BIG & Parkour in "My Playground"
I just came across the trailer for My Playground, a most unusual documentary about architecture by director Kaspar…
10 Playgrounds With Modern Twists
Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in the 19th century—a few swings, a…
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Lava Flow 4, The Big Island
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the…
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic…
Big Sur: Going Coastal
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Bright Renovation of a 1970s Big Sur Home
Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible. So when Austrian…
Cozy and Compact: 10 Tiny Homes in the Big Apple
The motto "the bigger the better" simply doesn't exist in our book. We firmly believe that you can create the perfect…
The Big Easy
Most prefab manufacturing facilities house loads of heavy machinery, but not every design must be constructed on the…
Residence and Playground by Sota Matsuura Architects
Residence and Playground is a minimal home located in Hyogo, Japan, designed by Sota Matsuura Architects.
Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum
Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm…
Playgrounds Worth A Trip
In honor of our family themed July/August issue, we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog…
A Charming Playground That’s Surprisingly Modern
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of…
Bigger is Better
Welcome to the era of the megacity. The world has more big cities than at any time in history, and those cities are…
The Big Reveal: An Interior Designer Unveils Her “No Ordinary Kitchen” Makeover
In partnership with Signature Kitchen Suite, designer Amber Lewis trades her old-school country kitchen for sleek,…
Make Your Space Look Bigger: 10 Lofted Bedrooms
We believe that there are many awesome advantages to having a loft in your home. Loft design is a stylish and effective…
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
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…
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters. But for a select lucky few, scant square footage adds up to…