AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards
What's the secret recipe for an unforgettable dining experience? The Restaurant Design Awards will showcase the winning...
AIA|LA Restaurant Design Awards at Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design will once again roll out the red carpet for the 9th Annual AIA Los Angeles Restaurant Design Awards, to be held...
AIA|LA Announces Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...
What to Expect from the 2017 Universal Design Conference
Experts in inclusive design gather in New York.
AIA SF Design Awards 2009
San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception.
Italian Design: La Mappa
You know where your Parmesan cheese comes from: Parma.
2014 AIA-Maine Design Award Winner
Elegant Railing System Seamlessly Connects Indoor/Outdoor Living at Award-Winning Island Retreat, Carol A. Wilson...
A Cute Mom-and-Pop Shop in L.A. Showcases the Latest Japanese Design
Tortoise General Store stocks a specialized inventory imported from Japan.
Paul Goldberger at AIA SF
Last week I had lunch at the AIA San Francisco to hear New Yorker architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss his new book Why...
Greenbuild Conference: Yolo Colorhouse
Spin art isn’t something people normally engage in on a trade show floor—perhaps the state of the housing and building market is...
Greenbuild Conference: FLOR
There’s no questioning the validity and worthiness of the growing popularity of green, but the relentless reliance on the...
Greenbuild Conference: Waste Management
The sustainability movement has gone through a series of evolutions and iterations over the past several years—from nascent niche...
Greenbuild Conference: Home Insurance
If there’s one thing that’s clear about the movement, it’s that green is manifesting itself in interesting, odd, and diverse ways.
Photo of the Week: A Spot-On L.A. Bar Design That Combines Old School with New School
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Inspired by Blake Dollahite's ability to pull together such a stunning home on a tight budget, I started scouring the local scene...
At Home in L.A.
Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates...
Islands of LA
On my commute last week I noticed a sign posted on a traffic island declaring the narrow grassy strip an 'Island of LA Nat'l Park.
Ready for a design vacation?
If you're planning a break, don't (ever) compromise on style. Stay in a vacation rental that lives up to your design standards.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
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