavian Designers Are Bursting with Creativity
    Books

    These Studios of Scandinavian Designers Are Bursting with Creativity

    A book profiling workspaces ends up revealing the personalities of Scandinavian creatives, craftspeople, and makers.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.04.14

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