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  1. Material Focus: Brick
    A Great Idea

    Material Focus: Brick

    The materials most closely associated with modernism are steel and concrete but the building block of the ages is—and will likely remain—brick. Used as early as 7500 BC, the material now crops up...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.17.13

  2. A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home
    House Tours

    A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home

    Modernism's crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture's gingerbread house–like flourishes. But in the North Carolina residence belonging to a musician...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Raymond Goodman
    10.17.13

  3. Shop Talk: 7 New Pieces from Totokaelo Art—Object
    Product

    Shop Talk: 7 New Pieces from Totokaelo Art—Object

    Dwell revisits Totokaelo Art—Object, a curated, minimalist boutique which houses an array of cultured products and materials. The effortless presentation reflects the intricate hand-selected pieces...

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.16.13

  4. A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1
    Product Reviews

    A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1

    It may seem early given that we haven't even been trick-or-treating yet but believe it or not the time has come to start thinking about the holidays. The season can really sneak up on you! We know...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.16.13

  5. 7 Small Spaces for the Adventurous Traveler
    Travel Reports

    7 Small Spaces for the Adventurous Traveler

    On a budget? Want to travel? Looking for adventure? Look no further than these small spaces. From Iceland to Mexico, these destinations are modern, chic, and amazingly affordable.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.16.13

  6. Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home
    How To

    Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home

    Ipe, commonly known as Brazilian walnut, is a South American hardwood that is three times harder than cedar, has the same fire rating as concrete and steel, and is resistant to humidity and mildew....

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.16.13

  7. 6 Homes Fit for Chefs
    Design 101

    6 Homes Fit for Chefs

    We can learn a thing or two from foodies about kitchen design, as the following modern Dwell kitchen-centric homes—the stuff that culinary dreams are made of—so elegantly prove.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.15.13

  8. 7 Light Fixtures We Love
    Houses We Love

    7 Light Fixtures We Love

    From glass blown pendants to contemporary chandeliers, take a look at these 7 homes to see how they have customized their space with outstanding overhead lighting.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.15.13

  9. Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC
    Post

    Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC

    In light of the government shutdown there has been a lot of negativity swirling around Washington DC. While the shutdown and threat of a crippled economy are very serious topics, Washington DC...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.15.13

  10. 7 Creative Wallcoverings
    A Great Idea

    7 Creative Wallcoverings

    An aptly placed pattern does a modern interior good. Spy seven of our favorite wallcoverings in the following slideshow.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.15.13

  11. A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
    In The Modern World

    A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco

    In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has made a pair of unique outdoor living spaces—one low and one high.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Ike Edeani
    10.15.13

  12. Luxurious Bedding by Area Home
    Product Reviews

    Luxurious Bedding by Area Home

    Nothing feels better than new luxurious bedding to crawl into and cuddle up after a long day. Treat yourself to an updated and cozy addition to your bedding rotation with these fresh picks from...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.14.13

  13. 7 Carefully Curated Interiors
    Houses We Love

    7 Carefully Curated Interiors

    Aesthetically pleasing and fruitful, these 7 interiors have been thoughtfully pieced to perfection.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.14.13

  14. 8 Ways to Creatively Insulate Your Home
    Green

    8 Ways to Creatively Insulate Your Home

    Take the sting out of the colder months with smart, green insulation. Think beyond non-sustainable pink-fiberglass rolls and, with the help of the following homes from the pages of Dwell—start...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.14.13

  15. 7 Table Lamps We Love
    Product Reviews

    7 Table Lamps We Love

    If you're squinting as you read this post, it might be time for a new table lamp. Here are 7 options to light up your space.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.14.13

  16. Rewind: 7 Great Designs from the Past
    Rewind

    Rewind: 7 Great Designs from the Past

    From Breuer's dorm furniture to a forgotten mid-century airport in Newfoundland, we draw from the Dwell archives of oldie but goodie design content.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.14.13

  17. 10 Noteworthy Sustainable Homes
    Green

    10 Noteworthy Sustainable Homes

    From solar power and recycled materials to thermal energy and rooftop gardens, these 10 homes are both inspiring and functional models for sustainable living.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.14.13

  18. Porches We Love Around The World
    Houses We Love

    Porches We Love Around The World

    As previously looked at in Porches Across America, Dwell takes a second glance at 7 flawless entryways around the world.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.14.13

  19. Incredible Island Houses Part Two
    Houses We Love

    Incredible Island Houses Part Two

    Part 2 of our journey to cool houses on the islands of the world takes us to places both expected (Hawaii) and unexpected (a tiny, sunny island off Southern California; a snowy one off the coast of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.13.13

  20. Incredible Island Houses Part One
    Houses We Love

    Incredible Island Houses Part One

    Islands provide their inhabitants with a sense of peace, and their architects with a set of real challenges, from rough topography to sites reachable only by boat. See how the two merge beautifully...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.12.13

  21. 7 Modern Homes in Texas
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Homes in Texas

    Despite its “everything’s bigger” credo, Texas is a hotbed for reasonably sized—small even—buildings. To follow, seven homes that show the Lone Star state’s modern side.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.11.13

  22. Design Tips for Privacy: Helpful Products Part Two
    In The Modern World

    Design Tips for Privacy: Helpful Products Part Two

    From a lightweight synthetic curtain to a recycled modular nomad system, here are five more pieces of furniture that will guarantee privacy.

    10.11.13

  23. Week In Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.11.13

  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. 6 Historic Furniture Collaborations
    Rewind

    6 Historic Furniture Collaborations

    Collaborations between academic institutions and design greats have exposed students around the world to masterful lessons in furniture. Get schooled on some of the smartest partnerships from the...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    10.11.13

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