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...
Casa Perfect Debuts Reinaldo Sanguino’s Vibrant Ceramics Inspired by ’90s Graffiti Culture
Throughout his 20-year career, Venezuelan-born artist Reinaldo Sanguino has been influenced by material culture, early-1990s...
Culture by Design: Datadog HQ
It's no secret that design has an impact on the way people use and feel about space.
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.
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.
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
Found MUJI Celebrates German Craftsmanship With a New Collection of Useful Objects
Muji's Found series unveils a new collection of curiosities inspired by the culture and customs surrounding German craftsmanship.
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...
Take an Eco-Escape to a Spherical Forest Villa in an Eroded Volcanic Cone in Rwanda
With interiors and an architectural style that's deeply rooted in indigenous design traditions, the recently opened Bisate Lodge...
The New Language of Latin American Design
An exhibition showcases the experimental edge of the region's design culture.
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...
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.
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.
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.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
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,...
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...