“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

This Year, the Chicago Architecture Biennial Is All about Inclusion
The international exhibition has returned with more than 100 civic, educational, and cultural events—and the entire program is...
Top 9 Design and Architecture Podcasts to Tune Into
Nerd out with our favorite design podcasts.
The Design Life: What Inspires This Year’s Dwell 24?
Learn how our favorite emerging talents live, work, and dream design in 2019.
The Design Life: What Inspires This Year’s Dwell 24?
We asked The Dwell 24 about how they work and how think they about the future of design.
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Cat Architecture: 6 Homes Designed With Felines in Mind
These cat-friendly homes allow people and their pets to live together in perfect harmony.
Drawing the Line: Concrete Pavers That Advance Architectural Design
Stepstone’s diverse collection of Linearity Pavers extend and accentuate the lines that give shape to architectural forms.
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.
SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design
Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
Somewhere in-between the mid-19th century, the 1960s, and the future, lies Utopie Plastic, or Plastic Utopia: an outdoor art...
Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
13 Extraordinary Women in Design and Architecture You Need to Know
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the work of 13 inspiring designers whose contributions to architecture, interior design,...
Going Circular Is the New Green—Here’s How Home Goods Companies Are Closing the Loop
From IKEA to Emeco, a growing number of businesses are slashing waste by putting it straight back into production.
How Sweden Harnesses Democratic Architecture and Design For the Common Good
Join Dwell on a journey through Stockholm and Malmö to see how architects and creatives are building a better world through good...
These Trends Spotted at Denmark’s 3 Days of Design Will Shape Our Homes This Year
Running from September 3 to 5, the annual showcase in Copenhagen reveals resonant new themes in interior design.
Architecture for Humanity at Dwell On Design 2013
We are proud to announce that Architecture for Humanity will be onstage at Dwell on Design 2013 to discuss their ongoing...
Five of the Uncountable Contributions Virgil Abloh Made to Architecture and Home Design
Abloh, the Louis Vuitton menswear designer and prolific creative who died last month, applied his architecture training to build...
The Parallelogram House Helps Reshape a Sleepy Canadian City
With an unusually angular home, a studio builds on a practice known for striking silhouettes.
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
“The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the...
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Now in its Fifth Year, the FOG Design+Art Fair Shakes Up San Francisco
Bringing together leaders in design, art, and culture, the FOG Design+Art Fair is on view January 11–14, 2018 at the Fort Mason...
Don Norman Reviews 7 Modern Faucets
Far from fickle, faucets function best when they’re running hot and cold.
Groundbreaking Design
It has been nearly half a decade, but the Dwell Home II is back! Construction began this winter in the hills outside Los Angeles,...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
Designs of the Year 2013 at London’s Design Museum
The Design Museum London’s annual "Designs of the Year" exhibition acts as a wonderful filter for a year’s worth of production...
Taking Architecture to the BMX Track
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
This Modern Courtyard Home Celebrates a 100-Year-Old Tree
A former fruit orchard makes for a stunning family home outside of London.
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
Rare Chairs, Rising Tides, and Everything Else You Need to See at This Year’s Design Miami
We spoke with curatorial director Aric Chen about why he wants the major design fair to be more than just a marketplace.
12 Things That Got Me Through a Horrible Year
Dwell’s executive editor Jenny Xie picks her desert island essentials—if the desert island were a global pandemic.
The Best Labor Day Deals to Shop Online This Year
Score fabulous discounts all week long on your favorite apparel, home decor, and more.

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