Contemporary design, like contemporary art, is truly what is happening now. However, contemporary design is sometimes associated with the 1980s, as modern design is often associated with the 1950s. Whatever you want to call it, design that is responding to the client and the time that we live, is what interests us the most.

Indianapolis Museum Unveils New Contemporary Design Galleries
Fans of contemporary design in the Midwest—as well as those planning a visit, or merely passing through—have much to celebrate...
Contemporary Nordic Town House
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...
Turkish Contemporary Design at ICFF 2013: WantedDesign
This May an exhibition of contemporary Turkish design was on display at the third installment of the Wanted Design fair, a...
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...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca
When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...
Architect Ed Binkley on Contemporary Home Design and the ‘New Modern'
Influenced by brands like IKEA, home shows on HGTV, and the Scandanavian ‘less stuff and more life’ attitude, the clean, simple...
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
Iconic Artist Wendell Castle Talks Contemporary Furniture Design at Dwell on Design NY
The established artist and designer joins us for a discussion about what's next in furniture.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen
Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.
Contemporary Kitchen Island Pendants Spotted in California Home
Niche modern kitchen island pendants serve as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral space by Jules Art of Living.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
6 Design Experts Working in Flush
As a greater awareness of design grows among the general public, more people are asking for the sleekly trued lines and surfaces...

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