With fall upon us and a distinct nip in the air, there is no better time to snuggle up by the fire in a rustic—but still very modern—cottage. Here are seven that will help you throw out your old notions of what a cottage should be.
German industrial designer Dieter Rams is a legend, and for good reason, thanks to his rational, less-is-more philosophy on design. Here, take a look at everything Rams from products to interviews to exhibitions.
Not for the feint of heart, but for the green of thumb: A living wall is a vibrant way to celebrate nature in tandem with architecture. Peek through our archives for another look at living walls and vertical gardens.
Nautical influences run deep in modern design, from the blue-and-white color palette to spatial organization. One maritime element that's cropped up on occasion is the porthole—a creative alternative to boxy windows that seem square in comparison. We're on board with this architectural detail.
It's no secret that Dwell has a special affinity for Heath Ceramics. We've long loved the renowned midcentury pottery manufacturer and have covered their creations many times in the past, such as when they introduced the 'cool lava' glaze and their seasonal summer offerings. Now, Heath has released a new seasonal Winter collection that we positively love. In their own words "A crisp, frosty winter day. Warm hues meet a powdery snow."
San Francisco–based co-working outfit Makeshift Society has its sights set on a Brooklyn outpost. By donating to a Kickstarter campaign, you can help make the new space, to be at 55 Hope street in Williamsburg, get up and running. "Makeshift is a place for someone to take their creative passion and turn it into reality," says Rena Tom, the organization's founder. "We gather the space, tools, services and a community of people who inspire and encourage you to make shift happen." We sent a few questions to Rena about the forthcoming location's design spearheaded by Dash Marshall.