Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
Take Charge of the New Year With These 8 Organizational Products
This morning on our #ModernMonday chat, Dwell and the community discussed hopes and resolutions for design in the new year.
Modern Sustainable Kitchen Renovation in Pennsylvania
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.
AGS Stainless Hosts #ModernMonday with Dwell and Design Milk!
AGS Stainless hosts #ModernMonday on Monday, Dec 12th!
Working Your Way to a Blended Home
Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together to create a blended space that fits with both their...
Power Plastic
Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.
Vampire Power
Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that...
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
The Power of Paint
Students are redesigning their environment under the guidance of Publicolor, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by...
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
Best Desked
Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern design.
Best Buy
Good design isn’t inextricably wed to a high price tag. These classic designs run the gamut of types and prices.
The Latest from Michelle Kaufmann
Michelle Kaufmann's new mkHearth is a semi-prefab house that evokes old-timey barns and vacation-destination chalets.
Stay in a Solar-Powered, Ring-Shaped Vacation Home in the Spanish Countryside
As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...
The Power of Design That is Snøhetta
Snøhetta, a full service design and architecture firm, has been recognized by Architect's Newspaper for its expansion of the San...
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
The Philosophy of Juxtaposed:Power
At a party last year I was chatting with Mike Simonian of the San Francisco design firm Mike and Maaike.
New Power Generation
Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale energy...
Introducing the Power Slider for iPhone
I finally joined the cult of iPhone a few weeks ago and overall I'm thrilled with my new gadget.
The Future of Solar Water Heating
Dwell hosts a Q&A with Mike Landau, solar water heating program manager for SoCalGas and Nurit Katz, chief sustainability officer...