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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Embrace Maids for Convenience
Your convenience is always in your hand.
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...
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.
How to Maintain a Minimalist Home
Maintaining a minimalist home definitely has benefits.
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...
Knokke by minus
Knokke is a minimal space created by Belgium-based designers minus.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Does That Carbon Fiber Chair Come in Green?
You've heard the old adage: Pay a steep price for a high-quality item, and you'll never regret it. This implies that if you buy...
Mayberry Meets Modernism
The aesthetic of mid-19th century retail establishments still holds relevance.