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Editor's Picks: 7 Irresistible, Modern Furnishings
Editor's Picks: 7 Irresistible, Modern Furnishings
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2015 issue.
Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes
Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes
If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally.
Designer Andi Kovel Breaks the Mold in Glassmaking
Designer Andi Kovel Breaks the Mold in Glassmaking
In her Portland studio, designer Andi Kovel of Esque Studios transforms molten glass into colorful creations—including a new foray into lighting.
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Explores Shelter
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Explores Shelter
Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles, the inaugural exhibition in the A+D Architecture and Design Museum’s new downtown location, highlights projects both existing and...
What's the Big Deal With Authenticity, Anyway? Design Insiders Weigh In.
What's the Big Deal With Authenticity, Anyway? Design Insiders Weigh In.
As Herman Miller files a motion to protect their intellectual property—and with our Furniture Issue currently on newsstands—we look back at Dwell's ongoing commitment to authentic...
Danish Brand HAY Brings Its Mini Market to the USA
Danish Brand HAY Brings Its Mini Market to the USA
The popular yet hard-to-find Danish brand with a cult following launches an in-store concept at New York's MoMA Design Store.
6 Modern Homes on the Water
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Box Home
House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Box Home
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley
An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley
Sheridan Coakley founded British furniture company SCP in 1985.
Photo of the Week: Dreamlike Garden at Salvador Dalí's Onetime Home
Photo of the Week: Dreamlike Garden at Salvador Dalí's Onetime Home
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
This Awesome Software Converts the Music of the Beatles and Queen Into Textile Patterns
This Awesome Software Converts the Music of the Beatles and Queen Into Textile Patterns
British designer Nadia-Anne Ricketts spins sound waves into graphic textiles.
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a versatile 168-square-foot backyard building.
Product Designer Erwan Bouroullec on the Magic of Wrought Iron
Product Designer Erwan Bouroullec on the Magic of Wrought Iron
The French designer provides food for thought on the new wrought-iron collection he and his brother, Ronan, designed for Magis.
A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
A Light Installation Transforms I.M. Pei's National Gallery
A Light Installation Transforms I.M. Pei's National Gallery
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
This Vacation Rental is a Living Museum of Midcentury Eastern European Design
This Vacation Rental is a Living Museum of Midcentury Eastern European Design
For your next vacation, why not travel through history to a time-capsule of an inn in the former...
Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design
Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design
The prolific Hong Kong designer muses on how major brand collaborations are accelerating innovation.
This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight
This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight
An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.