Coin Lamp
There are all sorts of devices emerging these days that are meant to monitor and increase awareness of our energy consumption...
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...
Budget Breakdown: A Humdrum Bathroom Gets a Retro-Chic Facelift For $17K
A client’s childhood love of terrazzo and minimalist living inspires a contemporary transformation of a dated master bath.
Dwell Picks: 9 Products We Can’t Stop Gushing About This Spring
We all have our seasonal obsessions—the Dwell team spills about the items we’re swearing by this spring.
These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022
We spoke to industry experts about the shades that will define the coming year—and how these hues can dictate our moods.
Before & After: A Mother-Daughter Duo Rescue a Forgotten Albert Frey Design in Palm Springs
Years of regrettable remodels had obscured the Guthrie House’s origins, but Marina and Avalon Rossi uncovered its roots and...
8 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Vying For UNESCO World Heritage Status
Nominated by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, the works include Fallingwater, Taliesin, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim...
6 Eco-Minded Prefab Companies in Seattle
As an environmental leader, Seattle is a hotspot for sustainable prefab home companies.
A Svelte Austin Home Enables Cleverly Compact Living
A net-zero house for a family of five makes the most of its narrow lot with adaptable spaces and frameless floor-to-ceiling...
An Architect’s Venice Home Draws Inspiration From Around the World
Architect Steven Ehrlich reflects on his experiences in Africa and Japan to build a sustainable, ever-changing home in Los...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
This Endless Playscape Is Complete With a Bamboo Forest and Trampoline
A pleasure garden in northern California is rich in whimsical surprises.
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
How the Ancient Concept of “Shakkei” Can Enhance the Beauty of Your Home
The traditional East Asian design principle involves incorporating elements of a distant landscape, or “borrowed scenery,” into a...
Tour a Newly Renovated Hotel Inspired by Hong Kong's Maritime History
After a year-long renovation, The Fleming Hotel in Hong Kong just reopened with a new sophisticated look that pays homage to the...
Relive the ’90s in This “Saved by the Bell”-Inspired Dallas Airbnb
They took a deep dive into the ‘80s with their first rental; now a nostalgic couple moves into the next decade by reconstructing...
Floods Threaten the Farnsworth House Every Year—Now, a Plan to Save It
We visit Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s famed residence to learn how we can help save a major piece of modernist architectural...
Construction Diary: A Young Couple DIY a Lofted Yurt in Portland
Prompted to move for a new job but discouraged by rent prices, Zach Both and Nicole Lopez build an airy yurt with a lofted bed.
Q&A: Naoto Fukasawa Talks Muji, Minimalism, and Jasper Morrison
We sat down with the veteran Japanese product designer.
How to Safely and Efficiently Tackle Laundry During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Whether you use the sink, an at-home washing machine, or venture to the local laundromat, these tips will help you keep your...
32 Architects Reveal Budget Breakdowns for Projects Ranging From $1.5K to $910K
Have you ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look at what a renovation or new build actually costs?
You Won’t Want to Miss These Fabulous End-of-Year Sales
Finish your holiday shopping (and save big bucks in the process) with the season’s best deals on bedding, apparel, home decor,...
A 1960s Canadian Ski House Is Rebuilt Into a Gorgeous Abode
In the mountain town of Saint-Sauveur in Quebec, an outdated ski house gets modernized into a simple and elegant family home.
Architects and Designers Weigh In on the Future of Work
Right now, the logistics of “going back to normal” are a mystery.
An Indoor/Outdoor Renovation Revives an Oakland Home’s Spirit of Connection
Updates over the years left it sealed off, so Sidell Pakravan Architects created open living spaces that flow out to a generous...
You Can Thank British Beach Town Nostalgia for the “Coastal Grandmother” TikTok Trend
The viral aesthetic associated with the leisurely, luxurious lifestyle in affluent beach areas made waves across the pond long...
Friday Finds 09.14.12
Aerial photos of half-finished housing developments, modern interiors, science photo mugs, and more in this installment of Friday...
Patent Vending
Rescued from its long tenure as the home of processed snacks, the vending machine is enjoying a moment of unprecedented glitz.
Visionary Architect Focus: Paolo Soleri
Countercultural architect Paolo Soleri looked beyond the bounds of four walls and a roof to orchestrate his vision for...
Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers
A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.
Olympic City: Gary Hustwit on Sochi and the Afterlife of the Games
While Sochi’s true legacy is yet to be written, the questions raised by inflated budgets and shaky construction are already being...
Virtual National Architecture Week
The American Institute of Architects kicks off National Architecture Week next week, April 13-19, to continue the public dialogue...
Less is...
Less is more. Or maybe, less is a bore. Perhaps, less is only more when more is no good.
Un'Introduzione al Disegno Italiano
From Marble to mobili, Italy has been a, if not the, design mecca for the last century. Here's why.
Melissa Manfull's Tesseracts
The term Tesseract was coined in the 19th century by science fiction writer Charles Howard Hinton to describe the 4-dimensional,...

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