The designers at Kansas City–based El Dorado believe they are improving on the conventional architect-contractor relationship by cultivating a more collaborative spirit among client,...
James Cahn is a 25-year-old Chicago-based emerging collector and financial consultant. He collects with his partner Jeremiah Collatz, art advisor at Dirk Denison Architects.
In 1937, as the modern movement in Europe
faced the stifling rise of fascism, the leftist French
Union des Artistes Modernes hosted a pavilion at the Paris World’s Fair that presented, among...
Contemplating the proverbial "throne" the world over, Virginia Gardiner wonders why modernism hasn't caught on the to the john. Also bathroom swag on parade.
The agony and ecstasy of home renovations, featuring case studies, caveats, and true confessions.
Designer Francois Lévy and his wife, Julie, bought an abandoned 1904 train depot and transported it 50 miles to an inner-city lot
in Austin, Texas.
The most intensely used rooms in the house depend on good plumbing, ventilation,
and electrical systems, and contain the highest number of fixtures per square
foot—all of which makes...
Doing something unique can increase a home’s resale value.
The husband-and-wife architecture team Halpert & Ruiz know that if a house’s face
is pretty from the outside and views are good from within, as a landlord you will have an easier time...
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful, fantastic
Dare we say "enlightening"? Be it passive or aggressive, find out what solar energy can do for you.
Ever wanted to be a designer? One of the biggest parts of the job is working with your manufacturer to turn a concept into a real product. Dwell asked several designers to share their favorite...
Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.
From the Aquastar to zero-energy homes, we present an A-to-Z guide of green power tips and home energy savings.
Dwell explores the variegated use of color in our world, from industry to emotion.
Remember how the Predator had skin that made him invisible? That was cool. But these high-tech materials might be even cooler.
You—yes, YOU—can buy (or sell) your own home. Here's how.
From IKEA-mania and back to the farm, we wonder if the perfect kitchen might be an oxymoron.