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  1. 9 Modern Masterpieces by A. Quincy Jones
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    9 Modern Masterpieces by A. Quincy Jones

    Though he's often lumped in as one of Joseph's Eichler's gang—and we certainly love what Eichler did for the modern tract home—architect A. Quincy Jones is a midcentury lion in his own right. And...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.28.13

  2. Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker
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    Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker

    Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize. The 33rd person to win architecture's top honor, Zumthor, who has built little and eschews the spotlight, is a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.09

  3. On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013: Furniture Fair
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    On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013: Furniture Fair

    Furniture expo Stockholm Furniture Fair is the largest exhibition of Scandinavian design, with 80 percent of the 730 exhibitors being from the Nordic countries. Still, the outlook is international,...

    02.06.13

  4. Panel Interview: America's Embassies
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    Panel Interview: America's Embassies

    Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy design panel "Designing Diplomacy" in Washington DC in May...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.10.09

  5. Dwell Conversations in DC Tonight!
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    Dwell Conversations in DC Tonight!

    Tonight I’ll be hosting the next Dwell Conversation, Designing Diplomacy, a panel discussion on the intersection of design and diplomacy at the Finnish Embassy in Washington DC. As easily one...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.06.09

  6. Passivhaus Institut Announces 2014 Finalists
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    Passivhaus Institut Announces 2014 Finalists

    The Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany, on Friday announced 20 finalists for its 2014 Passive House Awards, singling out houses, office buildings, and other structures designed and built to...

    written by: William Lamb
    03.28.14

  7. Tumblr of the Week: Remash
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    Tumblr of the Week: Remash

    Featuring "architecture and other stuff for the visually inclined," Remash puts forth a selection of photographs culled from blogs like ArchDaily, Designboom, Dezeen, and ArchitectureAU. If your...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.12.13

  8. Day of the Living Wall
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    Day of the Living Wall

    Why limit our oxygen-releasing flora friends to the indoors when you can flank them on buildings of all proportions, thanks to the highly-skilled hands of a botanist? Take a step outside to see six...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.25.13

  9. Today’s Tumblr: Found by National Geographic
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    Today’s Tumblr: Found by National Geographic

    Dwell is a huge fan of Tumblrs for inspiration and pictorial satisfaction. Today, we focus on "Found," a Tumblr created by National Geographic to celebrate their 125th anniversary. Sourced from the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.12.13

  10. Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space
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    Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space

    Shinola brings leather making in-house with a new 12,000-square-foot studio.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.13.14

  11. Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 in Review
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    Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 in Review

    Bongiorno! Our editors have been on the scene at the annual furniture fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, in Milan, Italy. For the past week, we've been vicariously living through their design...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.12.13

  12. Roundup: Best CFL's
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    Roundup: Best CFL's

    We all know that changing out traditional incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents is a huge step towards managing energy consumption. The only problem is that often the light they give...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.28.08

  13. Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti
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    Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, ARCHIVE, a non-profit whose efforts center on the use of housing as a strategy for preventing illness and providing care among...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.12.11

  14. On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013
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    On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013

    In the middle of the cold and dark winter, the Swedes hold their annual Stockholm Design Week, drawing exhibitors and visitors from Europe and other parts of the world. We met with a mix of...

    02.05.13

  15. Palm Springs Modern: Uptown Shopping District
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    Palm Springs Modern: Uptown Shopping District

    For the past three years, thousands of architecture and design enthusiasts from around the world have flocked to Palm Springs for its annual Modernism Week. Running now through February 21, the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.18.09

  16. AIA SF Design Awards 2009
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    AIA SF Design Awards 2009

    San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception. Last week the American Institute of Architect’s San Francisco chapter celebrated the best of...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.11.09

  17. Tramshed 2011 Video Recap
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    Tramshed 2011 Video Recap

    One of the best shows I saw in all of the London Design Festival was Tramshed 2011 in the Shoreditch Design Triangle. I posted a slideshow of what I saw whilst in London, but as is common...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.18.11

  18. Alessi's 2013 Spring and Summer Releases
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    Alessi's 2013 Spring and Summer Releases

    Alessi held a preview of its new wares for spring and summer of 2013 at its San Francisco showroom today. Standouts include a multi-faceted stainless steel centerpiece, condiment servers by...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.08.13

  19. Solar Decathlon 09 Blog
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    Solar Decathlon 09 Blog

    Though I missed it in 2007, I did get to the US Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon in Washington DC in 2005, and wrote about it. It was a wonderful culmination of the latest...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.14.09

  20. Maker Faire 2009
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    Maker Faire 2009

    This weekend the annual Maker Faire is taking place south of San Francisco at the San Mateo County Events Center. Hosted by Make Magazine, the gargantuan event pulls together science geeks, tech...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.31.09

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