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...
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
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.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
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.
Built-In Beauty
While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is...
Alexander Girard at Urban Outfitters
Alexander Girard has certainly been spreading the love lately.
Live Like Steve McQueen for a Cool 2.5 Million Dollars
The King of Cool's former Palm Springs mid-century modern pad is currently on the market.
Ceramic Artist Francesca DiMattio Explores the Beauty in Domesticity
Francesca DiMattio's large-scale ceramic sculptures turn elements of functional design into dramatic works of art.
Photo of the Week: A Balinese Beauty by Alexis Dornier Architecture & Design
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
From Textiles and Scents, to Posters and a 3D-Printed Pavilion, the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial Ponders Beauty
Curator Ellen Lupton walks us through a few of the highlights from "Beauty," the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s...
Examining the Architecture of the Art Deco Automobile
The North Carolina Museum of Art celebrates the beauty of Art Deco automotive design.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
Explore 12 of Our Favorite Homes in Portland
Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
Mini Structures Are the Winter Equivalent of the Lifeguard Station
Five creative warming huts on Lake Ontario ignore the cold to celebrate scenic beauty and public space.
Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.
Get the Scoop on Exhibit Columbus With Designer Jonathan Nesci
The Columbus, Indiana, designer previews how a series of installations will reimagine a famous streetscape by Alexander Girard.
An Open Air Hotel Room in the Swiss Alps
Sleeping under the stars has been translated into an inspired concept that uses minimalism and the beauty of nature to offer a...
Carreau du Temple: Parisian Poetry in Glass and Steel
Studio Milou’s restoration of a public pavilion showcases the beauty of the Marais.
A Pair of English Barns Hide Unabashedly Bold and Budget-Friendly Minimalist Interiors
Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for...