Culture by Design: Datadog HQ
It's no secret that design has an impact on the way people use and feel about space.
A Modern Bali Resort That’s Inspired by the Local Landscape and Culture
Sited between Bali’s majestic Mount Batukaru and a tranquil beach—and surrounded by UNESCO-protected paddy fields—Soori Bali is a...
Craft Culture Face-Off
On the surface, craft culture may seem as soft and fuzzy as a skein of hand-dyed yarn, but as I learned at the American Craft...
Making Ancient Cultures Look Modern
Driaan Claassen combines a variety of materials and a love of history to create distinct objects.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
The New Language of Latin American Design
An exhibition showcases the experimental edge of the region's design culture.
Explore 12 of Our Favorite Homes in Portland
Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
A Community-Oriented Vacation Rental in Panamanian Paradise
Casa Comunal, a passion project begun by an avid surfer and his friends, is a new Caribbean getaway that embeds travelers in the...
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside?
Homes built under the earth or into the sides of mountains have been a part of our culture since the prehistoric days.
Renzo Piano's Jaw-Dropping Design for the Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.
Friday Finds 10.22.2010
The Dwell team was heavily inspired by art and photography this week.
A Piece of Home
Made of hardy Scottish materials and holding a Japanese heart, this Edinburgh house shows that two architects from disparate...
A Multimedia Polymath
Across platforms, artist and designer Martine Syms makes use of publications, installations, and social media to convey her...
Friday Finds 1.28.11
In this last Friday Finds for the month of January, we bring you a handful of the photographs, films, and other aspects of visual...
The Shed: A New Hub For Artistic Invention Coming Soon to New York City
Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...
Chris Jackson: What Multiculturalism Can Do For Everyone
What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why we need...
The Future of Office Design
What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to...
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