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Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
From Open-Plan to Small Spaces: What Kitchen Trends Are Here to Stay
As we wrap up 2015, we take a look at the latest trends that are impacting kitchen and appliance design.
What the Font?
Ever ask yourself, "Is that Arial or Helvetica?" (Or for type snobs, "Is that Helvetica or Helvetica Neue?") Then WhatTheFont may...
Student Project: Open Pollen
High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design when they...
3D Typography
Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of cast-in-lead movable type, pen and paper, and the...
How to Plan Out a Rec Room in Your Home
The fast pace of 21st-century living can sometimes make kicking back and having fun a challenge, even in your own home.
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
Top Tips for Designing the Office
Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Interesting Floor Plans
Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.
Part of the Plan
For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a...
See Inside Dwell’s New Office
We're exploring a new way to work in Manhattan.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.

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