With less stuff, you’ll need fewer square feet to jam it into. But how small is too small?
Creatively separating your functional needs is a key component of Good Small Design—it’s all about overlap, nesting, and double duty.
Daylight is the lifeblood of a Good Small Space. Start the process of getting the light right by better understanding the nature of the light-emitting gas ball that we call the sun.
The final step in the creation of a Good Small Space involves its connection to the 2.5 zillion square feet that exist outside your 900.1
For the first time since 1975, designer Milton Glaser's graphic, Pop-colored mural encircling the base of the Minton-Capehart Federal Building in Indianapolis has been restored. Documentary...
We searched through the Dwell archives to bring you our favorite lists of words you should know from building codes or restaurant jargon.
Combing the Dwell archives for our best, all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern abode.
From meeting the designer behind your old college Dylan poster to an introduction to high-end art collecting, Dwell shares a few of our favorite articles on art and art collecting.
Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known...
They haven’t always been in design favor, but throw pillows, when done right, can add warmth, color, and texture to a room like nothing else can. Six designers show us how.
You might have come to know and love Dwell through the stunning modern homes featured throughout the magazine's 12-year history but interspersed between the interiors stories and idea books are...
Swamped by TPS reports? Driven to distraction by your cubicle mate? Don't let office life get you down—instead, look to these examples of modern workplaces to put some pep into your proverbial step.
“Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous...
We can learn a thing or two from foodies about kitchen design, as the following modern Dwell kitchen-centric homes—the stuff that culinary dreams are made of—so elegantly prove.
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful, fantastic
Finding the perfect home sometimes means creating it. Renovation can require as much effort in the planning as in the execution so you’ll need some patience—and you should arm yourself...
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...
Doing something unique can increase a home’s resale value.
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...
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.