Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part retreat and part public stage.
One of our 2014 Young Guns, Canadian design duo Knauf & Brown share their recently debuted Standard Collection.
Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.
Brooklyn–based designer and illustrator Mark McGinnis has created an exclusive collection of framed prints for the Dwell Store. Called the Menagerie Collection, the series captures flora and fauna...
Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
As these five projects prove, a modern deck or porch can play many creative roles—as a play space, hangout spot, dining area, and more.
Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.
Italian cooktop and cookware company Bialetti is best known for its Moka Express stovetop espresso maker. It has, however, been bolstering its line of pots and pans over the recent years. Among its...
For the holiday season, we've collected a handful of gifts tailored for the discerning and dapper gent: caps to block out the cold of winter, architect-designed cufflinks, and more.
These designers believe that dining out definitely shouldn’t make you feel like you’re staying in.
A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that celebrates clean design and serene space.
In honor of our family themed July/August issue, we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog Playscapes, to share her perspective on some of the most innovative contemporary...
Derived from a descriptive term used by Le Corbusier, béton brut (raw concrete), Brutalist architecture is an offshoot of modernism that trades the spatial poetry of steel and glass for grounded,...
Thanks to an earth-moving renovation, a hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges becomes a place for play and repose.
Dwell editors arrived at Maison&Objet in Paris on Friday to survey the scene. We met with British designer Bethan Gray, said hello to Inga Sempé and Ronan Bourellec at the Ligne Roset showroom in...
Scroll down for a look at some of our favorite design and architecture finds from the past week.
The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has another nuisance on the loose. It is the load-bearing truck, carrying a quaint...
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the coupled concerns of population growth and resource depletion might be considered the parents of energy innovation.
Countercultural architect Paolo Soleri looked beyond the bounds of four walls and a roof to orchestrate his vision for comprehensive ecological design.