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

This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design
In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...
The City of Lisbon Inspired the Design of This Surprisingly Luxurious Student Residence
"Designer living" isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind when talking about student accommodations.
Your Design City
The 20 finalists in the Your Design City photography competition on flickr have been announced.
Women in Design at City Modern
This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic...
Brooklyn Design at City Modern
The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel.
BIG to Design Tallinn City Hall
In a unanimous decision by the jury for the international competition to design Tallinn's new City Hall, the entry from Danish...
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
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...
What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview
After Hurricane Sandy brought New York City’s precarious coastline to the forefront of the city’s collective attention last year,...
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
'Design through the Ages' Kicks off City Modern
City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York...
Vancouver is an extroverted city
Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a dramatic natural setting, but as Omer Arbel shows us, there’s more to the city of glass...
Hecho in Mexico City
Gallery owner Hilario Galguera escorts us through Mexico City, walking the line of life and death, problem and promise.
Mid-City Modern
In the heart of Atlanta, Shawn Moseley worked closely with designer Scott Ball to design and build his new house not ten minutes...
The City of Chandigarh by Le Corbusier
Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City
With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters its fourth year with programs and tours in all five boroughs.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Hirshhorn, Ontario: The Modern City That Never Was
An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC chronicles the museum's initial conception, and the Canadian, Philip...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.

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