Every Chair Tells a Story
Designer Yinka Ilori narrates his personal experience by creating upcycled chairs.
An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
"Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art...
For Every Need, In Every Way, For Everyone
Animator Bill Porter takes us on a simple journey through the life of a boy and a girl and the chair they encounter at every turn.
Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z
With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.
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True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On
To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
This House Tells the Time With an Oculus
In Galileo’s day, men counted their pulses to tell time.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
Local Wood Clads Every Surface of This Idyllic Australian Getaway
A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the Australian bush.
Mr. Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft
Though Plycraft was later known for making facsimiles of Eames lounge chair designs, the company hired designer George Mulhauser...
A Metropolitan Story
The Metropolitan Chair got its breakthrough - and its name - at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1960, where the...
A Complex Story
My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965.
Origin Story: A Smart Router That Turns Virtually Anyone Into a Maker
The CEO of Shaper Tools takes me on a studio tour and explains how the startup's revolutionary power tool Origin came to be.