Casual Cacti
A 1,100-square-foot loft in the historic Bester Building, a former steam-engine factory in Emeryville, California, is updated...
Here’s the Real Reason Why Offices Are Becoming More Casual
By almost every measure, America’s workplaces are becoming more informal.
8 Essential Elements of California Style
Want to achieve that effortless, airy California style? Here are the 10 essentials you need to achieve this casual, beachy...
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
Private Workspace Incorporates Clusters of Office Pendant Lighting
Niche office pendant lighting contributes to the mood of this professional yet casual work environment.
A Movable Fete
Flash back to the 1970s for visionary Italian designer Joe Colombo’s Living Center, a mod take on a casual soirée.
Adventures on Craigslist
No, not those kind of adventures, Mr. Casual Encounters.
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
BKB Ceramics
One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design 2012 was BKB Ceramics, a company—well, an artisan really—based in Joshua Tree,...
Latin America meets South East Asia at Bochinche, Singapore
Bochinche, the word for 'gossip' in Latin American Spanish, has been conceived as a casual, lively yet sophisticated space where...
A Design Classic Reimagined: Artek Stool 60
Designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the Artek Stool 60 is the definition of functionalist furniture design.
How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool
There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all.
Photo of the Week: Cactus Love Story
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
A Cozy and Modern Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom in Buenos Aires
Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern...
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
A Look Inside Squarespace NYC
Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their minimalist branding.
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
These Separate Studios Keep a Retired Couple Happy
Art and life meet in the middle at a creative family retreat in Central Mexico.
Net Assets
Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro...
Follow Us to Japan, Australia, and Mexico to See Our Top 3 Homes of the Week
We celebrated Independence Day on July 4th and worked a three-day week here at Dwell, which means we only have three homes to...

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