Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow
Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a...
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
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...
Kitchen and More by Vincent Holvoet
Kitchen & More is a minimalist interior created by Belgium-based architect Vincent Holvoet.
A House Worthy of James Bond and More
John Lautner's beyond-groovy Elrod House is nothing short of concrete poetry.
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
Social Heat
What’s the best way to warm a small studio? Ekaterina Voronova opted for a compact wood-burning stove to keep her space cozy.
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
Catch the 3D Printer of Haute Couture (and more) at Dwell on Design NY
As part of our run-up to Dwell on Design New York, taking place October 2-4, we're highlighting a few of our diverse panelists...
Dwell & ASID Team Up for Dwell on Design & More
Have you heard? Dwell and The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) are joining forces.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
14 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Safe and Accessible
If a house is a machine for living, an occasional system update is necessary.
12 Apartment Rental Design Tips
Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
12 Design-smart Food Containers
Packed-up leftovers and stacked-up pantries are rarely the pride of the kitchen, but hiding them out of sight puts perishables...
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.

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