September 2016 Issue: Make It Modern
Explore the stories from our September issue.
A 1925 Portland Home Is a Rad Mashup of 20th-Century Styles
A local design firm draws from many eras for a Portland renovation.
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
Make It Modern
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2016 issue.
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.
Meet the Faces Behind Our Renovation Issue
The writers and photographers that made our September 2016 issue possible.
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic effect.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
At the Glass House estate, a restoration takes aim at one of modern master Philip Johnson’s most-beloved sanctuaries.
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Pretty as a Picture
Old photos of a Neutra home in its heyday inspire a plan for its rebirth.