Founding Farmers
While in Washington DC we popped into Founding Farmers, the District’s only LEED Gold certified restaurant and bar.
Long Island Found
When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...
The Everyday Carry of an Architect: Kara Greenetz of Shed
“Being somewhat new to the profession of architecture, I’ve learned to depend on certain handy resources.” - Kara...
You’ve Got (Snail?) Mail
A new app allows you to send mail from your iPhone.
Is The BMW Isetta A Perfect City-Sized Classic?
This is probably one of the most amusing car journeys I’ve ever been on.
A Weekend in Portland: Part I
This year was the first time we visited Portland for Dwell Home Tours—and the City of Roses truly blew us away.
Can I Do This?
In the Can sofa, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are seeking to go beyond the creation of a practical, elegant, and comfortable design.
"I Live in a Steven Holl"
How many people can say that they've lived a chunk of their lives inside the walls of a starchitect-designed building? In light...
Eva Franch i Gilabert
New York’s seminal downtown architecture gallery heralds a Catalonia-born academic, firebrand, and force of nature as its...
A Week at the Airport: Part I
Not so long ago I read the English pop philospher and writer Alain de Botton's book The Architecture of Happiness.
The Silenci Chair by o4i
With the Silenci chair, Stockholm-based o4i—a design studio that focuses on contemporary domestic and public furniture— wage war...
Ballo Toilet Brush
Tis the season for having guests—and thus a clean house, as well.
The Everyday Carry of a Musician and Podcast Host: Hrishikesh Hirway
“I've found it's more useful to have a piece of cheap equipment that you know well, than a more expensive version that you...
Modern House Numbers
During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my...
Where I Work: Karim Rashid
His forward-thinking, futuristic designs have been well-documented on Design Milk and now the multi-hyphenated designer Karim...
PSA: Montreal Is Just 6 Hours North of New York (And It's Pretty Great)
Cross the border from New York State into Canada, and you’ll find yourself in Montréal, a cosmopolitan city with a European flair...
The Thin Green Line
For years, as the author of books on eco-home design and a founder of two environmental general stores, I’ve been advocating...
Lofthouse I by Marc Koehler Architects
Lofthouse I is a minimal home located in Amsterdam, Netherlands, designed by Marc Koehler Architects.

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