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

BIG to Design Tallinn City Hall
In a unanimous decision by the jury for the international competition to design Tallinn's new City Hall, the entry from Danish...
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
7 Big Lessons to Learn From Tiny Home Design
Acclaimed for being sustainable, affordable, and adorable residences, tiny homes are also superb teachers when it comes to...
Your Design City
The 20 finalists in the Your Design City photography competition on flickr have been announced.
Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
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.
The City of Lisbon Inspired the Design of This Surprisingly Luxurious Student Residence
"Designer living" isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind when talking about student accommodations.
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.
This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design
In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...
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...
Big Sur: Going Coastal
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...
'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...
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...
Tallinn, Estonia
Since the fall of the USSR, Tallinn has managed to look unblinkingly to the future while still retaining vital elements of its...
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,...
Vancouver is an extroverted city
Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a dramatic natural setting, but as Omer Arbel shows us, there’s more to the city of glass...