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.

The Swiss Pavilion Takes You on a Mind-Bending House Tour Unlike Any Other
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...
- a year ago
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
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.
- a year ago
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.
6 Companies That Will Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture For You
Elevate your IKEA purchases with the help of these up-and-coming design firms.
Get the Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Midcentury Mansion in Pixar's Incredibles 2
We asked Academy Award-winning film maker Ralph Eggleston about the design inspiration behind the impressive, cantilevered home that everyone's favorite superhero family occupies...
The World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park Raises the Bar for Inclusion
In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second season.
Two Rammed-Earth Buildings Host a Sustainable Live/Work Space For a Colorado Artist
Serving as an art studio/residence for artist Rebecca DiDomenico, Swoon Art House has been built from 100-percent renewable resources.
Design Digest: Tom Dixon Opens in SoHo, a Robot Restaurant in Boston, and More
Tom Dixon stakes a new claim in SoHo with 25 Greene Street, MUJI and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio unveil a large-scale installation, and a Boston restaurant boasts robot cooks—this...
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care of.
- a year ago
5 Modern Cat Furniture Designs Both Pets and Owners Adore
These sleek cat accessories are so well-designed, they'll rival your own furniture.
Design Digest: Remembering Will Alsop, Elon Musk Makes Bricks, and More
British maverick and architect Will Alsop passes away, Elon Musk plans to make bricks for affordable housing, Good Things launches a new line of home office furniture—find this...
Dusen Dusen's Brooklyn Studio Is a Playground of Color
"I've personally always been so drawn to color," Van Dusen says.
Design Digest: Kanye Announces Yeezy Home, RIBA Reveals List of 20 Best New Buildings, and More
Here are the design headlines you need to know, including Kanye West announcing his plans for the Yeezy brand to establish an architectural arm, RIBA revealing its list of the 20...
Serena & Lily Cofounder Lily Kanter’s New Brand Sells Delightful Home Goods For Under $25
Boon Supply Co. offers over 200 home, garden, office, and leisure products—the majority of which are under $25 a pop—and donates 50 percent of every purchase to the cause of the...
Will Your Next Office Come on Wheels?
From autonomous cars to rolling, connected office pods, the future of work is likely to be increasingly mobile—think BYOD on steroids.
10 Best Architects to Follow on Instagram Right Now
Though based in far-flung locales from Ljubljana to Buenos Aires, these world-class architectural firms are united by their mastery over design.
Watch: Two L.A. Brothers Nail the Secrets of Limewash Paint
The sibling owners of Portola perfect a limewash that gives walls the rich character of aged plaster.
Design Digest: A Guggenheim Gallery in Tulum, a Donated Frank Lloyd Wright House, and More
Here are the design headlines you need to know, including a new gallery in Tulum with Guggenheim family ties, Cranbrook's acquisition of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house, the...
6 Co-Working Clubs Catered to Women That Radiate Good Vibes and Beautiful Designs
Workspaces that harness community, collaboration, inspiration, and success—what's not to love?
Design Digest: Yayoi Kusama, Gucci ArtLab, a Powerful Lynching Memorial, and More
Keep up with the design world: Yayoi Kusama redirects her dot obsession to flowers, a powerful memorial in Alabama honors victims of lynching, Gucci unveils a futuristic art...
8 Rooms From the San Francisco Decorator Showcase That Won Us Over
Always a feast for the eyes, the 41st annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase in the Marina District is no exception with an abundance of color and midcentury influences.
This New Brooklyn Cafe Is Brewing Up More Than Tasty Artisanal Coffee
If you fancy indoor tropical gardens and South American vibes, you might want to hightail it to Brooklyn, New York, for your next cup of joe.
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
Located in the lively area of Georgetown, The Wing's latest outpost is a medley of bright colors, unique furniture, luxe fabrics, and quirky accents.
Kitchen Connoisseurs, Prepare to Fall in Love With Fisher & Paykel’s New California Showroom
Located in Costa Mesa, California—the creative center of Orange County—the showroom lets designers, architects, and homeowners explore next-level kitchen appliances.
Here's How You Can Give Your IKEA Kitchen a Fresh Face on a Tight Budget
Thanks to a new collaboration between Danish design firm Reform and award-winning designer Cecilie Manz, you can revamp your IKEA kitchen with a high-end look, all for a...
Design Digest: Zaha Hadid, Chinese Ruins, a COS Installation, and More
Keep up with the design world: Zaha Hadid's only private residence is completed in Russia, nature reclaims an abandoned fishing village in China, COS partners with Phillip K....
Dwell Made Presents: An Interview With Furniture Designer Stephen Kenn
Los Angeles–based furniture designer Stephen Kenn sounds off about his military-inspired sofas, his inspirations, and the local design scene.
Paving the Way For Iconographic Landmarks
Stepstone’s wide selection of concrete solutions allow for creativity and singularity.