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...
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...
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...
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...
Classic West Meets Contemporary Cool at the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming
New York City-based Studio Tack transforms a 1950s motel into a modern property that incorporates local culture into its...
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 Your Home With Dwell Photos
Now you can browse the best photos on Dwell.com from our bloggers, magazine and community of users.
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.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
The Tallest: Iconic Design Writ Large
There’s just something deeply compelling about building ... up.
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...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
The Design Week Movement
If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea, then the...