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Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996,…
The Day After
The election is finally over. Now what to do with all that campaign crap? (I mean, paraphernalia.)
MAD’s After the Museum
A new exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design is best described as an ecosystem, says MAD's Manager of Public…
After Sandy, an NYC Designer Rehabs His Ruined Apartment—and Lends Neighbors a Hand with Theirs
The perks of having a designer in the co-op.
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
A Young Haitian Rebuilds After the Devastating Quake
In the wake of a catastrophic earthquake, a young Haitian photographer builds anew.
The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
The Midcentury Home That Maintains Its Quirkiness After All These Years
Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.
Photo of the Week: A Powdery View of the Calm After a Storm
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the…
On a Street Named After a Local Film Legend, a Los Angeles Home Gets a Few New Lines
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
After a Year on the Market, Philip Johnson’s Wiley House Drops by $2 Million
The influence that Philip Johnson had on midcentury architecture in New Canaan, Connecticut is undeniable. While his…
Beloved Midcentury Houses Examined After Decades of Wear and Tear
A new book looks at the evolution and adaptation of iconic midcentury modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Hero or Villain? London’s Robin Hood Gardens Will Be Torn Down After Decades of Dividing Critics
An upcoming exhibit honors the soon-to-be-departed social housing mid-rise and Brutalist icon.
You'll Yearn For Summer After You See This Prefab Bar
Nicknamed the Green Lantern, this portable bar in Buenos Aires saves the day (and the night).
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
A chalet shaped after the surrounding mountains of Les Jeurs.
Each Day at This Floating Home Begins With a Swim, Just Two Feet From Bed
After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
Eames Molded Plywood Chair
The chair that would earn Charles and Ray Eames the accolade of Best Design of the 20th Century from Time Magazine…
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