One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.
We searched through the Dwell archives to bring you our favorite lists of words you should know from building codes or restaurant jargon.
Combing the Dwell archives for our best, all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern abode.
No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll...
The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...
The American kitchen is a complicated affair.
Joining the Grecian urn, the much-rhapsodized IKEA cabinet finally gets its poetic due as a heroic ode. Anyone who owns a set may verily be inclined to put quill to paper and dash off a few stanzas...
Sustainability may be the buzzword du jour, but how can you tell if a product is as green as it’s cracked up to be?
For years, as the author of books on eco-home design and a founder of two environmental general stores, I’ve been advocating sustainable design to others.
Want to be the next Henry Clay Frick or Isabella Stewart Gardner? Dwell offers some pointers on starting your own collection.
“The act of collecting is about looking, studying, sorting, sifting, concentrating, weighing, and making decisions. It’s a lot of work. I got better at it by being rigorous. I couldn’t buy...
Get your information from curators, professors of contemporary art, critics, and other collectors through your local arts organizations, newspapers, and art schools.
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.
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?