We certainly wouldn't recommend decorating in red and green together all year long but at this time of year it's fun to think about. Here we've gathered some great examples of homes that...
One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.
In the second installment of our series on tiny kitchens, we bring you space-savers in New York, Hollywood, Tokyo, and beyond.
No matter how tiny your abode, a proper desk is still attainable. These 10 smart setups make the most of small spaces with big style.
If you're short on kitchen space but big on design, never fear—the following 10 kitchens will help you fill your galley with great, space-saving ideas.
For our first post in a series featuring inspiring, clutter-free rooms, we begin with the space that is arguably the most important to keep clear of all visual noise: the bedroom.
We’d like to congratulate purple—or rather its more showy cousin, orchid—for regaining the spotlight after Pantone’s 2014 color of the year announcement. When it comes to designing with purple, the...
We take a closer look at the renowned British talent’s designs in situ from the pages of Dwell.
Shoji screens are used everywhere from George Nakashima's Reception House to actor Vincent Kartheiser's tiny Hollywood bungalow, and they remain a time-tested way of allowing light in and keeping...
Long considered to be the standard bathroom material, ceramic is no longer boring. New shapes and colors help redefine what was once only basic bisque or beige.
In 1937, as the modern movement in Europe
faced the stifling rise of fascism, the leftist French
Union des Artistes Modernes hosted a pavilion at the Paris World’s Fair that presented, among...
No longer stuck in the ’50s pink- or yellow-tiled rut, today bath fixtures come in a wide variety of materials. For those who enjoy visibility (and Windex), glass is a clear choice.
An easy conduit for hot and cold water alike, metal assumes a multiplicity of contemporary shapes, from globular showerheads to rectilinear radiators.
The same qualities that make plastic so prized by designers—malleability, translucency, vibrancy—also make for one-of-a-kind pieces to place in your bathroom
Wood has been used for centuries to submerge bathing beauties, but most people still think of it only for cabinets, furniture, and floors. A new outpouring of innovative wood-based design, from...
Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.
Swamped by TPS reports? Driven to distraction by your cubicle mate? Don't let office life get you down—instead, look to these examples of modern workplaces to put some pep into your proverbial step.
The next post in our series dedicated to eradicating clutter focuses squarely on the home office, where simple storage and design solutions promise to help you dump those extra papers and think...
Even the tiniest corner or the most awkward wall can become a workspace. May the following integrated desks from projects in our pages inspire you to carve out a quiet space of your own.
Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s...
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.
These clever clerestories usher natural light from above and bathe their rooms in sunlight.
They haven’t always been in design favor, but throw pillows, when done right, can add warmth, color, and texture to a room like nothing else can. Six designers show us how.
Can’t afford to drop $2 million on a Marc Newson Lockheed Lounge? Relax, for to follow is a study of rooms from the pages of Dwell that incorporate a range of designs by the modern industrial master.
We take a journey from San Diego to Brooklyn to Warsaw and beyond to check out the myriad ways to rework a loft space.