An experiential alternative to staid brick-and-mortar stores, pop-up shops are like the food trucks of retail—nimble, creative, and fleeting. Pioneered by L.A. marketing firm Vacant at the turn of...
Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.
The results of the American Institute of Architects' 11th annual Small Project Awards are in—and Dwell has the scoop on the smartest spaces under 1,000 square feet.
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
In the Windy City, a custom walnut slide offers a playful way for a small family of four to glide down to the basement.
If a building appears to be on its last leg, think twice before tearing it down. Preserving old fragments in a modern home can result in an eclectic mix of old and new.
When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging.
Whether they’re fabricating a dining chair, designing a line for West Elm, or building out a kitchen, Amy and Brandon Phillips find ways to reveal the unique histories and characteristics of the...
Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her own one-off art...
Recent Parsons School of Design graduates Shaun Kasperbauer, Isaac Friedman-Heiman, and Luft Tanaka (from left) are the founding members of the design collective Souda (a Japanese word pronounced ...
Whether it’s the real deal or merely a facsimile, marble is both cutting-edge and classic. Here are seven pieces straight from the quarry, from small tabletop pieces to statement-making furniture.
It was love at first sight for Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros and her husband, Ginés Gorriz: When they stepped into the century-old apartment that would become their home, they were so smitten they...
Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.
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...
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
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.