AIGA Aspen Design Challenge
How can excess hair from beauty salons be used to clean oil spills? How do you convince six- to twelve-year-old children in China...
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
Now Taking Submissions: A Universal Design Challenge That Can Actually Make a Difference
For the second year in a row, Home Matters will be hosting a compelling design competition that will challenge architects and...
Behind the Scenes with Ellen's Design Challenge Winners Katie Stout and Karl Champley
The winners of Ellen's Design Challenge, Brooklyn designer Katie Stout and her Aussie carpenter Karl Champley, share...
Vertical Challenge
In the lofty Amsterdam apartment of Texas-born Hunter Hindman and Shelby Carr, mid-century modern mixes freely with contemporary...
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
The Caesarstone Challenge Winners, Unveiled
At Dwell we know that no space is complete without the right materials.
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
Open Architecture Challenge
After its tremendous success helping with the rebuilding of New Orleans after Katrina, Architecture for Humanity has announced...
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
How One Aspen House Lives Up to LEED
Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.
Judge a Book's Cover: AIGA 50/50 Exhibition
I love books. I will buy one if, after reading the first page, I want to turn it. But before reading the first word, it's...
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
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...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
The Globetrotting Designer That Takes on Challenges of All Scales
Size doesn't intimidate this ambitious designer.
Interior Design: Nicole Hollis
To call interior designer Nicole Hollis’s portfolio “eclectic” is an understatement.