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

Mid-Century Textile Design
Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.
Q&A With the Design Duo Behind a Playful Textile Collection
As the Memphis design movement has once again picked up speed, a number of its founding members have been busy pursuing their own...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M
Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans is in the business of quilt-making.
Dwell on Design 2013: Brook&Lyn Woven Textile Art
Among the kitchens, prefab units, demonstrations, and presentation stages at Dwell on Design 2013, first-time exhibitor Brook&Lyn...
Spotlight on WRNS Studio and Their Work in the Bay Area—and Beyond
With a varied portfolio that includes projects ranging from the Airbnb headquarters to a contemporary parking garage in San...
Creatives of the Bay Area Series: Charles de Lisle
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be showcasing several homes of creative individuals we admire in the Bay Area—and we’re...
Industrial Revolution
Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Will the Furniture Revolution Be Livestreamed?
Alejandro Sticotti wants to make bookshelves and coatracks inexpensively—and for people to watch his team do it.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Bay Wash
With a presence in three centuries, Christi Azevedo’s Victorian survived the quake of 1906 and served as a laundry before its...
Q&A with Textile Designer Jack Lenor Larsen
We chat with the masterful weaver, textile designer, and gardener whose global aesthetic continues to reverberate and influence...
Revolution in an Unlikely Land
Old money and ultraconservative attitudes aren’t really compatible with forward thinking and radical ideas, but during the late...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Stay at a Stone-and-Glass Retreat in a Remote New Zealand Bay
Relax and soak up the scenery at this stunning architectural gem close to the sea.

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