Earthy materials like wood and natural textiles have been popular for making phone cases and even speaker housings. Such materials look wonderfully incongruous next to the glass and polished metal...
When you’re surrounded by high-resolution displays, classic pixelation takes on a retro novelty, which is what makes the LaMetric notification display look so good in an office or bedroom....
An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Plus, catch architect Andrew Moss's guide to the city here.)
As fitness trackers evolve to become more autonomous and easier to use, tracking food consumption remains bound to basic journal entries that are easy to skip. For drinks, there’s now the Vessyl...
If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.
In celebration of the 4th of July—and our current Dwell issue, Modern Across America—the Dwell Store has assembled a collection of products made by American designers and brands. From outdoor...
Architect and design activist Rachel Minnery talks to Dwell about Hurricane Sandy reconstruction and preparing for climate change.
One of our 2014 Young Guns, Canadian design duo Knauf & Brown share their recently debuted Standard Collection.
Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.
The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.
Brooklyn–based designer and illustrator Mark McGinnis has created an exclusive collection of framed prints for the Dwell Store. Called the Menagerie Collection, the series captures flora and fauna...
The University of California, Davis, and automaker Honda team up on a concept that explores energy efficiency and emerging green technology in a residential context.
If a building appears to be on its last leg, think twice before tearing it down. Preserving old fragments in a modern home can result in an eclectic mix of old and new.
In northwest Michigan, a vacation retreat boasts a prime vantage point from which to soak up the bucolic scenery.
Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.
Sometimes you need a room to do double or even triple duty. These transformative furniture units take versatility to a whole new level.
Plagued by remodeling pitfalls, two tenacious homeowners reinvent a soggy midcentury home outside Seattle as a modern masterpiece.
From our Modern Across America issue, check out these great products made in the Southeastern U.S. (Continue your tour with the rest of our editors' picks: Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, and...
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Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
An experiential alternative to staid brick-and-mortar stores, pop-up shops are like the food trucks of retail—nimble, creative, and fleeting. Pioneered by L.A. marketing firm Vacant at the turn of...
Texas is famous for supersized everything, but these six buildings are daringly diminutive.
The results of the American Institute of Architects' 11th annual Small Project Awards are in—and Dwell has the scoop on the smartest spaces under 1,000 square feet.
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.