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  1. House in the Los Angeles Hills Inspired by California Modernists
    Houses We Love

    House in the Los Angeles Hills Inspired by California Modernists

    When Gary Johns discovered a nondescript, Mediterranean-style home in Los Angeles in 1987, he loved its large lot—nearly an acre—and views of the city. Johns bought it and set on rebuilding the...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    08.21.14

  2. Midcentury Modern Architecture of Sarasota
    Event Spotlight

    Midcentury Modern Architecture of Sarasota

    The inaugural SarasotaMOD festival in Sarasota, Florida, will introduce visitors to the area’s rich midcentury architecture from October 9 to 12, 2014. The event includes a tour of Florida Southern...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    08.25.14

  3. 8 Modern Chandeliers
    Product

    8 Modern Chandeliers

    Stuffy crystal fixtures, take heed—these modern chandeliers give a living space a healthy dose of pizzazz, without going overboard.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.02.14

  4. 6 Beautiful Courtyards
    Rooms We Love

    6 Beautiful Courtyards

    Whether within a home's perimeter or outside of it, these modern courtyards provide a breath of fresh air.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.04.14

  5. Reimagining the San Francisco Waterfront
    Green

    Reimagining the San Francisco Waterfront

    One of five shortlisted design teams, Snøhetta proposed a scheme for 13 acres of new parkland in San Francisco's Presidio district that celebrates the natural beautiful of the waterfront site....

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.08.14

  6. Stunning Architectural Drawing Museum in Berlin
    In The Modern World

    Stunning Architectural Drawing Museum in Berlin

    A stunning feat in concrete and glass, the Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin, designed by Russian firm SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    photos by: Roland Halbe
    09.09.14

  7. Best of Maison & Objet 2014
    Travel Reports

    Best of Maison & Objet 2014

    We spent the week in Paris, scoping out the new designs unveiled at Maison & Objet. Click through the slideshow to see our editors' favorite finds at the show and beyond, as documented on Instagram...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.09.14

  8. NYC Subway Graphics Manual Gets Reissued
    A Great Idea

    NYC Subway Graphics Manual Gets Reissued

    For much of the twentieth century, the New York City subway system was seen as a terrifying place—often compared to a lurking, underground monster where crime was rampant and rats roamed. It didn't...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.10.14

  9. Forging a New Path for the Waterways of New York City
    Profiles

    Forging a New Path for the Waterways of New York City

    With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.10.14

  10. Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.
    Renovation

    Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.

    Davis Brody Bond—a firm responsible for a number of prestigious cultural building projects, including the 9/11 Memorial Museum and the forthcoming Frick Collection expansion in New York—recently...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.12.14

  11. Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House
    Rewind

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida, was commissioned by George and Clifton Lewis, who sought a comfortable house for their large family that fit within their modest budget....

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.17.14

  12. Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs
    Product

    Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs

    Chairs: we sit in them all day, but how often do we stop to admire them? In the Swiss Institute's inaugural edition of its design series, architect Andreas Angelidakis curates a selection of 20th...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.18.14

  13. The Living: Using Biology as a Building Block
    Dwell on Design

    The Living: Using Biology as a Building Block

    Brooklyn-based architecture firm The Living, run by David Benjamin, aims to use biology to challenge traditional building methods. The winner of the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program in 2014, the...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.24.14

  14. Innovative Academic Spaces by SOM
    Dwell on Design

    Innovative Academic Spaces by SOM

    A panel at Dwell on Design NY will explore how tech-forward teaching and learning is changing how we conceptualize academic spaces. Joining the discussion is Colin Koop from Skidmore, Owings &...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.26.14

  15. 10 Bedroom Design Ideas
    Rooms We Love

    10 Bedroom Design Ideas

    It's tempting to place the most design attention on the public spaces in your home, but these bedrooms show the power of a great sleeping space.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    08.20.14

  16. Support an Eco-Friendly School in Zambia
    Event Spotlight

    Support an Eco-Friendly School in Zambia

    On October 2, 2014, a benefit at The Diamond Horseshoe in New York City will raise funds for the 14+ Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to build schools and orphanages for African children. The...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.30.14

  17. Travel Across the Australian Outback with This Book
    Books

    Travel Across the Australian Outback with This Book

    A Kickstarter campaign aims to fund Inside Tracks, a smartphone-enabled coffee table book following Robyn Davidson’s legendary 1,700-mile trek across the Australian Outback....

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.29.14

  18. Lisa Roberts on Game-Changing Product Designs
    Dwell on Design

    Lisa Roberts on Game-Changing Product Designs

    In her new book, DesignPOP (Rizzoli), designer and collector Lisa Roberts explores the objects that have changed contemporary product design. Here, she shares the thought process behind her book.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.02.14

  19. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Renovation
    Renovation

    Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Renovation

    We'll discuss the museum's total renovation at Dwell on Design NY.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.03.14

  20. Restaurants and Bars by Brooklyn Studio hOmE
    We Recommend

    Restaurants and Bars by Brooklyn Studio hOmE

    Brooklyn design studio hOmE, run by brothers Evan and Oliver Haslegrave, is the duo behind a number of beloved restaurants, bars, and retail spaces in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Their projects are...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.01.14

  21. Dwell on Design NY Preview: What to Expect at This Weekend's Design Show
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design NY Preview: What to Expect at This Weekend's Design Show

    Dwell on Design NY kicks off Thursday, October 9 at 82Mercer. The three-day event features panel discussions with prominent figures in the architecture and design world, interactive installations,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.08.14

  22. Dwell on Design NY: Day One in Instagrams
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design NY: Day One in Instagrams

    Couldn't make it to the first day of Dwell on Design NY? Experience day one through these Instagrams that captured the day's discussions and installations. The design conversation continues on...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.09.14

  23. Dwell on Design NY: Day Two in Instagrams
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design NY: Day Two in Instagrams

    See highlights from the second day of Dwell on Design NY via Instagram.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.10.14

  24. Place Your Bid Here: Sliding Doors with One-of-a-Kind Mural Up for Auction to Benefit Charity
    Product

    Place Your Bid Here: Sliding Doors with One-of-a-Kind Mural Up for Auction to Benefit Charity

    A stunning, custom set of doors produced by Raydoor in collaboration with acclaimed street artist, George "SEN-One" Morillo, are currently up for auction, with 100% of proceeds benefitting...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.13.14

  25. 11 Products We Love by Norwegian Designers Anderssen & Voll
    Product

    11 Products We Love by Norwegian Designers Anderssen & Voll

    Since they formed their eponymous studio in 2009, Oslo-based designers Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll have made their mark in the furniture and product world, with a streamlined portfolio that...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.06.14

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