Professionals examine solutions for the needs of all people in this onstage discussion at Dwell on Design NY.
This week, we traveled to Amsterdam to check in with a few design voices from studios large and small. And while two days isn't nearly enough time to explore all that the Dutch design scene has to...
Architecture in San Diego—from newly built homes to modern classics like Kahn's Salk Institute—blends tradition and innovation in an exciting new way.
The best part of traveling is rarely the hotel. Sure, you'll suffer a tatty travelers flop if it means an extra day wandering the streets of Seoul, but in the main, hotel stays, and hotel decor,...
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.
Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents Modernism’s playful side in bloom. His iconic buildings, from the Gateway Arch...
Without any architecture training, Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte Perriand turned lofty ideals into revolutionary living spaces. Her...
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.
Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the footnotes of design history, is finally getting the deserved recognition as one of the pioneers of mid-century modernism in both Sweden and California.
One of the most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th century, Japanese-American designer and sculptor Isamu Noguchi fashioned a future of organic shapes and clean lines, an elegant fusion of trends...
The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.
Julius Shulman was a famous American photographer known for his residential photography of modernist residences in midcentury Southern California.
A look back at the iconic modernist buildings designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
We highlight Italian architect Renzo Piano, winner of the Pritzker Prize and one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
Industrial designer Russel Wright helped define American postwar living through his tableware, books, and furniture.
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture design. Best-known as the founder of the German art school...