While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is...
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
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.
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...
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.
Examining the Architecture of the Art Deco Automobile
The North Carolina Museum of Art celebrates the beauty of Art Deco automotive design.
Carreau du Temple: Parisian Poetry in Glass and Steel
Studio Milou’s restoration of a public pavilion showcases the beauty of the Marais.
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.
Plum Modern Pendant Lighting Adds Pop of Color in Canadian Kitchen
This Canadian home features vibrant details that bring beauty to every room, like our plum modern pendant lighting.
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.
Fields of Old
Tatsuro Kiuchi finds beauty in the banal, even in a fleeting look at his homeland through the window of a bullet train.
curio 7: trunk show
Sometimes one’s art can be simultaneously window and mirror: an escape hatch to another life, a reflection of the beauty of one’s...
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...
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...
Spotlight on Portugal: 7 Epic Modern Spaces
With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see destination for all design lovers.
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood.