Ai Weiwei’s Washington Moment
He’s been jailed, beaten, and most recently, had his design firm, Fake Cultural Development, shut down by Chinese authorities.
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ai Weiwei's Sobering Alcatraz Exhibition
Dwell visits the Chinese artist's most recent offering and chats with the show's organizer.
Magic Moment
Design Platform revamps a mid-century gem that will last a lifetime.
Lakeside Home in Washington
After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.
Photo of the Week: Subtle Material Moment in Toronto
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington
For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...
1860s Stable Modernized in Melbourne
On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two...
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to...
The Woodman’s Treehouse
The Woodman’s Treehouse transports its guests into a green wonderland where uninterrupted views of the forest and modern comforts...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the...
Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
In the proposed guesthouse, water joins concrete, weathering steel, and glass as another building material.
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
A Waterfront Washington Home Designed by a Renowned Spokane Architect Is Listed For $675K
This 1960s abode designed by Moritz Kundig includes a healthy dose of love for Washington's rugged, glorious, natural terrain.
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
A Look at Moment 2.0 on Kickstarter
The world's first battery case, photo case, and cinema wide lens for mobile photography.
A Family Villa in Budapest With Colorful, 1960s-Inspired Interiors
Built at the turn of the 19th century, this villa in Budapest has been remodeled with bold and colorful, pop art-inspired...
Washington, DC
Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide...

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