Design News

Keep up with the latest events in the world of design and architecture. Whether it be the opening of a new museum, a design conference, or the fate of a treasured building, you’ll hear about it here.

Rent This Reimagined Airstream For Your Next Shindig
Rent This Reimagined Airstream For Your Next Shindig
After a complete renovation, a vintage airstream is reborn into an eclectic event rental space.
- a year ago
Memphis Is Back: A New Pop-Up and Exhibit Storms Into Seattle
Memphis Milano at Nordstrom's flagship store revives the bold, postmodern design movement of the '80s with a curated exhibition and gift shop.
See How Artisans in the Italian Alps Make This High-Design Concrete Lamp
A daunting lighting design pushes a seasoned Italian craftsman to rethink the limits of concrete.
Allied Maker Turns a Dentist's Office Into a Luminous Showroom
Allied Maker Turns a Dentist's Office Into a Luminous Showroom
Ryden and Lanette Rizzo, the couple behind lighting design and manufacturing studio Allied Maker, showcase their love for materials in a new Tribeca space.
- a year ago
DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day
With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders in the U.S.
Take a Peek at How IKEA Is Celebrating its 75th Birthday
After 75 years of iconic design, the Swedish furniture megastore is paying homage to the past by relaunching a tight selection of hand-picked favorites.
Q&A: Architect Tom Kundig Gives Us His Take on Building the Maxon House
Architect Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects speaks to his client Lou Maxon about their decade-plus journey in building a modern home in Washington.
Airbnb Cancels the Great Wall of China Contest
The Beijing Yanqing Cultural Commission puts a halt to Airbnb's plans to host guests in an ancient watchtower on the Great Wall of China.
Rural Studio’s 20K Homes Reveal the Systemic Problems Behind Affordable Housing
In rural Western Alabama, a student-led program evolves from building $20,000 homes to creating a blueprint for sustainable, affordable housing.
10 Incredible Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram Right Now
Whether you’re into ultra-minimalist clean lines or all about bold, boho flair, these interior designers are bound to trigger a hankering for a home refresh.
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.
- a year ago
Tune In to Dwell’s First-Ever Podcast: Raw Materials 3 Ways
RM-3 Episode One shines a light on zinc, the hardworking, versatile metal that always has your back.
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds benefitting children's hospitals.
Get Some Shut-Eye at Casper’s Dreamy Nap Lounge in NYC
For $25, you can curl up in the plush pods available at The Dreamery, a new “nap bar” in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.
Q&A: Naoto Fukasawa Talks Muji, Minimalism, and Jasper Morrison
We sat down with the veteran Japanese product designer.
A 1940s Beach Home Is Restored Into a Gorgeous Clubhouse in L.A.
Sited in a historic Venice Beach Craftsman, Habitas is a new exclusive clubhouse that marries the past with the present.
Design Students Build Seven Modern Sheds in Rural Vermont
A chicken coop, a mobile sauna, and a sugar shack are just a few of the "rural interventions" built by architecture students in Norwich, Vermont, as part of a week-long...
5 Ways to Master Your Domain with One Smart Home System
A prominent designer “tech-talks” about using Control4 to orchestrate smart home devices and emphasizes the importance of future-proofing our homes.
Here’s How a Family Business in Brooklyn Handcrafts Top-Notch Headphones
In a world awash with cheap electronics, Grado Labs in Sunset Park is in its seventh decade of building headphones largely by hand.
Get a Sneak Peek at the Cover of the July/August Issue
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Barbara Hill Shares Why She Has Heaps of Postcards From Famous Artists Like Sol LeWitt
The minimalist interior designer’s archives reveal some incredible interlocutors.
Reimagining a Connected Kitchen For a New Generation of Homeowners
With Millennials demanding smart tech-equipped homes, Samsung’s Chef Collection and Family Hub create a new kind of experience that goes beyond cooking and brings the kitchen to...
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Lights Up the Grill For the Perfect Summertime Spread
Equipped with the equally powerful and sleek DCS Series 9 Grill from Fisher & Paykel, Chef Ludo shares delicious recipes and some tips and tricks for grilling up a seasonal feast.
Q&A: Bay Area Architect Ryan Leidner Shares His Morning Ritual
Step into the morning ritual of Bay Area architect Ryan Leidner.
Q&A: Trailblazing Detroit Designer Ruth Adler Schnee
Still working at 95, Ruth Adler Schnee reflects on the important names she’s known—Wright, Klee, Eames, Calder—and the equally important career she’s led.
The Swiss Pavilion Takes You on a Mind-Bending House Tour Unlike Any Other
Svizzera 240: House Tour at the Venice Biennale invites visitors to enter an Alice in Wonderland-like environment where different scales force you to reconsider contemporary...
Dwell Asks: Watch 5 Top Designers Answer 5 Revealing Questions
Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite products, and more.
Inside This Innovative Test Lab, it Snows Every Tuesday
In a relentless pursuit of precision and reliability, the team at Trane Residential push their HVAC units to extremes to ensure customers receive the best product on the market.
The Largest Tiny Home Resort in the Midwest Is Now Open
Pack your bags—Tiny house builder ESCAPE opens the largest tiny home resort in the Midwest, and is inviting everyone to join the unique community.
Maximalist Auteur Jonathan Adler Explains the Giant Wooden Shoe on His Desk
When the designer and ceramicist received a two-foot-long sculpture of a wingtip in the mail, he knew just the place for it.