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.

Will Your Next Office Come on Wheels?
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.
 - 5 months ago
10 Best Architects to Follow on Instagram Right Now
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.
 - 5 months ago
Watch: Two L.A. Brothers Nail the Secrets of Limewash Paint
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.
 - 5 months ago
Design Digest: A Guggenheim Gallery in Tulum, a Donated Frank Lloyd Wright House, and More
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...
 - 5 months ago
6 Co-Working Clubs Catered to Women That Radiate Good Vibes and Beautiful Designs
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?
 - 6 months ago
Design Digest: Yayoi Kusama, Gucci ArtLab, a Powerful Lynching Memorial, and More
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...
 - 6 months ago
8 Rooms From the San Francisco Decorator Showcase That Won Us Over
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.
 - 6 months ago
This New Brooklyn Cafe Is Brewing Up More Than Tasty Artisanal Coffee
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.
 - 6 months ago
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
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.
 - 6 months ago
Kitchen Connoisseurs, Prepare to Fall in Love With Fisher & Paykel’s New California Showroom
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.
 - 6 months ago
Here's How You Can Give Your IKEA Kitchen a Fresh Face on a Tight Budget
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...
 - 6 months ago
Design Digest: Zaha Hadid, Chinese Ruins, a COS Installation, and More
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....
 - 6 months ago
Dwell Made Presents: An Interview With Furniture Designer Stephen Kenn
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.
 - 6 months ago
Paving the Way For Iconographic Landmarks
Paving the Way For Iconographic Landmarks
Stepstone’s wide selection of concrete solutions allow for creativity and singularity.
 - 6 months ago
Design Digest: Ace Hotel Kyoto, IKEA Speakers, India Mahdavi, and More
Design Digest: Ace Hotel Kyoto, IKEA Speakers, India Mahdavi, and More
Kengo Kuma unveils his design for Ace Hotel Kyoto, IKEA debuts its first Bluetooth speakers, India Mahdavi creates a club atmosphere at Salone del Mobile—here are five design...
 - 6 months ago
Airstream’s First Fiberglass Travel Trailer Is Now Available For Sale
Airstream’s First Fiberglass Travel Trailer Is Now Available For Sale
Weighing just 3,400 pounds, Airstream's Nest makes hitting the road for your next adventure a breeze. Did we mention the price starts at only $45,900?
 - 6 months ago
Run, Don't Walk to This Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bar in Chicago
Run, Don't Walk to This Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bar in Chicago
East meets Midwest at Prairie School, a cocktail haven for architecture buffs that touts a noteworthy beverage program by mixologist Jim Meehan.
 - 6 months ago
12 Rising Creators to Know Right Now
12 Rising Creators to Know Right Now
From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives speak out about what drives their work—and how they've made a name for themselves.
 - 6 months ago
Tune Into The Modern Architect Podcast For a Conversation With Dwell Founder Lara Deam
Tune Into The Modern Architect Podcast For a Conversation With Dwell Founder Lara Deam
Dwell CEO and founder Lara Deam tells The Modern Architect how she arrived at her obsession for design, and how the magazine began.
 - 7 months ago
From Sketchbook to Loom, We Reveal How a Brooklyn Designer Created Her New Ocean-Inspired Textile
From Sketchbook to Loom, We Reveal How a Brooklyn Designer Created Her New Ocean-Inspired Textile
Following a stroke of inspiration, Rebecca Atwood translated an offhand painting exercise into a new line of fabrics.
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Q&A: Todd Oldham Explains Why Every Designer Should Own a Makeup Kit
Q&A: Todd Oldham Explains Why Every Designer Should Own a Makeup Kit
The tireless multihyphenate talks about his heroes, theories on color, and new line of products for children.
 - 7 months ago
Here’s Why Midcentury America’s Most Popular Resort Town Might Ban Short-Term Home Rentals
Here’s Why Midcentury America’s Most Popular Resort Town Might Ban Short-Term Home Rentals
Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people concerned.
 - 7 months ago
Elvis Presley’s Former L.A. Midcentury Is Now a Swoon-Worthy Design Showroom
Elvis Presley’s Former L.A. Midcentury Is Now a Swoon-Worthy Design Showroom
A midcentury modern owned by the King of Rock and Roll is now home to the "anti-retail" outpost of design gallery The Future Perfect.
 - 7 months ago
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, award-winning RIBA architect Piers Taylor focuses more on light and space than expensive features as he challenges mainstream...
 - 7 months ago
Q&A: Hugh Kaptur, One of the Last Living Architects From Palm Springs’ Golden Age
Q&A: Hugh Kaptur, One of the Last Living Architects From Palm Springs’ Golden Age
The Palm Springs veteran reflects on his career.
 - 7 months ago
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Replacing a former administration center that was non-accessible, Wingårdhs develops a prefabricated, low-impact solution that reflects its garden surroundings.
 - 7 months ago
Meet The Firm That’s Reimagining Life in Antarctica
Meet The Firm That’s Reimagining Life in Antarctica
The largest community on the planet’s coldest continent needs a smaller, smarter facility to continue its crucial work. It may be on the verge of getting one.
 - 7 months ago
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
Sustainability and innovative, minimalist design are at the forefront of Gloster’s luxe collection of teak outdoor furniture.
 - 7 months ago
A Look Inside The French Laundry's Stunning $10M Renovation
A Look Inside The French Laundry's Stunning $10M Renovation
Chef Thomas Keller's three-starred Michelin restaurant receives a $10,000,000 renovation—its first major revamp in over 20 years.
 - 7 months ago
Calling All Food52 Fans: The Brand's New Annex Is Its Best Look Yet
Calling All Food52 Fans: The Brand's New Annex Is Its Best Look Yet
Food52's new production studio takes the best of its familiar bright aesthetic and gives it shades of something new.
 - 7 months ago