Alexander McQueen and the Meaning of Life
I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to...
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Alexander Girard: An Uncommon Vision
A pop-up exhibition in Manhattan heralds Herman Miller's first-ever archival reissues of Girard's furniture and textile designs.
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
A Victorian Cottage in Houston Finds New Life as a Local Firm's Office
In Houston's historic Old Sixth Ward, a neglected, 1904 Folk Victorian cottage is relocated and restored as a modern office.
These 11 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 11 unique fences might just...
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
The Life Fair
Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...
Live the Airstream Life Vicariously With a New Book That Celebrates the Timeless Trailers
With its distinctive silver, bullet-shaped profile, the Airstream has been an integral part of the American recreational...
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
Photo of the Week: Alexander Girard and Charley Harper Pairing
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
An Expanded Monograph Looks Back on the Life and Career of Modern Master Jean Prouvé
Ten years after its original publication, historian Raymond Guidot’s tome gets an extensive update.
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
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...
A New Book Examines the Art of Breathing Life Into Forgotten Architecture
"We often hear that we live in a time that has no respect for the past: that ours is an era that disregards the architectural...
25 Father’s Day Gifts For the Modern Dad in Your Life
With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for...

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