Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes. When it comes to Danish design domination, the unrivaled champ is undoubtedly the almighty plastic brick—Lego.
I just got back from a week in New York City, reporting a handful of stories for Dwell (we're featuring many amazing projects in 2011... stay tuned!). I'll be posting a slideshow of my adventures...
When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn for Ricky Kenig, the owner of the New York City's ubiquitous Ricky's NYC stores, and his...
Enlisted to renovate an apartment in Manhattan's East Village, architects Melissa Baker and Jon Handley, partners at the firm pulltab design, took inspiration from the city's plethora of...
The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.
The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form. A New York story of creativity born from hardscrabble circumstance, the project grew out of the joint imagination of...
In a London house that’s flooded with light, a spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor.
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.
What’s the best way to warm a small studio? Ekaterina Voronova opted for a compact wood-burning stove to keep her space cozy.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.
In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a clever design workaround makes a dining table disappear after supper.
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of DIY design.
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.
From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small wonder.
An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s legacy.
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
Every collection has to start somewhere, and for Lisa Congdon, it began with a dish. Nearly ten years ago, the San Francisco–based artist (and co-owner of local design shop Rare Device)...
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from bustling Mumbai.