Designer's Block
While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply...
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Designer Douglas Loft For Sale
An historic loft in the middle of the city of the angels.
Q&A with Designer Martí Guixé
Designer Martí Guixé is well known for his conceptual food design and ex-designer approach as well as commercial projects like...
Mushrooms: Building Blocks of the Future?
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture
The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
Q&A With British Designer Thomas Heatherwick
We caught up with Thomas Heatherwick, eponymous founder of the London-based studio, at the opening of his retrospective...
Modern History on the Block
Make of it what you will: Welton Becket's "House of Tomorrow" is in foreclosure.
These 10 Designers Are Experts at Creating Colorful Bathrooms That Pop
As a space that can sometimes be left void of character, a bathroom can be immediately brought to life with a splash of color.
Designers in Dialogue
Derek Chen likens his job as founder of Council Design to that of a matchmaker.
Preview: The Designer Is In
You know you've got one, tucked deep within your house. Maybe you keep it locked up tight so you don't have to see it. But...
Swedish Designer Focus: Monica Förster
Monica Förster takes a hands-on approach to furniture design.
The Remarkable Home of Modernist Designer Russel Wright
While Russel Wright was helping shape America's sense of modern design in the mid 20th century, he was also slowly crafting a...
Estonian Designer’s Tiny Geometric Cabin
Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in geometric patterns.
Photo of the Week: A Designer’s Dream Eichler Project
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
An Interior Designer's Streamlined Kitchen
Interior designer Caitlin Wilson is an entrepreneur and a mother of three, so when it came to the kitchen, she not only...
A Dutch Designer’s Tessellating Coat Rack
Woodworker Rene Siebum’s stylish work is a study in playful geometry.