In this age of iCal, a perpetual desktop or wall calendar makes timekeeping an appealingly tactile pleasure. Just don’t forget to make the manual adjustments!
Design isn't just for adults anymore; the demand for innovative kids' spaces in on the rise. Erica Islas, founder of EMI Interior Design, has been busy creating nursery, kids, and play rooms. We're...
A couple in Israel seizes the rare chance to rehab a 1969 Airstream to experiment with indoor-outdoor, space-efficient living.
In the digital era, we love innovative live-work areas, but we will always champion playing at home, whether it’s a perfectly placed pool, oversized chalkboard wall, or the ultimate pair of bunk beds.
With the kids officially on winter break—how will you fill the time? Here are 10 spaces to inspire a redesign guaranteed to keep your little ones occupied in high style.
Mixing imagination with function, 9 kid-friendly products offer ways to bring some fun into your home.
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a lovely modern second home by architect Christopher Campbell. Hang...
Conceptualized by a Parisian violin maker and handmade of limewood with a water-based finish, the Tidy Books Box allows kids to select books from their covers rather than their spines.
Based in San Francisco, Petit Collage is "an incubator of new ideas, art and illustration for everything modern and children related," says designer and children's book illustrator Lorena...
A coat of chalkboard paint on the wall adds a fun and useful accent to any room in the house, from a spot to scribble in kids' rooms to a keeper of to-do lists in the kitchen.
In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.
Last week, Assistant Editor Jordan Kushins brought you millergoodman's Shapemaker wooden block set.
The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...
While on a trip to Marrakech late last year, Fort Street Studio owners Brad Davis and Janis Provisor came across a cache of boucherouite rugs made by Berber women most likely between the 1950s and...
It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural respect.
In these kid-friendly rooms, design is more than mere child's play.
Though often pushed to the wayside, the rooms belonging to the littlest members of the family need not be ignored. Our editors have combed through the archives to find some favorites from years past.
Don't kid yourself—playing is serious business. Here are six playrooms from our archives that we wouldn't mind pitching a fort in.
With considering the ever-expanding children's market in the modern design realm, the plethora of visitors, tiny people, and exhibitors at The Modern Family Zone at Dwell on Design was not...
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.