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Inexpensive Materials Pay Off Big
In Austin, Texas, architect Sean Guess forges an inventive industrial kitchen for a cost-conscious couple.
May 18, 2016
This Garden Shed Stays Cool in Belgium
Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.
May 13, 2016
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London Home.
April 11, 2016
A Couple Cuts Their Commute and Designs All Day
When your house includes an industrial design studio, architecture office, and metalwork shop, what more do you need?
March 30, 2016
In a San Francisco Workshop, Kids Take on Carpentry with Mini Chisels and Saws
A San Francisco woodworking studio for kids a both carpentry skills and an appreciation for design thinking.
January 16, 2016
15 Years Already? Dwell Founder Lara Deam Discusses Dwell's Exciting Future
Dwell’s founder shares her thoughts on celebrating the magazine’s anniversary by reflecting on the very first issue.
September 27, 2015
A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist
British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially streamline our lives.
July 18, 2015
A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus
A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
June 21, 2015
16 Funky Facades
These exteriors put the fun in functional.
June 15, 2015
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