You know his beats. How about his blogs? World-famous DJ and full-time bald alien, Moby, moonlights as an architecture blogger, cataloging the buildings of Los Angeles in all their "strange and beautiful" glory on his appropriately named blog, moby los angeles architecture. Here, we share a video of his thoughts on Los Angeles architecture presented in collaboration with Pacific Standard Time.
Did you know? We've recently launched a national partnership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Throughout 2013, look to Dwell and ASID to bring you loads of interior design advice and ideas. This week, we asked 18 members, accomplished interior designers all, to weigh in on some of the most common design mistakes people make—and how to avoid making them!
Cantilevering is a frequent and defining feature of modernist architecture, perhaps most famously exemplified by Frank Lloyd Wright's 1935 masterpiece, Fallingwater. The following examples of homes with cantilevered design are selected as much for their power to stimulate the eye and mind as they are for their problem-solving functionality. Now that's modern.
Renovations offer accessible inspiration. After all, most folk don't tend to find themselves in circumstances where they are starting from scratch. Rather, it's that crumbling old flat in need of new plumbing or a sagging family cabin gone into disrepair that most frequently present the opportunity for revitalization. Good renovations are compelling for nearly everyone, and here, we share a diverse selection of stories ranging from a London house made wheelchair-friendly, to an historic 1790 home in the countryside brought gently up to date.
We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. Dwell will be covering the Institute's Product Innovation Challenge in 2013 here at dwell.com, and will further be participating as a judge this fall.
When done right, open kitchen shelving is a storage approach that's both visually attractive and highly functional—favorite pieces and tools are elevated to display status, and everything is within easy reach. When done wrong, an open storage plan can quickly make for a cluttered mess. The trick is all in the clever use of space. Here, six kitchens with open shelving solutions that work.