A Note on Our Expert: Leonard Koren
Leonard Koren has led an enviably desultory life, first dropping out of college to paint murals with a group called the Los...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
These 5 Transformations Show Why Challenging Renovations Are Worth It
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.
Worth the Wait
Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to...
Playgrounds Worth A Trip
In honor of our family themed July/August issue, we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog Playscapes, to...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
6 Beachside Bungalows on our Bucket List
We scoured the globe to pull together a guide of the best summer retreats.
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their clean, modern...
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week.
Our Story
Inspired by French bicycle design of the 50s and 60s we have created a bicycle that preserves the simple elegance and pure form...
Get Organized and Productive With Our New Homework Collection From Modern by Dwell Magazine
After launching our new Dwell x Target collection back in December, we've continued to bring you modern pieces for your home that...
Our Renovation
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful,...
Architecture Critics Worth Your Time
As more and more of the design press moves to the web, I'd like to take a moment to remind you blog-hungry architecture fiends...
Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A.
In her work, Catherine Opie has consistently focused her lens on the subcultural phenomena and the castaways of Los...
Field Notes Winter Colors Series
I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design...
Experience a Modern, Eclectic Side of Singapore at One of These 10 City Stays
As one of Southeast Asia’s most design-savvy cities, the tropical cosmopolis of Singapore has a growing number of interesting...
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...
Explore 12 of Our Favorite Homes in Portland
Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces.