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

Outdoor-sy Interior Design
Missing a little something in the corner of your room or in that tiny space atop a bookshelf?
Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak
The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.
Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Examples of American Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.
7 Smart Design Innovations at CES 2013
There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...
Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme
Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.
5 Home Design Ideas Using Wood
There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...
Discuss: What Design Idea Are You Thankful For?
Let's all gather around the proverbial table.
Design Idea of the Week: A Fool Proof Flask
The Geo Vacuum Flask from Normann Copenhagen wins Red Dot “Best of the Best” award.
Design Idea of the Week: Modern Art for Dessert
You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...
7 Homes With Beautiful Outdoor Patios
A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home, opening up the interiors and making the residents feel...
Dan Pink: Three Ideas Changing Design
In our October story "A New Beginning," we toured the home of speechwriter, author, and former Dwell on Design keynote speaker...
Dwell Outdoor Takes Center Stage at Dwell on Design
This year, for the first time, the ever-popular Dwell Outdoor will live right in the middle of the show floor, immediately...
7 Steps to Creating Your Own Outdoor Barbecue Area For Summer Entertaining
Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.
7 Efficient Prefabs That Prove the Power of Modular Design
Resolution:4 Architecture creates astounding prefabricated homes that are tailored to their sites and the unique needs of their...
Lucky 7
Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.
These 7 Wisconsin Prefabs Take Modular Design to the Next Level
These seven striking homes are proof of how well prefabs work within the bucolic settings of America's Dairyland.
7 Design Tips For a Chef-Worthy Kitchen
If you have serious culinary chops and take pride in preparing meals that wow your family and friends, keep these tips in mind...
7 Surprising Shelving Ideas For the Creative Organizer
These unusual examples of unique shelving treatments prove that you can successfully marry functional storage with artful design.