20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
Dyslexia Doesn't Stop These Leading Designers
This fall, a group of British designers will come together to counter perceptions of dyslexia.
Slow Architecture
When Italy’s first McDonald’s poised to open in 1986—a stone’s throw from the fabled Spanish Steps in Rome, no less—it ignited...
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...
Indoor Garden Kits
Dear Dwell, I'd like to grow edible herbs and plants, but since I live in a tiny apartment with no outdoor space, I'm looking...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Design Taste
When we go out to eat, the environs are are often as much of a consideration as the food—if we just wanted to satisfy our hunger...
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...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill
Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...
Crap = Good
This morning I came across a terrific new design blog with a clean, if quirky, aesthetic.
Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana
The BIO biennial in Ljubljana has been highlighting contemporary trends in international design for close to fifty years now, but...
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Dodger Stadium, Modern Classic
Now that the Los Angeles Dodgers have advanced to the next round of the baseball playoffs, it's a good time to consider the...
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
Embrace Maids for Convenience
Your convenience is always in your hand.
Dutch Graphic Design Master Karel Martens Opens His First Solo U.S. Exhibition
New Yorkers, you have two weeks to see "Karel Martens: Recent Work," on view at Chinatown gallery P! through October 30.
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
The UpWrite Convertible Standing Desk
Office design is the subject of continual research and debate and as a recent survey by global architecture superfirm Gensler...
Bath & Spa Intrigue
My favorite rooms to design in a home are bathrooms, and spas. I draw inspiration from many different sources.