An undulating wall made from over 40,000 dowels adds a dose of awe to a Massachusetts loft.
Every collection has to start somewhere, and for Lisa Congdon, it began with a dish. Nearly ten years ago, the San Francisco–based artist (and co-owner of local design shop Rare Device)...
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small wonder.
I just got back from a week in New York City, reporting a handful of stories for Dwell (we're featuring many amazing projects in 2011... stay tuned!). I'll be posting a slideshow of my adventures...
Jeff and Larissa Sand cut their commute down to a few flights of stairs when they moved their industrial design studio, architecture office, and metalwork shop into the first two floors of their...
While in New York City last month, I spent a night at the new W New York hotel, downtown in Wall Street. Like all W's, this one was peppered with self-consciously 'cool' design-y touches, some of...
When Jeff Taylor and Alex Miller designed the Pull House in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, they took “form follows function” one step further: Form describes function.
The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.
Sometimes the pursuit of a simple accessory can result in a surprising upshot. Margaret Oomen was well into the process of reappropriating a portion of her dining room for use as a creative studio,...
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from bustling Mumbai.
In a London house that’s flooded with light, a spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor.
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.
What’s the best way to warm a small studio? Ekaterina Voronova opted for a compact wood-burning stove to keep her space cozy.
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of DIY design.
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
Flash back to the 1970s for visionary Italian designer Joe Colombo’s Living Center, a mod take on a casual soirée.
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.
Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.