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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Reopens After a $4.3 Million Restoration

We have oil heiress Aline Barnsdall to thank for bringing Frank Lloyd Wright to Los Angeles to design and build Hollyhock House, completed in 1921. Barnsdall’s 5,000-square-foot home and adjoining theater campus, which she donated to the city of Los Angeles in 1927, is the first of many iconic Wright projects. Some consider Hollyhock House to be the representational foundation of California modernism, although Wright simply referred to it as California Romanza, to reflect the musical symbolism of having the “freedom to make one’s own form.”
February 19, 2015
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Your Next Car Might Literally Be Made of Money

Tomato fiber, retired currency, and used cigarette filters are just a few of the things researchers are thinking about when they're developing greener materials. Delve into the material science behind automotive design.
February 19, 2015
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5 Designers’ Own Homes

These sublime projects prove that industry professionals can do very well by their toughest clients: themselves.
February 18, 2015
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In China, a Library Doubles as an Earthquake Memorial

In Yunnan Province, a library and community center is a cornerstone of a rebuilding effort.
February 18, 2015
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Amazing House is Half Historic and Half Modern

A historic home in Phoenix steps into the 21st century.
February 18, 2015
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Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient. Read excerpts from Dwell's interview with principal Joel Turkel below, and click through the slideshow for a glimpse at the Axiom homes. Interested in learning more about the Axiom/Dwell Prefab series by Turkel Design? Visit our webinar page for upcoming free online webinar dates.
February 18, 2015
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7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon

Known for its down-home rusticity, the American South is also home to some impressively modern residences. Here are a few of our favorites.
February 18, 2015
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Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes

Balmy and suburban, California is practically founded on the promise of an indoor-outdoor existence. Like Scandinavian cabins or Brooklyn brownstones, the breezy bungalow is the Sunshine State's residential calling card. Here are a few of our favorite examples.
February 18, 2015
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This Just In: Explore New Arrivals at the Dwell Store

Discover new arrivals at the Dwell Store, including clever organizing accessories, stunning pendant lights, and colorful home accents. Explore six of our favorite designs here, and be sure to check out the complete collection at the Dwell Store.
February 18, 2015
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