Designing Happiness // Nika Zupanc
Nika Zupanc discusses Emotional Ergonomics in the pursuit of “Designing Happiness”.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
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.
Decompress at This Boutique Hotel and Yoga Retreat in the Costa Rican Jungle
Studio Saxe has designed a boutique hotel and yoga studio amid the jungle in Nosara, Costa Rica, an area known for the pursuit of...
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
25 Bold Ways to Decorate with Yellow
The color yellow is associated with many things including bliss, happiness, and energy (to name a few).
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...
Design in Atlanta
The Monogram Modern Home left the lone star state in pursuit of Atlanta where it joined the Westside Provisions District on...
Western Promises
William McDonough + Partners’ design for a small village in northeastern China was meant to stand as a model for sustainable...
DIY Black Chalkboard Pegboard by Margaret Oomen
Sometimes the pursuit of a simple accessory can result in a surprising upshot.
And the Water Wise Winners Are...
We teamed up with Kohler in hot pursuit of a common enemy—the water hog—and we asked you to submit your water-saving solutions...
Surf Shacks 049 - Jake Burghart + Meredith Danluck
Jake and Meredith are what some might call a power couple in the film and production world.
A Week at the Airport: Part I
Not so long ago I read the English pop philospher and writer Alain de Botton's book The Architecture of Happiness.
45 Pets in Beautiful Modern Homes
Here at Dwell, we love animals—and so do the individuals and families who have graced our pages.
Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos.
Expert Even Byron reviews 6 commuter bicycles
As the bike industry begins to meet the growing demand for practical, sensible bicycles tailored to commuting and urban outings,...
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
A Coal Crane Houses an Unexpected Retreat and Meeting Room in Copenhagen
Suspended high in the air over an industrial landscape in Nordhavn, a working harbor in Copenhagen, is an upscale retreat and...
Lomography Loves Japan
Amid the flurry of creative efforts towards Japan fund-raising comes this latest offering: Lomography Loves Japan, a fleet of...
Artist Maira Kalman at the CJM
I've long loved her New Yorker covers, and am still over the moon about the illustrated version of Strunk and White's classic The...

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