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  1. Jens Risom

    Jens Risom

    In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island. Now some 45 years later, the prefab cottage still exists to...

    11.19.12

  2. The Bathroom Reinvented: Hyphae

    The Bathroom Reinvented: Hyphae

    Ecologist Brent Bucknum, principal of Hyphae Design Lab in Oakland, California, shares the ABC's of re-routing a home's waste water (greywater) to sustainably irrigate gardens and other green...

    07.22.09

  3. The Intelligent Kitchen: The e-House

    The Intelligent Kitchen: The e-House

    At his upstate New York home, known as the e-House, architect Michael McDonough is conducting an ongoing experiment in ecological awareness. In this video Michael takes us on a tour of his kitchen,...

    02.26.09

  4. The Full Spectrum: Herman Miller

    The Full Spectrum: Herman Miller

    In the final installment of our video series on color theory, senior editor Aaron Britt heads to Zeeland, Michigan, to tour Herman Miller's headquarters and get the skinny on color and material...

    09.13.10

  5. Design Icon: Michael Graves

    Design Icon: Michael Graves

    Dwell visits renowned architect and designer Michael Graves at his home in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss his thoughts on his career, his practice, and universal design.

    04.12.12

  6. Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    We spoke one-on-one with industrial design pioneer Dieter Rams at a retrospective of his work now on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In his 40 years at the German company Braun,...

    11.07.11

  7. As You Light It: Leni Schwendinger

    As You Light It: Leni Schwendinger

    In our second installment of our series on lighting design we venture to Manhattan to see "lighting urbanist" Leni Schwendinger. From the terminals of Port Authority to the brights lights of Time...

    12.03.10

  8. The Wabi House

    The Wabi House

    Go behind the scenes of the photo shoot for "The Hidden Fortress," a feature story in our September 2011 issue that covers the Wabi House, a Japanese-inspired design in Carlsbad, California, by...

    08.03.11

  9. Video: Emerging Designer: Louise Campbell

    Video: Emerging Designer: Louise Campbell

    The Danish designer Louise Campbell has animated Royal Copenhagen and other traditional brands with a playful, experimental spirit.

    02.15.09

  10. The Intelligent Kitchen: Dr. Vijay Battu

    The Intelligent Kitchen: Dr. Vijay Battu

    Dr. Vijay Battu gives us a tour of his elegant Manhattan apartment, extolls the virtues of open space in kitchens, and performs an impromptu living room concert. Along the way we learn about...

    02.26.09

  11. Bold Color, Small Space: Yelo Spa

    Bold Color, Small Space: Yelo Spa

    At Yelo Spa in Manhattan, a saturated palette of therapeutic hues sets the stage for holistic relaxation and redefines the notion of a power nap.

    09.17.09

  12. The Future of Play

    The Future of Play

    For an article on the future of playground design, appearing in the December/January 2009 "Future" issue, artists Mike Perry and Jim Stoten not only collaborated on the illustration that...

    11.30.09

  13. Universal Design: Public Restrooms

    Universal Design: Public Restrooms

    In the first video of a two-part series, New York–based firm Smart Design examines the intersection between Universal Design principles and the limitations of public bathrooms.

    01.27.10

  14. As You Light It: Roll & Hill

    As You Light It: Roll & Hill

    For our third and last installment of our series on lighting design, we trek to Brooklyn for a round table discussion about the power of illumination with the creative minds behind Roll & Hill.

    12.31.10

  15. Dwell on Design 2011

    Dwell on Design 2011

    Join us behind the scenes of Dwell on Design where 21,000 attendees gathered at the Los Angeles Convention center to discover the latest innovations in modern design.

    10.05.11

  16. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Three

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Three

    Using Le Corbusier's 1931 classic, Polychromie Architecturale, as her inspiration, Dwell founder Lara Deam presents her third custom-created color palette using hues from Ralph Lauren Paint.

    10.14.09

  17. The Intelligent Kitchen: Francine Besselaar

    The Intelligent Kitchen: Francine Besselaar

    A Manhattan transplant, architect Francine Besselaar and her partner Canan Akyuz, built her Princeton, New Jersey, home to showcase open, airy spaces and a kitchen that fosters conversation.

    01.08.09

  18. Design Leader: Adam Kalkin

    Design Leader: Adam Kalkin

    At a time when many architects are content to peddle a pat routine, Adam Kalkin is a truly original thinker. His work is industrial grit mixed with poetic touches and a dash of performance art.

    02.26.09

  19. Video: Emerging Designer: Jason Miller

    Video: Emerging Designer: Jason Miller

    The first subject in our emerging designers series, Jason Miller draws on threadbare bits of Americana, serving up something entirely new with a sly, subversive spin.

    02.26.09

  20. Design Leader: Ken Isaacs

    Design Leader: Ken Isaacs

    As part of our Design Leaders video series, architect Ken Isaacs reflects on the innovative projects that defined his career, from the Shoebox House to the Knowledge Box.

    02.26.09

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