Bar Method
When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
A Radically Efficient Memphis Home Raises the Bar for Sustainability
Architect Barry Alan Yoakum draws on decades of experience to build what, by one measure, is the first zero-energy, zero-carbon...
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Seattle Raises the Bar for Sustainability
A NODE prefab, Solar Studio in West Seattle produces 100 percent of its own energy—and rental income for its eco-conscious owner.
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
Method Lab
Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice,...
This Stunning Home in Austria Sets a New Bar For Alpine Retreats
Horizontal larch cladding and a copper pitched roof lend textural detail to a contemporary farmhouse.
6 Home Wet Bars That Will Inspire You to Up Your Entertaining Game
A home wet bar can be much more than just a place to make drinks with access to running water.
14 of the Best Midcentury Renovations Setting the Bar in San Francisco
These renovated homes in the San Francisco Bay Area stay true to their midcentury roots while reaping the benefits of...
This Culinary School in Spain Features a Labyrinthine Bunker-Turned-Bar
In the coastal town of Castellón, a 19th-century villa with a military history now hosts a culinary institute called Gasma.
10 London Bars Every Design Lover Should Visit
London's buzzing bar scene offers everything from art deco lounges, to industrial supper clubs, to hip watering holes.
A Net-Zero Home in Colorado Raises the Bar for Indoor/Outdoor Living
Atop the footprint of a 1940s ranch house, architect Renée del Gaudio designs a family residence that intimately connects to its...
Perfect Pairings: 7 Bar Carts to Complement Your Favorite Cocktail
A bar cart that perfectly matches your favorite beverage? We’ll cheers to that.
A 17th-Century Building in the Swiss Alps Is Reimagined as a Residence, Rental, and Wine Bar
Designer Jonathan Tuckey reconfigures a stone-and-timber structure for contemporary living.
A New Bar in Helsinki Channels a Retro Soundtrack and a Midcentury Milanese Hotel Lounge
A new atmospheric bar and lounge opens up in a hip Helsinki neighborhood, channeling a retro-chic hotel lounge and inspired by a...
This Prefab Shipping Container Bar Can Pop Up Just About Anywhere
Canadian prefab builder Honomobo launches a portable shipping container bar that's basically a party in a box.
A Dingy L.A. Dive Becomes a Hip Bar, Hotel, and Music Studio Complex
Once a soundstage for director Ed Wood, a rehearsal space for Guns N’ Roses, and a bikini bar, East Hollywood hub Gold Diggers...
Run, Don't Walk to This Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bar in Chicago
East meets Midwest at Prairie School, a cocktail haven for architecture buffs that touts a noteworthy beverage program by...
The World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park Raises the Bar for Inclusion
In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second season.
Method Laundry Pump
A few weeks ago I attended a press event at method, which is headquartered conveniently around the corner from our Dwell offices.
Master Mixologist Mr. Lyan’s Rules for Raising the Bar at Your Next Cocktail Party
We spoke with internationally renowned mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana about crafting the right cocktail for any occasion,...
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
An Australian Cafe Filled With Handcrafted Details Comes to Portland, Oregon
Melbourne’s famous Proud Mary has come stateside, and the space is as thoughtful as its coffee.
Lowering the Bar
A modernist facade can't keep some developments from suffering from that very American malady: sprawl.
A New Velvet- and Brass-Filled Restaurant That’s Housed in a 19th-Century London Warehouse
Melbourne-based design studio Biasol transformed a 19th-century warehouse into a restaurant and bar that's outfitted with...
Method's New Pump Detergent
As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a difficult challenge: a lot of...
Live from the Show Floor: method
“It’s crazy that a laundry detergent product is on the show floor at a design conference,” says Matthew Loyd, the vice-president...
These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City
There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.
BUNKER, Post-apocalyptic themed bar
BUNKER – is a theme bar from Slovenia, set into the post-apocalyptic future, where not much has left of the world as we know it....
A Prefab Home Soaks Up Dreamy Island Views in the Pacific Northwest
Perched on a rocky bluff, a three-module home in the San Juan islands emphasizes energy-efficient design and indoor/outdoor...
15 Svelte Stools That’ll Make Your Kitchen Counter the Hip, New Hangout Spot
These clever, clean-lined designs are sure to raise the breakfast bar.
The Dwell 24: Orior
The furniture designers at Orior are applying a contemporary perspective informed by traditional methods.
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
Gift Guide: 11 Ways to Lift the Cocktail Lover's Spirits
From stocking stuffers to splurges, here's what to get the bar enthusiast.
4 Companies to Consider When Building a Prefab Home in Minnesota
These four Minnesota–based companies are raising the bar with their prefab home designs and systems.
Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth
A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.

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