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

10 Ways to Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th Birthday
Frank Lloyd Wright was without a doubt, one of the most iconic and prolific architects of the 20th century.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Design Icon: Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...
Design Icon: Eileen Gray
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.
Design Icon: Jean Prouvé
The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.
Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...
Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
Many innovators helped usher in the modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Iconic Ennis House Is Listed For $23M
One of the most impressive homes in America has surfaced on the market after a nearly $17,000,000 restoration.
Design Icon: C. Howard Crane
Even without any architectural training, C. Howard Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
The Original Homeowners of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House Ask $1.3 Million
It’s a rare occasion when a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright goes on the market.
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.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Design Icon: 8 Works by Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller's focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Jasper Morrison has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
Design Icon: 8 Buildings by Hans Hollein
The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.
10 Modern Iconic Masterpieces
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Charles Gwathmey, we revisit some of the most memorable midcentury-modern homes from a range of iconic...
Lloyd Wright's Iconic Samuel-Novarro House Lists For $4.3M
The Mayan Revival-style home designed by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright was once home to Diane Keaton, and later Christina Ricci.
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's International Style was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
“The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the...
An Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Home Lists in Los Angeles for $4.3M
Built in 1925, the Samuel and Harriet Freeman House was later treated to upgrades by acclaimed architects Rudolph Schindler, John...
Design Icon: 8 Avant-Garde Buildings by Ricardo Bofill
A new monograph by gestalten shines a light on the visionary works of Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, whose bold forms often...
A Midcentury Time Capsule Captures an Architect's Love For Iconic Design
Midcentury architect Alden B. Dow was known for many things—midwestern modern style, the internationally recognized John Whitman...
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
The Iconic Home Frank Lloyd Wright Built For His Son Is Listed For $13M
This architecturally significant three-bedroom, four-bath home was prelude to the iconic architect's future work.
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
Queen of the Curve: 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid
When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy.
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract...
The Iconic, Midcentury Home That Peter Womersley Designed For Bernat Klein Asks $1.02M
Designed by the late-British architect Peter Womersley in 1957 for the celebrated textile designer Bernat Klein, the single-story...
Here’s Your Chance to Own an Iconic Home Designed by Marcel Breuer
This December, Marcel Breuer’s Stillman Cottage will be listed for auction at an estimated $2–$2.5 million.
Design Icons: 24 Modern Architects and Designers That Have Shaped Our World
Brush up on the work and legacies of these iconic architects and designers whose influence on modern design is hard to overstate.
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable words?
7 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...
Own a Private Island With a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House for $10M
Fifty miles north of New York City, a private island with a controversial home and guesthouse built from Frank Lloyd Wright’s...
A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.

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