We certainly wouldn't recommend decorating in red and green together all year long but at this time of year it's fun to think about. Here we've gathered some great examples of homes that...
No matter how tiny your abode, a proper desk is still attainable. These 10 smart setups make the most of small spaces with big style.
For our first post in a series featuring inspiring, clutter-free rooms, we begin with the space that is arguably the most important to keep clear of all visual noise: the bedroom.
We’d like to congratulate purple—or rather its more showy cousin, orchid—for regaining the spotlight after Pantone’s 2014 color of the year announcement. When it comes to designing with purple, the...
Shoji screens are used everywhere from George Nakashima's Reception House to actor Vincent Kartheiser's tiny Hollywood bungalow, and they remain a time-tested way of allowing light in and keeping...
Which comes first, the movement or the manifesto? From Arts and Crafts to eco-design, a 7-step guide to design movements.
Contemplating the proverbial "throne" the world over, Virginia Gardiner wonders why modernism hasn't caught on the to the john. Also bathroom swag on parade.
Long considered to be the standard bathroom material, ceramic is no longer boring. New shapes and colors help redefine what was once only basic bisque or beige.
An easy conduit for hot and cold water alike, metal assumes a multiplicity of contemporary shapes, from globular showerheads to rectilinear radiators.
The same qualities that make plastic so prized by designers—malleability, translucency, vibrancy—also make for one-of-a-kind pieces to place in your bathroom
Wood has been used for centuries to submerge bathing beauties, but most people still think of it only for cabinets, furniture, and floors. A new outpouring of innovative wood-based design, from...
Dwell explores the variegated use of color in our world, from industry to emotion.
Demystifying design-build: Where does design stop and building begin? Plus, tools of the trade.
Remember how the Predator had skin that made him invisible? That was cool. But these high-tech materials might be even cooler.
You—yes, YOU—can buy (or sell) your own home. Here's how.
Work is work, but working from home is better, especially if you have the right setup.
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...
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.
A brief history of landscape architecture, from Birnbaum to Walter to Coen.
Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.