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15 Years Already? Dwell Founder Lara Deam Discusses Dwell's Exciting Future
Dwell’s founder shares her thoughts on celebrating the magazine’s anniversary by reflecting on the very first issue.
September 27, 2015
A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist
British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially streamline our lives.
July 18, 2015
A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus
A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
June 21, 2015
16 Funky Facades
These exteriors put the fun in functional.
June 15, 2015
Longtime American Manufacturer Gets Literal with a Metal Map of the United States
A family-owned metal screen fabricator in Portland, Oregon, proudly displays its bona fides in a graphic map.
April 15, 2015
A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives
George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
March 22, 2015
Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
December 12, 2014
Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.
December 10, 2014
Inviting Kitchen Built on a Tight Budget
In Austin, Texas, architect Sean Guess forges an inventive industrial kitchen for a cost-conscious couple.
October 24, 2014
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