“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Will Algorithms Be the New Architects?
Architecture is the latest field to feel the double-edged sword of computerization.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
A Pair of New York Architects Build the Home of Their Dreams in Oaxaca
Stepping back from their practice in New York City to create a new home in Mexico, a couple of architects find themselves to be...
New York Architects on How COVID-19 Is Urging Us to Rethink Home Design
The pandemic is already reshaping our ideas of home to emphasize wellness, hygiene, and work/life balance.
Meet “Object & Thing,” New York’s Rule-Breaking New Art and Design Fair
Launched by a Frieze art fair veteran, the weekend-long event presents 200 works by both artists and designers in a Bushwick...
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
6 New York Prefab Companies That Prize Modern Design
Check out New York State’s offering of innovative modular homes.
A Toshiko Mori-Designed Masterpiece in New York Wants $4.95M
About an hour north of Manhattan in Garrison, New York, this cantilevered residence opens up to idyllic surroundings.
An Architect Builds a Quiet, Wabi-Sabi Weekend Cabin in New York
The Pond House mirrors and honors its surroundings in both form and function.
The Shed Opens as New York’s Shapeshifting Arts Center
The Shed, housed in an expandable building in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, opens under public scrutiny on Friday, April 5.
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky
Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most...
A Marcel Breuer–Designed Midcentury in Upstate New York Asks $849K
Just two hours from the Big Apple, this 1950s midcentury unites Marcel Breuer's “binuclear” layout with the beauty of Upstate New...
10 New Chairs That Caught Our Eye From New York Design Week 2017
Last week marked the end of NYCxDESIGN 2017.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
Announcing the 2020 Dwell Design Awards Finalists
Here are the front-runners for Community Pick across eight categories.
A Mint Midcentury in New York Asks $2.2M
Designed by SOM architect Arthur Witthoefft and lauded in the pages of Dwell, the restored abode is a piece of history.
And the Winners of the 2021 Dwell Design Awards Are...
We’re thrilled to share the projects that wowed our expert judges panel and our readers this year.
A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around...
Meet the Judges of the 2021 Dwell Design Awards
Our panel will select the most innovative projects in the Dwelling, Renovation, Prefab, Small Space, Garden, Kitchen, Bathroom,...
Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York
An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York.
An Award-Winning Architect’s Sun-Filled Home Lists for $1.3M in L.A.
The founder of Studio Nova A Architects redesigned the 1941 bungalow into a bright oasis for his family.
Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground
With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.
An Architect’s Award-Winning Home Lists for $4 Million in Los Angeles
Packed with sustainable technologies, this creative compound consists of a two-level art studio and a one-bedroom house.
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
This Lakeside Cabin in New York Is Offbeat in the Best Way
Two city dwellers take a small shiplap home in the Hudson Valley from bad funky to good funky while creating more room to breathe.
A New Prefab Hotel in Uruguay Seems to Melt Into the Landscape
Thanks to a sleek, mirrored facade, these prefab cabins at a new hotel and winery in Uruguay all but disappear into the mountains.
This Little Apartment in New York Unleashes the Power of Pegs
New storage, clever furniture, and lots of pegboards help a New York attorney get organized.
A New Book Celebrates a Texas Midcentury Gem—and the Trailblazing Architect Who Designed It
In 1952, John Saunders Chase became the first African American to graduate with an architecture degree in Texas.
An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley
At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
New York City Passes Bill Requiring Green Roofs on New Buildings
The city's new green building legislation will result in the equivalent of taking more than one million cars off the road by 2030.
The Shed: A New Hub For Artistic Invention Coming Soon to New York City
Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...
An Architect’s Home in Sydney Is a Masterful Lesson in Sustainable Design
CplusC Architectural Workshop’s Clinton Cole has equipped his Darlington address with a solar-panel facade, rainwater harvesting,...
Drumroll, Please—Announcing the Winners of the Dwell Design Awards
We asked an expert jury and our audience to choose the best projects of the year.
In Just 450 Square Feet, A New York Architect Crafts a Multifunctional Apartment of His Own
With a Murphy bed and a revised layout, a studio apartment becomes a transformable one-bedroom.
7 Next-Level Lofts in New York City
From a remixed chocolate factory to a retrofitted warehouse, these NYC lofts pair industrial elements with a warm and welcoming...

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