Oscar Nominated Short Film
Each year the Oscar nominations come out, and while we dicker about whether Inception made any sense, or if Black Swan was high...
10 Modern Homes That Made a Star Appearance in Films
Architecture took a starring role when these 10 modernist homes appeared on the big screen.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Unseen Eames: Films from the Vault
One of the events I'm most excited about at this year's Dwell on Design is Unseen Eames, a half-hour screening of rare and...
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
6 Noteworthy Designs from Salone Satellite 2013
Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.
9 Modern Designs That Were Born in the USA
From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.
A Film Producer’s Desert Retreat Is a Starburst of Shipping Containers
A previously unrealized design by Whitaker Studio will become a vacation home in Joshua Tree, each shipping container...
Hufft Projects Travels Back in Time With Marcel Breuer in New Film
As Dwell's September 2016 issue looks at the restoration of a rare Marcel Breuer house in Kansas, architecture firm Hufft...
Cathy Leff of the Wolfsonian
I first met Cathy Leff, director of the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, three years ago when she gave me a splendid...
5 Striking Designs That Use Perforated Cement Breeze-Blocks in Interesting Ways
Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete blocks, cinder blocks, cobogó, or even decorative terra-cotta bricks: call them what you will,...
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
Films for Design Aficionados
In conjunction with TechnoCRAFT, an exhibition at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts that explores the fading...
Snøhetta Designs the Interiors of Barr, the Noma Group’s New Copenhagen Restaurant
Chefs Thorsten Schmidt and René Redzepi want to be clear—their new concept restaurant Barr is not just another Nordic...
3M's Iridescent Dichroic Film
The blue morpho butterfly’s wings are covered with layers of microscopic scales set at slightly different angles, so that when...
Spirit of Space's Architectural Films
Not long ago we posted Chicago-based architectural film company Spirit of Space's great pair video's on architect Steven Holl's...
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs a Tech-Forward Retail Experience For Reformation
The new concept store in the Mission neighborhood encourages shoppers to browse and reserve items through a digital interface.
10 Hip Wallpaper Designs
Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.

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