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.
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.
Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s...
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...
Any cachet attached to the potential of space tourism was placed in dire straits when N’Sync heartthrob Lance Bass signed up to hitch a ride on a manned Russian rocket
to the International...
What if you could get a real work of art for as little as $20? And it’s not
a coffeehouse portrait of Neil Young?
The next post in our series dedicated to eradicating clutter focuses squarely on the home office, where simple storage and design solutions promise to help you dump those extra papers and think...
From IKEA-mania and back to the farm, we wonder if the perfect kitchen might be an oxymoron.
From trains to planes, see how travel is inextricably linked to design. Plus is Philippe Starck coming to a Motel 6 near you?
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.
Dare we say "enlightening"? Be it passive or aggressive, find out what solar energy can do for you.
The American Dream, some say, is all about owning a home. Here's how you can live the dream without the picket fence or the mortgage.
The agony and ecstasy of home renovations, featuring case studies, caveats, and true confessions.
We’re surrounded by legions of products, most of them unremittingly lousy. What separates the good from the bad from the ugly? Take out your well-designed pencils for Product Design 101.
Everything you wanted to know about prefab but were afraid to ask! We've tapped the brain behind popular web resource FabPreFab to explain the birds and bees of manufactured housing.
Buried in TPS reports? Somebody take your red stapler? Don't let The Man get you down--our inclusive review of office environments and accessories will have you whistling while you work.
Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.
A brief history of landscape architecture, from Birnbaum to Walter to Coen.
Garden design is only a fraction of the landscaping tradition. Residential or commercial it's a balance fo aesthetics and function that makes for sucess, and we take a look into (and upon) the field.
No matter how cozy your living room or den, the kitchen is usually the heart of a home. Whether you use yours to reenact Iron Chef or simply to zap a TV dinner, you'll find helpful how-tos and...