Paint it Black
This family of cost-conscious Hamburgers (freshly back in Germany after years abroad) converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century...
Paint it Black: One Couple's Journey to Minimalism
The prospect of retirement doesn’t just signal the end of a career; it offers the chance to recalibrate and re-prioritize in life.
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
Although some may initially think that the color black might evoke a dark and ominous architectural mood, it's actually a great...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
DIY Black Chalkboard Pegboard by Margaret Oomen
Sometimes the pursuit of a simple accessory can result in a surprising upshot.
Product design that takes cues from nature, known as biomimicry, has produced a num-ber of ingenious and popular products we use...
The Power of Paint
Students are redesigning their environment under the guidance of Publicolor, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by...
The One-of-a-Kind Home of the Late Architect John Black Lee Drops to $750K
For those on the market for a unique dwelling that was designed and inhabited by an iconic midcentury architect, feast your eyes...
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints...
Black, Red, and Green All Over
A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.
Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black
For our first Kickstarter of the week, we leave aside all the gizmos, gadgets, and destined-for-the-gift-shop design so common on...
Black Hogg in Silver Lake
While diners can certainly feast on brioche boxes, Prince Edward Island mussels, and uni toast at Black Hogg, a sweet little...
Sculpture Lets the Public Paint the Sky
An art installation in Vancouver, suspended 24 stories above the harbor, lets the public create light patterns with the swipe of...
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.
The Rewilding | A Mapped Essay in Paint & Poetry
This stunning meditative field guide on California was created specifically for Of the Wolves by artist + poet + wildlife...
Diagnosing Your Designer Black Style: Three Rooms, Three Ways
When Marvin’s new Designer Black painted interior finish meets Room & Board’s cultivated cool home furnishings, it’s hard to not...
Photo of the Week: Black and White Vignette
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
6 Low-VOC Pink Paint Colors
Cover bare walls with any of these six rose-colored options from Sherwin-Williams, Devine Colors, and Glidden.
Australia's Black Granite Box at Venice Architecture Biennale
An uncannily simple white cube gallery space wrapped in black granite comes to the Australian pavilion of the Venice Architecture...