Which comes first, the movement or the manifesto? From Arts and Crafts to eco-design, a 7-step guide to design movements.
From IKEA-mania and back to the farm, we wonder if the perfect kitchen might be an oxymoron.
You—yes, YOU—can buy (or sell) your own home. Here's how.
Even for sustainability's greatest proponents, going green isn't necessarily a walk in the park. Dwell explores what it takes to be truly environmental.
From the Aquastar to zero-energy homes, we present an A-to-Z guide of green power tips and home energy savings.
Dare we say "enlightening"? Be it passive or aggressive, find out what solar energy can do for you.
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful, fantastic
Doing something unique can increase a home’s resale value.
Designer Francois Lévy and his wife, Julie, bought an abandoned 1904 train depot and transported it 50 miles to an inner-city lot
in Austin, Texas.
The agony and ecstasy of home renovations, featuring case studies, caveats, and true confessions.
A brief history of landscape architecture, from Birnbaum to Walter to Coen.
Demystifying design-build: Where does design stop and building begin? Plus, tools of the trade.
An increasing number of contributors to our ever-expanding built world are referring to their practices as design-build. That means that the same minds and hands do both the designing and the...
How does design-build affect the project? the process? the client? Here, the principals of five thriving design-build firms weigh in
Design-build practices invest considerable time in setting up shop and tremendous capital in tools. Three basic categories of shop work dominate almost every project: cutting, assembly, and...
Work is work, but working from home is better, especially if you have the right setup.
By conceptually dividing your home into zones, you can analyze each of its functions in turn. From there, you can develop strategies to understand how you actually live inside these zones—...
Modern air travel is about far more than merely making it from point A to point B. The journey is the destination, and we take a look at airport design and how terminals are evolving: which...
As anyone who has been to Peru,
or Bali, or Timbuktu can tell you, travel is not merely the experience of going
somewhere. Travel design must convey a complex message: of place, of pleasure, of...
From trains to planes, see how travel is inextricably linked to design. Plus is Philippe Starck coming to a Motel 6 near you?