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

Time Capsule
The impending demolition of Kisho Kurokawa’s Capsule Tower strikes a nostalgic nerve in writer Tom Vanderbilt, who travels to...
Designs of the Year 2013 at London’s Design Museum
The Design Museum London’s annual "Designs of the Year" exhibition acts as a wonderful filter for a year’s worth of production...
Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod...
Part of an Epic Expansion, London’s V&A Museum Paves its Courtyard With 11,000 Porcelain Tiles
RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A has just completed Exhibition Road Quarter, the largest...
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.
Design: It's About Time
On September 18, Dwell deputy editor Aaron Britt will join the AIASF's Architecture in the City Festival, San Francisco's...
Design-Build Time-Lapse
TYIN Tegnestue, the Norwegian architecture firm founded by Andreas Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad in 2007, has made it their work...
London Design Festival: Packaging
Packaging seems to be something on young designers' minds—and one of the best products at the LDF dealing with this issue is by...
London Design Festival
The London Design Festival party last night was full of hedge-funders seeking free drinks and nibbles.
Time To Design: Young Talent Award
Attention, young designers! Here's a very cool opportunity from the Danish National Workshops for Arts and Crafts,...
London Design Festival: Twee Party
There seems to be a crockery revival—Tent has a whole host of young designers showing ceramic work of one kind or another.
London Design Festival: Plastic Fantastic
Opening tonight is From Now to Eternity, a show focusing on plastics with work by a collection of designers, including FAT,...
London Design Festival: Pool Table
One of the most surprising things at Tent—one of the LDF shows—is the 'Lazy Chair' by Freshwest Design.
London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.
London Design Festival: Kanittha Mairaing
Goldsmiths' postgraduate design community have a show at The Boiler House, Old Truman Brewery, on Brick Lane as part of the...
London Design Guide by Max Fraser
It is perhaps a bit ironic that the official guide to the London Design Festival was fairly poorly designed—the maps in the back...
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
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...
Lush Interiors for London's Elite New Design Club
London's traditional private club model gets a revamp thanks to a new concept by 19 Greek Street.

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.