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

Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
Your Design City
The 20 finalists in the Your Design City photography competition on flickr have been announced.
Women in Design at City Modern
This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic...
Brooklyn Design at City Modern
The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel.
Tackling Big Design Questions in an Iconic Home
In John Lautner’s Garcia House, Nest, Dwell, and Airbnb invited the Los Angeles design world to consider our current crossroads...
Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation
Exciting news in the design world: Danish powerhouse designer firms Kilo Design (headed by Lars Holme Larsen), BIG (led by Bjarke...
What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview
After Hurricane Sandy brought New York City’s precarious coastline to the forefront of the city’s collective attention last year,...
Tallinn, Estonia
Since the fall of the USSR, Tallinn has managed to look unblinkingly to the future while still retaining vital elements of its...
'Design through the Ages' Kicks off City Modern
City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Thinking Outside The "Big Box" At Liverpool Insurgentes, Mexico City
Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto | Images: James...
Big Ideas for Cities Reach Chicago by Way of South Africa
Johannesburg-based design studio Counterspace was founded in 2014 by young architecture graduates Sumayya Vally, Sarah de...
What's the Big Deal With Authenticity, Anyway? Design Insiders Weigh In.
As Herman Miller files a motion to protect their intellectual property—and with our Furniture Issue currently on newsstands—we...
Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City
With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters its fourth year with programs and tours in all five boroughs.
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
Mexico City is the creative haven du jour teeming with epicurean delights, stunning architecture, and a bustling arts scene.
Bigger is Better
Welcome to the era of the megacity.
Linear City
Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines...
City Bike
The Eurobike trade show just ended, and among the offerings at the world's largest bike-geek festival was Cannondale's Hooligan.
Surrogate Cities
So this is what city life boils down to: flat roofs, right angles, and steel-mesh awnings for industrial spice.
Turbine City
Conceptual large-scale architecture plays a starring role in many design proposals aimed at addressing climate change.

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