Bach to Basics
On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...
Bach to the Beach
With authenticity and simplicity as their rallying cry, a Kiwi architect and his wife have built a modern beach house that puts a...
Bookshelf Basics
Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.
Buffalo Basics Founders
Buffalo, New York, regularly ranks among the top poorest cities in the United States.
Buffalo Basics at 153 Eaton Street
It may be hard to believe, but Buffalo, New York, was once a pinnacle of high-tech innovation, even dubbed the City of Light for...
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
The Low Down on Down
Warm, fluffy, lightweight and long-lasting, Down Bedding Basics provide the ultimate comfort while you sleep.
Here's What's Cooking in a Few of the Country's Hottest Design Incubators
Regional incubators are helping independent designers learn the basics of how to scale up and succeed—and boost the local economy.
Philippe Starck, Discount Shopper?
“In a time of financial crisis, we must go back to timeless objects and rediscover the elegance of basics,” said designer...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries
Riddle us this: Why would a couple register for fondue pots and salt spoons in 2015? Don't fret: Dwell has rounded up everything...
Gardening For Beginners: How To Cultivate Your Green Thumb
Gardening is a great way to spend your time.
Get Paid to Green Your Home
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like self-actualization once we've managed the basics...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Gerald Parsonson's Favorite Buildings
I've admired Kiwi architect Gerald Parsonson's work for some time.
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
Off-the-Grid Island House in New Zealand Connects with the Outdoors
A remote beachside cottage evokes the spirit of camping trips.
Home Swede Home
A Swedish kitchen has a nifty mix of low, high, and custom pieces under designer Mads Odgård.
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.