Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
Space to Work, Room to Play
A mobile game studio in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District outgrows its original office and brings back designer Sheena Murphy to...
Innovative Furniture That's Made To Be Played With
Modern Furniture that is designed to be redesigned.
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
Play's the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Insider Secrets of Home design
When it comes to home design, mastery of skills and the ability to come up with a clear design language is the key to success.
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
Interior Design: Nicole Hollis
To call interior designer Nicole Hollis’s portfolio “eclectic” is an understatement.
Culture by Design: Datadog HQ
It's no secret that design has an impact on the way people use and feel about space.
Vacation for Design Lovers
Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.
How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Sleep, Stay, Work, and Play at the Leman Locke
I never paid much attention to it but at the hotels I’ve stayed at before, the rooms are dictated by the bed size which, while...
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
Modern Lighting Design for Gardens
Extend the time you can spend in your outdoor space through lighting in the landscape.
Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Daft Punk Could Play at This House
A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.