Brinda Ayer of Food52 Shares Her Go-To Gifts That Aren’t Just “Stuff”
The publication’s editorial lead has some bright ideas for useful presents that actually bring joy.
Calling All Food52 Fans: The Brand’s New Annex Is Its Best Look Yet
Food52’s new production studio takes the best of its familiar bright aesthetic and gives it shades of something new.
The Food Zone
Fine-tuning your cooking and dining areas pays off in more ways than just saving resources.
Are High-Tech Tabletop Farms the Future of Food?
A new generation of pantry gardens takes local produce to the next level—but do they have a future in every kitchen?
This Savvy, Sleek Fridge Is Revolutionizing Food Storage
Designed with simplicity, style, and storage in mind, the new Integrated Column Refrigeration series from Fisher & Paykel offers...
A Look at the Design of Noma Mexico, Tulum’s Pop-Up Restaurant Inspired by Local History
A group of local designers contextualized a historically-inspired space for René Redzepi's pop-up restaurant in Tulum.
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
A smart-home marketing stunt gone wrong.
This Tiny, Off-Grid Prefab Home Grows Its Own Food
Gray Organschi Architecture and the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture team up to create the Ecological Living Module, a...
This Prefab Shed Allows an Indigenous Community in Australia to Double Down on Food Production
SJB Architects collaborated with members of the Nyul Nyul Community to create an on-site harvesting facility that works with the...
Our 9 Favorite Direct-to-Consumer Brands for Quality Cookware at Affordable Prices
By cutting out the middleman, these online purveyors bring you thoughtfully designed kitchen essentials for less.
Food Court Gourmet
No need to brave the teeming throngs only to score a slice at Sbarro: These hopping food malls are as haute as can be.
Slow Food Nation
When Carlo Petrini spoke out against the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in his native Rome, he couldn’t have guessed that...
The Food Pyramid in Practice
The new Pyramid lunchbox takes the guesswork out of satisfying the daily recommended proportions of grains, fruits, protein, and...
Dwell’s Holiday Gift Guides Are a One-Stop Shop for Everyone on Your Nice List
From stocking stuffers to surprises for the one who has it all, these ideas take the headache out of searching for the perfect...
Kickstarter of the Week: Food Huggers
A pair of industrial designers mines their prospective audience to drum up funding for a simple yet genius kitchen product.
Preview: Good Food Sunday
We always like to end Dwell on Design on a high note and as we all know, most high notes in life include food.
Interview: Evan Kleiman on Food
The host of the public radio show Good Food, founder of Slow Food in Los Angeles, and owner of the heavenly L.A. institution...
Gifts for Home Bakers That Start at Just $12
Sourdough savants, this one’s for you.
12 Design-Smart Food Containers
Packed-up leftovers and stacked-up pantries are rarely the pride of the kitchen, but hiding them out of sight puts perishables...
Eat Love: A Book of Food Design
Food designer Marije Vogelzang creates recipes, plated presentations, and even molecular gastronomic buffets, turning the dining...
Architecture + Food = Stable Cafe
San Francisco's Mission District is known for its vibrant and often contrasting cultures—Mexican paleta wagons share the sidewalk...
Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing.
How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Change the Way We Eat?
Over the past 10 years, the troubling realities of the food supply chain became apparent.
Take 10 Minutes to Help People in Texas After the Winter Storms
In the wake of devastating storms, many people are in need of food, water, shelter, and other resources—here’s how you can help.
Taco Bell’s Hotel in Palm Springs Sells Out in Two Minutes
There go our dreams of lounging on a hot sauce pool floatie.
Find Fresh Foods in an Even Fresher Locale in Montreal
Plants and pastels enliven VertU Bar Santé.
How Crickets Can Solve the Pending Food Crisis
This startup is making insects look delicious.
Cooking Expert-Approved Kitchenware from Provisions
Provisions, a new online store launched by the minds behind Food52, brings artisanal, handmade design tools to your kitchen.
This Revolutionary Finnish Restaurant Is 100% Zero-Waste
In Helsinki, Nolla serves up organic, locally sourced fare in a Michelin-tiered dining experience—all without trash cans.
My House: Kitchy Kitchen’s Claire Thomas Restores an Endlessly Charming L.A. Midcentury
Food blogger and commercial director Claire Thomas honors this Brentwood home’s heartwarming history.
Journey by Design: Austin, Texas
Boasting the best in art, design, food, and music, the quirky state capital of Austin is a delightful destination.
Vancouver’s Savio Volpe Is a Playful New Take on the Italian Osteria
Savio Volpe, a glimmering restaurant in a sleepy nook in Vancouver, Canada, is frequented—as the story goes—by a dandy fox with a...
Tom Dixon and IKEA Are Designing the Future of Urban Farming
Urban farming is about to become easier (and more beautiful) than ever before.
8 Smart Gadgets to Supercharge Your Kitchen
Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.
14 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage
Turn your kitchen scraps into green gold with these sleek, stylish, and affordable composting bins.
The 14 Sustainable Swaps You Might Not Be Making
Easy peasy: There are a ton of simple ways to make a positive impact on Mother Earth without drastically altering your daily...

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