“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Exhibition Snapshot: Boom Design
While on the exhibition floor of Dwell on Design, it's hard to miss the curious crowds swarming around the playful modular...
Exhibition Snapshot: Ernsdorf Design
Fourth-generation stoneworker Seth Ernsdorf presents his custom concrete creations on the showroom floor of Dwell on Design.
Watch How One Company Brings Timeless Design to Educational Apps For Kids
This September, TEDxNewYork took place at Manhattan's SVA Theatre, where creative minds across various industries came together...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change
The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.
Photo of the Week: An Educational Institute Melded Into the Coastline
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Alden B. Dow Inspired Modern Quilt to be auctioned for educational programming
The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio’s Education Program was chosen as the recipient of the Great Lakes Bay Modern Quilt Guild’s 2017...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
Dutch Graphic Design Master Karel Martens Opens His First Solo U.S. Exhibition
New Yorkers, you have two weeks to see "Karel Martens: Recent Work," on view at Chinatown gallery P! through October 30.
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...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
Ondo by MAMM DESIGN
Ondo is a minimal house located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by MAMM DESIGN.

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