An Old Grain Warehouse on the River Thames Is Transformed Into an Industrial-Modern Home
In Rotherhithe Village on the banks of the River Thames in England is an old grain storage warehouse that was refurbished and...
Mastering the Wood Grain
“Process is everything in my work,” says Michael Rupich, designer and founder of EndGrain Furniture, a woodworking studio based...
Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes
If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally.
Experience the Magic of Easter Island While Staying in a Modern Eco-Cabana
Located against the beautiful and mysterious backdrop of Easter Island in Chile, the Morerava Cabins boast a sleek,...
Michele De Lucchi
The legendary Italian architect, designer, and artist discusses the power of empathy in design, the fight against complacency, and...
12 Modern Marvels in New England
New England is one of the oldest, most patriotic regions in the United States.
Offered at $674K, This Hybrid Prefab Is in Tune With the Californian Desert
In the high desert landscape of Yucca Valley, California, the rectilinear Graham Residence cuts a striking figure against the...
A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.
A Year of Careful Study Leads to a Thoughtful Renovation of a 1949 Eichler
Whenever Jay and Melissa of Serrao Design/Architecture are tasked with transforming an older home, they try to heighten its...
Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium.
Interior Designer Peter Bentel Reviews 5 Barstools
Frontways, sideways, backward, or leaning against the back. Breakfast, beers, or bitters.
Missing the Mark
Landscape design is a matter of personal taste, but there are some approaches that almost any designer would recommend against.
Friday Finds 09.07.12
In this chapter of Friday Finds, studio visits with Belgian designers, a controversial statement against architects, wearable...
At Dwell on Design, Learn What Is Being Done to Make NYC More Resilient Post-Sandy
Join us for a conversation with architects Illya Azaroff and Lance Brown on possible improvements to New York City's defenses...
Dim Some, Lose Some
Waste extends far beyond what winds up in the landfill.
The Food Pyramid in Practice
The new Pyramid lunchbox takes the guesswork out of satisfying the daily recommended proportions of grains, fruits, protein, and...
Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...
The Modernist Icon with Over 1,000 Pieces of Furniture to His Name
Josef Frank: Against Design, which runs through April 2016 at Vienna’s Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, is a...
Slow Food Nation
When Carlo Petrini spoke out against the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in his native Rome, he couldn’t have guessed that...
Crafting a Hollow Wood Surfboard from Old-Growth Redwood
Long inspired by the work of Grain Surfboards based in Maine, San Francisco's own Danny Hess, and my friend Patrick Burnett of...

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