Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the...
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.
Design Travel Guide: Cape Town, South Africa
Taking the reigns as 2014’s Design Capital of The Year, Cape Town is happening.
Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans
The attractive POD INDAWO concept offers South Africans a starter home.
This South African Villa Lets You Bask in Divine Views
Hidden away in the Cape Overberg region of South Africa, Godswindow offers seclusion and breathtaking vistas.
Big Ideas for Cities Reach Chicago by Way of South Africa
Johannesburg-based design studio Counterspace was founded in 2014 by young architecture graduates Sumayya Vally, Sarah de...
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
Division and Discovery
I heralded the beginning of my summer with an excursion along the Maine coast, which landed me in Portland this past weekend.
Take in the South African Countryside in This Shipping Container Eco-Cabin
Nestled on a family farm, this South African shipping container cabin is completely off the grid.
Local Fundraising
Creative projects get a leg up and their word out at gatherings that serve donations with a side of social capital.
Award Winning South African Retail & Hospitality Designers Reaching Out Globally
Founded in South Africa over 20 years ago, retail and hospitality design agency Design Partnership has begun exporting its...
Meet an Emerging South African Creative Known for His Bold Blend of Art and Architecture
Cape Town–based architect Jaun van Wyk wants to restore architecture to an art form.
Dacor Introduces the Discovery WineStation
Dacor unveils an automated wine dispensing system for the home connoisseur—the first of its kind.
Seoul, South Korea
When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for...
Christien Meindertsma: Act Local
Since graduating from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2003, Rotterdam-based Christine Meinderstma has carved a niche for herself...
Friday Finds 3.11.11
Devastating news this Friday as a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck Japan triggering tsunamis and swells across the Pacific.
Green Local Nonprofit Q&A: ANEW
At Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 23, on the Sustainable Design stage a trio of do-gooders will discuss their latest...
Roost Restaurant in Greenville, South Carolina
A new restaurant in an under-the-radar South Carolina city taps into the local Slow Food community.
San Diego LOCAL Pop Up
The next LOCAL makers Pop-Up Shop is coming to town with a mix of local artists, curated by Julia Wheeler, on Saturday, May 7th...

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