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Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...
Walter van Beirendonck Brings His Fantastical World to IKEA
The outlandish Belgian fashion designer, a member of the iconic Antwerp Six, creates a quirky pattern-filled capsule collection...
This Updated Breuer House Could Be Yours for a Cool $2.3 Million
Created at the peak of Marcel Breuer's collaboration with Walter Gropius, the 1940 Chamberlain Cottage hits the market in...
Bauhaus by the Sea
No nautical nonsense here.
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...
Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde
Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau...
Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA
This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and...
Harry Seidler: Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design
"Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design" is a traveling exhibition celebrating the 19th anniversary of leading 20th century...
Preserving New England Houses
In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
A Proper Primer on Modernism
The historicization of modern architecture is quick to lionize Mies, Gropius, Wright and others, but too often treats them as...
The People's Park
An amorphous profession, landscape architecture embraces everything from civic plazas, highways, and landfill reclamations to the...
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Design: It's About Time
On September 18, Dwell deputy editor Aaron Britt will join the AIASF's Architecture in the City Festival, San Francisco's...
Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z
With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.
A 400-year-old icon of Japanese design inspires generations of modern architects.
Design Icon: Eileen Gray
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.
The Hatch Cottage is both a gorgeous example of American modern architecture and a peaceful retreat located in a pristine...
Partners in Design
A design career spanning decades has left this pair of Design Research–alumni with a thing or two to say concerning the state of...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Taking Care of Business
A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and...
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