Modern Ritual
When it came time to partake in rituals like lighting the Shabbat candles or setting the seder plate, designer Stanley Saitowitz...
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...
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...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
AIA SF Design Awards 2009
San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception.
Aluminum Clad Residential Units in San Francisco
It may not be to Queen Anne's tastes, but 1234 Howard is true to its context.
Product Spotlight: Another Ceramic Candlestick
Light the way with these charming candlesticks designed by London-based French product designer Marie Dessuant for Another...
Last Words
We put the same four questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 to learn what they’re inspired by and what they’re totally...
Last Words, Take Two
We put the same six questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 issue to learn what they’re reading, rethinking, and...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Creative Renovation in Brooklyn
When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous...
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors
Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Last Major Residential Masterpiece Could Be Yours for $8 Million
For the price of $8 million, Frank Lloyd Wright’s last extensive residential commission is on the market after being thoroughly...
Designer Focus: Brad Ascalon
As commissions for new furniture and lighting roll in, third-generation designer Brad Ascalon carries on the family tradition.
It Took Three Days to Ferry This Off-the-Grid Prefab to Its Remote Australian Site
Ever wonder what it takes to get a house to the end of the...
Dwell Store Gift Guide: For the Home
If the home is where the heart is, the holidays present the perfect opportunity to give your friends and family heartfelt gifts...
Wearable Vintage Memphis Jewelry Taps Into Postmodern Revival
A studio jewelry manufacturer founded in the 1980s opens its vault, selling the remaining stock from a trove of brooches,...
The Master Plans of a Modern Past
Architects have always dreamed big about city life—these iconic utopian visions bring us back to the future.
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