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  1. Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern
    Travel Reports

    Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern

    Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she observes a little-known trove of midcentury architecture at Brandeis University near Boston.

    written by: Alexandra Lange
    02.10.14

  2. Modern House Numbers
    Outdoor

    Modern House Numbers

    Like doorknobs, mailboxes, and fencing, house numbers are crucial for broadcasting a home's essential modern-ness. Neutra is a guaranteed winner, font-wise, but consider a few other modern options.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.15.14

  3. 8 Tips for the Modern Thanksgiving Table
    --Make It Yours

    8 Tips for the Modern Thanksgiving Table

    As Thanksgiving approaches at the end of the month, we've got table settings on the brain. Here we've picked four stellar dining rooms from the Dwell archives and supplemented with product picks on...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.12.13

  4. Must-See Modern Beach Houses on Fire Island Tour
    House Tours

    Must-See Modern Beach Houses on Fire Island Tour

    A sneak preview of the modern house tours coming to Fire Island this summer, including the work of architects Horace Gifford, Harry Bates, and Andrew Geller.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.12.13

  5. 6 Iconic Modernist Residences
    House Tours

    6 Iconic Modernist Residences

    What's it like to live inside an iconic house-museum? These impeccably-preserved residences highlight the work of six great modernist architects from the 20th century.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.17.13

  6. 8 Ideas for Designing Breakfast
    Design 101

    8 Ideas for Designing Breakfast

    Breakfast: the most important meal of the day! Here's how to do it right, from architectural dining nooks to gadgets geared towards making your morning pour as painless as possible.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.12.13

  7. Milan Design Week 2014 Recap
    Travel Reports

    Milan Design Week 2014 Recap

    Our editors' picks from Milan's annual design week, including the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fairground and the design districts around town. Check out preview posts (onsite and offsite) as...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.15.14

  8. Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's
    Event Spotlight

    Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's

    This week in New York City, a chance to ogle pieces from Italian designer and Memphis maestro Ettore Sottsass's personal collection, including early prototypes that predate his most influential...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.18.13

  9. Family-Sized Addition for Renovated Austin Bungalow
    Renovation

    Family-Sized Addition for Renovated Austin Bungalow

    Austin architect J.C. Schmeil converted his family's 1935 bungalow into a spacious modern family home on a modest budget and with tons of ingenuity.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.18.13

  10. Shop We Love: Present & Correct
    Shops

    Shop We Love: Present & Correct

    A back to school vibe isn't just for kids. Peruse these modern office sundries courtesy of British design shop Present & Correct.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.18.13

  11. Shop the Vintage Braun Catalog from Your Web Browser
    Shops

    Shop the Vintage Braun Catalog from Your Web Browser

    A unique online shop that sells only Dieter Rams designs for Braun and Vitsœ, plus vintage Braun electronics issued between 1955 and 1995.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.01.13

  12. Toronto's 10 Top Homes
    House Tours

    Toronto's 10 Top Homes

    Toronto: largest city in Canada, capital of Ontario, and seat of multiculturalism in our neighbor to the north. (It's also currently host to the most active construction cranes in North America!)...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.15.13

  13. Cheat Sheet: The Modern Kitchen
    Product Reviews

    Cheat Sheet: The Modern Kitchen

    From experts' picks on dish racks and cutlery to advice on building your dream kitchen, Dwell keeps the home fires burning with this handy cheat sheet.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.10.13

  14. Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto
    Shops

    Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto

    Toronto's Mjölk gallery commissions Italian designer Luca Nichetto for a restrained, elegant coffee set made of ceramic and wood.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.16.14

  15. Tour Modern, Colorful Design Files Show House in Sydney
    House Tours

    Tour Modern, Colorful Design Files Show House in Sydney

    We get a peek at the color-happy, Lucy Feagins-designed The Design Files Open House in Sydney, Australia.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.06.13

  16. Chat with Jasper Conran of The (New) Conran Shop
    Shops

    Chat with Jasper Conran of The (New) Conran Shop

    The Conran Shop's new look for its reopened Marylebone store in London; plus, a chat with Terence Conran's son Jasper, recently anointed head of the company.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Paul Raeside
    05.31.13

  17. Mod Storage Accessories from Nomess Copenhagen
    Product

    Mod Storage Accessories from Nomess Copenhagen

    Stack it, store it, fold it, and hang it all with yet another Scandinavian design company we love. Nomess Copenhagen specializes in easy-on-the-eyes storage solutions, and here are just a few that...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.07.13

  18. A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs
    A Great Idea

    A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs

    For centuries, the Japanese have enjoyed a relaxing ritual of steaming in neck-high water at the end of each day. Like other aspects of Japanese design, this simple yet harmonious custom has become...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.26.13

  19. 6 Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Updates
    Renovation

    6 Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Updates

    If you're lucky enough to own a home with "Neutra bones," here are six examples of how to update the mid-century feel for modern living.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.15.13

  20. Shopping Mass Modern Auction at Wright
    Product

    Shopping Mass Modern Auction at Wright

    Chicago-based auction house Wright is well-regarded for its 20th-century furniture sales—and for discoveries of underrated modern craft. We've rounded up our top ten picks from the 2014 Mass Modern...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.25.14

  21. Renovating to Maximize Light
    House Tours

    Renovating to Maximize Light

    Who doesn't want a little more light in their lives? In these eight projects we explore the power of illumination, from a modernist skylight in Harlem to concrete-clad funnels that mitigate the...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.25.13

  22. Stealthy Modern Cabin in Ontario
    House Tours

    Stealthy Modern Cabin in Ontario

    Toronto architecture firm superkül applies creative green thinking and a Canadian love of timber to an affordable modern cabin in the woods.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Shai Gil
    12.04.13

  23. Behind the Scenes: Finnish Designer Yrjo Kukkapuro at Home
    House Tours

    Behind the Scenes: Finnish Designer Yrjo Kukkapuro at Home

    A look behind the scenes at the making of Dwell's June 2014 feature story on the home and studio of Finnish designer Yrjö Kukkapuro, who is now collaborating with Artek to produce his midcentury...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.11.14

  24. Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes
    Houses We Love

    Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes

    Dwell's aesthetic has been summed up by a few aesthetic traits: flat roofs, glass walls, and wood slats. While that isn't always the case, we do appreciate louvered facades for how they help...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.11.13

  25. A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi
    Rewind

    A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi

    Happy birthday, Lina Bo Bardi! The influential modernist architect would have turned 99 this week, so we celebrate her anniversary with a look at Yale University Press's new monograph of her work.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.06.13

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