After attending a few international furniture fairs, Dwell editors spot a hunger for optimism in design.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
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What's a Color Combo You Love?
Roses are red, violets are blue. We want to know your favorite hues.
The Untold Stories Behind the Legendary Homes of Luis Barragán
Dwell visits Casa Gilardi and Cuadra San Cristóbal in Mexico to learn what life is like within the homes of Pritzker-winning...
Dwell’s Top 10 Travel Stories of 2018
Brace yourself—our most popular travel stories of the year might have you packing your bags.
Every Chair Tells a Story
Designer Yinka Ilori narrates his personal experience by creating upcycled chairs.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary
More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces,...
The Pros and Cons of White Kitchen Cabinets
There's no lack of inspiration online when it comes to airy, white kitchens, but do they really live up to the hype?
This Minimalist Bungalow Will Change Color Over Time
Scandinavian and Japanese influences are expertly woven together to create a light-filled home in the Czech Republic.
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
A Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
12 Electrifying Kitchens That Are Unapologetic About Color
Eschewing neutrals for daring hues that draw the eye, these kitchens aren't for the faint of heart.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
A Metropolitan Story
The Metropolitan Chair got its breakthrough - and its name - at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1960, where the...