Building the Maxon House: Week 6
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...
Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Her
Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.
Art in Residence
Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...
6 Lessons We Can Learn From Traditional Mediterranean Building Techniques
You don’t have to live in the Mediterranean to learn valuable lessons from the building techniques and architectural designs...
10 Radical Ideas for Improving Our Environment
In the face of often pessimistic news screens about leaking oil pipelines, clear-cut forests, and unsustainable farming, it’s...
Early Drawings by Famous Architects
Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.
Building Continuity
Nearly 40 years after their first collaboration, Herman Miller’s relationship with architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw continues.
Building Community
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
Building in Brooklyn
Whether beech, maple, cedar, or teak, Brooklyn resident and California native Ariele Alasko will take it. Having a sharp eye for...
Building Tomorrow
What will the future hold for contractors and builders? We asked three industry leaders for their prognostications.
Future Building
Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab...
curio 6: behind the scenes
curio 6: Behind the...
curio 6: think knit
Knitwear can conjure a quaint image of old ladies stitching and bitching, but in reality it’s a sophisticated, tactile art form.
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.
The Making of Screenplay: Part 6
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
Motel 6 Makeover
It's been said more than once since the recession began that a down economy breeds creativity, born from heightened...
10 Green Commercial Buildings
These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
Dwell Reviews 6 Modern Desks
The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.
6 Design Experts Working in Flush
As a greater awareness of design grows among the general public, more people are asking for the sleekly trued lines and surfaces...