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...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December 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...
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...
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...
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
A Contemporary Home Cascades Down the Hillside in Vancouver
Astounding mountain and harbor views in Central Vancouver direct the remodel of this 1970s dwelling.
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.
A Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face
A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.
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.
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.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
A Comfortable Patio with a Sharp Design
In coastal Norway, a guesthouse serves as a sculptural refuge.
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.
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.