Sara Ost was Dwell's Digital Content Director. The founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of EcoSalon.com, she is most passionate about the ways in which design, media, sustainability, and technology are intersecting and evolving culture.
Austin, Texas: Home to food trucks, live music, the first Whole Foods, and annual stomping grounds for the tech set, Austin also happens to have a kicking modern architecture scene. Take a look at some of the homes we've featured in the endearingly weird capital of Texas.
If you haven't yet acquainted yourself with the Tiny House Swoon blog, you're in for an outsized treat. At Dwell, we love showcasing how people around the world are making the most of small spaces, from urban apartments to off-the-grid getaways. (We recently devoted an entire issue to small homes.) Here are a few of our favorites from Tiny House Swoon; check them out!
If you've run out of room on your nightstands, filled every available wall with shelves, and if your floorspace has begun to resemble a domestic fjord of book stacks, consider condensing some of your favorite reads to a more manageable—make that microscopic—single sheet of paper.
The kitchen is undeniably the heart of the modern home. From family-friendly to small space savvy, we curate the best kitchens of Dwell as well as beautiful kitchens from around the design web on our (appropriately named) Kitchens Pinterest board. Follow our kitchen pins and enjoy a quick glance at some of the most popular ones in this slideshow.
More than 10,000 people follow our Pinterest board dedicated to Interior Design. And with our Interiors Issue out on the newsstand now, it's the perfect time to complement your perusal of the magazine with some of our favorite online finds. Here's a roundup of recent pins at a glance; enjoy, and be sure to follow our Interior Design board, too!
Liora Manné is a textile designer who created the patented Lamontage process. The designer incorporates her 3D interlocking fabrication technology into everything from custom wall treatments to home design goods—and is also known for employing heady uses of color. Her products appear everywhere from department and specialty stores to the MoMA Design Store. We recently caught up with Liora to chat about her design process.