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Submit Your Project to the 2021 Dwell Design Awards
Submit Your Project to the 2021 Dwell Design Awards
Send us your best work in the Dwelling, Renovation, Prefab, Small Space, Garden, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Object categories by Tuesday, October 5.
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Hunter Douglas Remains the Ace of Shades With 2 New Designer Collections
Eye-catching patterns, colors, and handcraft in the brand’s latest soft goods will dress up your windows.
A New Book Brings to Light the Profound Impact of Women Designers
It’s been right in front of us all along, but architect Jane Hall’s latest book makes it abundantly clear: Design as we know it would be nothing without a woman.
The Dwell 24: These Are the Designers You Need to Know in 2021
The Dwell 24: These Are the Designers You Need to Know in 2021
Every year, we present the most exciting designers making furniture, lighting, and other objects for your home. Here is this year’s list...
The Design Life: How Do the Dwell 24 See the World?
We surveyed our designers to find out—the results may surprise you.
901 Fairfax Avenue by David Baker Architects
This community hub in San Francisco encourages social interaction and supports a safe, walkable neighborhood.
Salone del Mobile 2021 Delivers Exactly What We’ve Been Missing
After being postponed last year, the Milan Furniture Fair returns with human connection at its material core.
Karma by Boyer Vertical
Coming to Phoenix in 2022, these 11 customizable homes marry light and airy interiors with smart, sustainable design.
House on Peconic Bay by City Architect
In order to comply with local preservation efforts, a beach cottage on Long Island is elevated—with a twist.
36-38 Colonial Avenue by Scott Payette Architects
Urban living gets a splash of color in this new net-zero multifamily building.
Arthaus by Boyer Vertical
Arthaus by Boyer Vertical
A multifamily building in Phoenix offers light and open space for 25 homes—and each comes with a thoughtful take on contemporary living.
636 Waverley by Hayes Group Architects
This mixed-use building in Silicon Valley gracefully encompasses both work and play.
Maryland Street by Asquared Studios
A Spanish-style home in San Diego benefits from a new floor plan that maximizes the city’s abundance of sunshine.
Edgewood House by Terry & Terry Architecture
A 1950s Eichler home in Palo Alto is transformed for the 21st century with sustainable solutions that champion indoor/outdoor living.
2 Hillcrest by Peter Goodhue
A New Jersey property’s dark rooms and halls get a refresh that embraces a Scandinavian approach to design.
Ames House by Matt Fajkus Architecture
The remodeled home is flooded with light yet shielded from heat gain thanks to the optimized picture windows, skylights, and inset openings of its transformative two-story...
An Olson Kundig–Designed Neighborhood Is Taking Over an Old Lumberyard in Sonoma County
Now under construction, the Mill District is slated to bring new residences, affordable housing, a boutique hotel, and public green space to Healdsburg, California.
Following a Two-Year Renovation, Northern California’s Sea Ranch Lodge Reopens This Fall
At the heart of architect Al Boeke’s 1960s seaside community is the Sea Ranch Lodge, which has now been revitalized for a new generation.
Do You Have the Next Amazing Airbnb Listing? Enter Our Contest Now
Announcing the Undiscovered Airbnb contest: Dwell is looking the world over for the next great stay.
Clean-Lined Appeal Defines Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams’ Fall Collection
The brand delivers the refined and versatile, modernist style it’s known for with inviting fall furniture introductions.
America’s First Development of 3D-Printed Homes Hits the Market in Austin, Texas
A series of four 3D-printed homes have just been completed in East Austin, offering buyers an alternative in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets.
Meet the New Body-Hugging Chair From Eco-Conscious Brand Noho
You’ve heard sitting is the new smoking, right? The light yet sturdy Noho Move chair leaves you sitting pretty—and protected ergonomically.
Ikea’s Latest Assembly Instructions Help You Upcycle Their Most Popular Products
The flat-pack furniture giant is encouraging people to repurpose old purchases—think birdhouses from salad bowls, and hanging gardens from shopping bags.
High Schoolers in Seattle Build a Tiny Library That Makes Room for Everyone
The new Estelita’s Library is an open and inclusive space where activism is encouraged through community engagement and the written word.
This Company Is Turning Used Shipping Containers Into Custom Swimming Pools
Modpools upcycles shipping containers that are otherwise destined to rust by creating prefab pools for your backyard.
You Can Stay in One of Jean Prouvé’s Demountable Prefab Homes on the French Riviera
Designed by the self-taught architect in 1944, the Maison Démontable 6×6 sits tucked away in the garden of the newly opened Fondation CAB gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.
Meet The Stylish Analog Message Board You Never Knew You Needed
At a Southern California–based blogger’s chic home, the smart yet old-timey messaging display is the cure for digital overload.
Submit Your Brilliant Daylit Designs to Andersen’s Bright Ideas Awards, Powered by Dwell
Enter your residential projects with outstanding fenestration, solar orientation, or other inspired daylighting strategies by August 31 for a chance to be featured in Dwell.
Eileen Gray’s Modernist E-1027 Villa Reopens to Visitors on the French Riviera
Built as a love token by the trailblazing furniture designer and self-taught architect, the stunning coastal house, now hailed as a masterwork, has been meticulously restored to...