Designing Happiness // Nika Zupanc
Nika Zupanc discusses Emotional Ergonomics in the pursuit of “Designing Happiness”.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Design in Atlanta
The Monogram Modern Home left the lone star state in pursuit of Atlanta where it joined the Westside Provisions District on...
25 Bold Ways to Decorate with Yellow
The color yellow is associated with many things including bliss, happiness, and energy (to name a few).
Western Promises
William McDonough + Partners’ design for a small village in northeastern China was meant to stand as a model for sustainable...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...
And the Water Wise Winners Are...
We teamed up with Kohler in hot pursuit of a common enemy—the water hog—and we asked you to submit your water-saving solutions...
A Week at the Airport: Part I
Not so long ago I read the English pop philospher and writer Alain de Botton's book The Architecture of Happiness.
DIY Black Chalkboard Pegboard by Margaret Oomen
Sometimes the pursuit of a simple accessory can result in a surprising upshot.
Architect Marcel Beaudin
Vermont-born architect Marcel Beaudin never planned to design buildings.
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Expert Even Byron reviews 6 commuter bicycles
As the bike industry begins to meet the growing demand for practical, sensible bicycles tailored to commuting and urban outings,...
Artist Maira Kalman at the CJM
I've long loved her New Yorker covers, and am still over the moon about the illustrated version of Strunk and White's classic The...
The Art of Finding Love
Renowned artist Michael Kalish, in collaboration with Pip Tompkin Design, celebrates the timeless search for love.
Deam + Dine Reveal Their Design Process Behind Modern by Dwell Magazine For Target
Now that we’re able to show you more of the Modern by Dwell Magazine home collection that we’ll be launching with Target on...
Graham Hill Has Three Tips for Downsizing and Not Downgrading to a Tiny Home
See a TED Talk by the Treehugger.com and LifeEdited founder, whose 350-square-foot Manhattan apartment is on the cover of our...