A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.
Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.
At Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, 2014, professional architects, interior designers, and landscape designers will be on hand to offer expert consultations. Click through the slideshow...
From architecture to industrial design, we round up stories hearkening from the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland.
From a striking catwalk to a glass-walled skybridge, we cover walkways and platforms the span great divides.
Footbridges can join an older structures to a new additions, or close a gulf between a house and the street. And when good design is part of the mix, they can add a decorative touch. Following this...
The story behind the iconic table that almost wasn't.
We take a look back at Eero Saarinen's iconic design—and one of his last.
At Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, a variety of onstage talks will explore an expanded notion of design that includes users of all abilities. Click through the slideshow for a preview...
Professionals examine solutions for the needs of all people in this onstage discussion at Dwell on Design NY.
NYCxDesign wasn't the only event on the New York cultural calendar this past weekend. The Frieze Art Fair New York also offered plenty for design lovers to discover.
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.