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

9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
Togo Sofa by Ligne Roset Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary
Love it or hate it, the distinctive silhouette of Ligne Roset’s most enduring sofa model celebrates 40 years of booming business.
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
Ligne Roset Concept Boutique Opening
We love Austin for its mobile eateries, creative design, and independent spirit, and next time we visit, we’ll have one more...
Discover 9 Modern Ways to Use Marble in Your Bathroom
Though marble is widely known for its old-school glamour, it can also bring some simple, modern luxury to a more contemporary...
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too.
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
curio 9: go girl!
One ground-shaking day in January this year will go down in history.
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.
9 Angular Homes Inspired by Geometry
Homes that are characterized by bold, geometric shapes can create an eye-catching presence while also serving functional purposes.
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.