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Our curated selection of iconic homes and their creators. Discover and experience the inspired works of John Lautner, Greta Grossman, Richard Neutra, Jens Risom, Frank Llyod Wright, George Nakashima, and many more.

Unforgettable Midcentury Homes by Modern Masters
These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.
The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner
Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her...
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum
Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public
This weekend, Angelenos will have a rare chance to attend tours—at night!—at the famed architect’s iconic Hollyhock House.
Pretty as a Picture
Old photos of a Neutra home in its heyday inspire a plan for its rebirth.
A Neutra Renovation in Los Angeles
Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on revamping a classic.
John Lautner's Desert Rose
Two Los Angeles designers resuscitate a down-at-the-heel John Lautner building—and give architecture fans a chance to spend the...
Iconic Perspectives: Richard Neutra's VDL Studio & Residences
When we were first welcomed into the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences in the L.A.
Iconic Perspectives: Greene & Greene's Gamble House
Appropriately enough, the first home we toured during the Iconic Houses Conference is actually the oldest of the bunch, and is...
Iconic Perspectives: John Lautner’s Garcia House
Though not everyone agrees on exactly how iconic architecture should be preserved, there are those who take a real shot at it,...
A Look At Józef Chierowski, the Polish Midcentury Design Icon You've Probably Never Heard Of
A recent reissue of a 1962 design revives the legacy of midcentury Polish designer Józef Chierowski.
Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...
Who Doesn't Love the Eames Duo? Explore Some of Their Most Iconic Creations
There's no denying that at Dwell, we have a special connection to Charles and Ray Eames.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Tackling Big Design Questions in an Iconic Home
In John Lautner’s Garcia House, Nest, Dwell, and Airbnb invited the Los Angeles design world to consider our current crossroads...
Rediscovering Icons of Norwegian Design
This blockbuster exhibit makes it clear that Norway shouldn’t be the lesser-known country in the world of Scandinavian design.
Design Icon: Greta Grossman
Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the footnotes of design history, is finally getting the deserved recognition as one of...
The Iconic Home That Still Looks as Good as New
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...
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