Mountaintop Modern
A couple's investment of sweat equity pays dividends in a mountainside house in southwestern...
Top 5 Saul Bass Movie Titles
In our February issue, on newsstands now, we celebrate the life and work of the great graphic designer Saul Bass on the...
10 Cozy Wood-Burning Stoves For Riding Out the Last Bit of Cold Weather
Wood-burning stoves aren't just for rustic cabins in the woods anymore.
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
Steel and Magnolias
What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live...
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
Bookshelf Basics
Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.
Putting Industrial Style Design into Your Living Space
How adding industrial style furnishings can bring a bit of factory floor to your decor.
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
On a Rock in a Hard Place
In an unlikely mountaintop locale, Anderson Anderson Architecture crafted a home out of a complex composition of off-the-shelf...
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
Beach Reading
Looking for a little light literature to while away the hours? We suggest a quartet of (fictional) titles for the design minded.
Bacteria take a Bite out of Messy Manufacturing of High End Products
Anodizing aluminum has gotten a bit of a bad rap in the environmentally conscious community...Until now.
Friday Finds 06.08.12
Have a look at three of our favorite finds from the week: candy architecture, painting the streets, and a bit of cyberwarfare.
Striking a Cord
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...
Friday Finds 10.22.2010
The Dwell team was heavily inspired by art and photography this week.
Roger Federer's Personal Logo?
If you put any stock at all in national stereotypes--we Americans are a bit pudgy, I confess--then you're no stranger to the...
A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation
To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid...
Tips For Organising Your Office Secret Santa!
At this time of year, as a business you might be looking for a few ways to bring the festive cheer into your office; well, look...
Passive Progressive
Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit...