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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 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.
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.
An Old Lumberyard in Sonoma County Is Being Reimagined as an Inclusive Community
An Old Lumberyard in Sonoma County Is Being Reimagined as an Inclusive Community
A collaboration between Olson Kundig, SB Architects, and Vita, the Mill District is slated to bring new residences, affordable housing, a boutique hotel, and public green space to...
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
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...
Brizo’s New Collection Is a Stylish Nod to Frank Lloyd Wright
The American architect’s love of elemental design drawn from nature was the starting point for Brizo’s latest bath collection.
5 Reasons Why American Modernist Paul McCobb’s Designs Are Relevant Once Again
Simple and lithe in spirit, the midcentury legend’s most popular designs are back—and they pack the same revelatory punch today.
An Italian Futurist’s Kaleidoscopic Apartment Welcomes Visitors Into a Vibrant World of Color
After a meticulous restoration, the extraordinary former apartment of Italian artist Giacomo Balla is opening to the public for the first time in Rome.
A Centuries-Old Emblem Inspires a New Object of Beauty
Belgian artist Charles Kaisin and French gilding studio Atelier Thiery conjure a glittering, kinetic sculpture that blurs the line between art and design.
A Whimsical Teahouse Pops Up on a Grassy Mound in the Middle of Tokyo
Architect Terunobu Fujimori elevates the traditional typology to new heights for the Tokyo Olympics.
You Can Buy a Vacation Home Using Bitcoin at This New Luxe Resort in Utah
A development near Park City is targeting millennial buyers by offering turnkey prefabs that start around $1,000,000—or the crypto equivalent.
A Swedish Vision For Democratic Architecture Lands in New York
Next up at Archtober, a Swedish series on architecture, urbanity, and egalitarianism.
How an Unsung Architect Gave Big Sur Its Look
A remembrance was held last week after the passing of Mickey Muennig, the architect who imbued California’s mystic coastline with organic, flowing architecture.
Atelier Thiery Embellishes Rémy Martin’s XO Decanter With a Flash of Gold Leaf
Renowned Parisian gilding studio Atelier Thiery has given Rémy Martin’s iconic XO decanter a golden touch that honors the cognac house’s legacy of craftsmanship.
This New Company Wants to Help Homeowners Turn Their Unused Spaces Into Rentable ADUs
The Los Angeles–based design-build company, Homestead, converts underutilized garages or backyard sheds into ADUs that can be rented out or lived in.
Airstream’s First-Ever Adventure Van Is Ideal for Your Off-Grid Escapades
The company’s newly launched Interstate 24X luxury motor home gives rugged off-roading a major upgrade.
Koto’s Prefab Cabins Bring Japandi Charm to England’s Wild East
Sensitively situated in the ecotourism destination of Fritton Lake, Koto’s latest cabins provide stylishly appointed accommodations.
An Old Textile Mill in Rhode Island Is Now a Vibrant Hotel Buzzing With Design
Fleshed out with furniture and wares by local makers, the newly open Dye House beckons the design minded for overnight stays and events.