“Good designers must always be avant-gardists, always one step ahead of the times. They should–and must–question everything generally thought to be obvious. They must have an intuition for people’s changing attitudes. For the reality in which they live, for their dreams, their desires, their worries, their needs, their living habits. They must also be able to assess realistically the opportunities and bounds of technology.” –Dieter Rams

5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
5 Places to Visit in Oslo
The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
Interior Designer Peter Bentel Reviews 5 Barstools
Frontways, sideways, backward, or leaning against the back. Breakfast, beers, or bitters.
The Thousand Watch Project
Due to the advent of the cell phone, wristwatches are dying a slow death, surmises Keith Moskow, principle of Moskow Linn...
10 Kit Home Companies to Watch
In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
They say the "kitchen is the heart of the home" for a reason.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic High Ceilings
Who doesn't love high ceilings? We sure do. High ceilings are modern, sleek, and make any space look infinitely bigger.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Incredible Outdoor Spaces
Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Connect With Mother Nature
Everyday, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Interesting Floor Plans
Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Encourage Relaxation
Who needs a spa day when you can create a peaceful atmosphere within the walls of your own abode? Take a look at our favorite...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork
Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
Jason F. McLennan reviews 5 eco-toilets
Victorian technology has no business being the receptacle for your business.
5 Key Elements of Smart Home Functionality
As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure,...

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