“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
The Business Behind Indie Design
There's more to making it as a designer than creating great goods—you also need to find an avenue through which to share your...
Kickstart Some Design
If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could...
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Design Shop Visit: Mjölk in Toronto
This Canadian duo searches out top Scandinavian and Japanese designs and brings their best finds back to this Toronto shop.
13 Iconic Buildings Designed by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry's recognizable designs are often cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture.
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for...
Get Your Fix of Midcentury Scandinavian Design at This Copenhagen Hotel
To say that Hotel Alexandra was dedicated to Danish midcentury design would be an understatement.
Ready for a design vacation?
If you're planning a break, don't (ever) compromise on style. Stay in a vacation rental that lives up to your design standards.
Putting Industrial Style Design into Your Living Space
How adding industrial style furnishings can bring a bit of factory floor to your decor.
Gear Up For Dwell on Design 2017
Who to see, what to do, and where to go during the annual extravaganza for professionals, retailers, and consumers who are...
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.
Tips on How to Design a New Modern Home in a Historic Neighborhood
Vacant lots in historic areas are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners are drawn to their character, neighborhood scale,...
7 Tips on How to Childproof Your Living Space Without Sacrificing Design
If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a baby—consider childproofing your living space to reduce the...
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...