Latest Articles in Design Ideas

csam frost back

Meet Us in Los Angeles for Our Biggest Home Tour Yet

Dwell has big plans for the month of June and it all starts with the third stop on our Dwell Home Tours program, which will begin on June 19th and resume on June 25th and 26th. This time around, we’ll be hosting self-guided tours throughout Los Angeles, which is also where our annual Dwell on Design event will be taking place the same week. So, pack your bags and make your way to L.A. for a series of days that’ll be jam-packed with design inspiration.
June 7, 2016
ferry feat new york exterior portrait aure

The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab

A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
June 7, 2016
Jaime Hayon outdoor installation at the High Museum of Art

The Playground Seen Through the Eyes of Jaime Hayon

The Spanish designer tries out a larger scale, bringing his whimsical vision to a play area outside the High Museum of Art.
June 6, 2016
Table and chairs by Pierre Jeanneret

Two Collaborating Cousins, One Monumental Furniture Collection

Take some lessons from the masterful designs of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret.
June 3, 2016
Modern prefab lakeside home in New Jersey

The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State

A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.
June 3, 2016
a new lease fire island exterior roof deck

How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House

An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
June 1, 2016
young guns 2016 emerging talent joa herrenknecht berlin cstudio joa herrenknecht berlin loftsw livingr02 studiojoaherrenknecht 2015

The Globetrotting Designer That Takes on Challenges of All Scales

Size doesn't intimidate this ambitious designer.
May 30, 2016
modern fjallbacka sweden pine boxes vacation facade

Modern, Rugged, and Cozy: This Countryside Home Has It All

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
May 29, 2016
young guns 2016 emerging talent driaan claassen cape town south africa ccourtesy of driaan claasen dualpage82

Making Ancient Cultures Look Modern

Driaan Claassen combines a variety of materials and a love of history to create distinct objects.
May 29, 2016