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

Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change
The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.
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.
Giulio Cappellini on the Changing Design Landscape
We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...
ICFF 2012 : Design Milk Presents
"Reinvention; Writing History in Aluminum" showcases a collaborative exhibition of New York's AM with Neal Feay Studio of Santa...
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
Somewhere in-between the mid-19th century, the 1960s, and the future, lies Utopie Plastic, or Plastic Utopia: an outdoor art...
Dan Pink: Three Ideas Changing Design
In our October story "A New Beginning," we toured the home of speechwriter, author, and former Dwell on Design keynote speaker...
Forever Changes
A couple reconfigure a dilapidated Brooklyn brownstone and prepare it for the 21st century.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Stone Fire Pit
Watch our video and follow this step-by-step guide to build your own bluestone fire pit.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Black Oak Bench
Make the perfect bench for a dining room or entryway with this easy-to-follow video and guide.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Picture Wall
We show you how to build a modern, customizable picture wall in this step-by-step guide and video.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Dining Table
Craft your own live-edge walnut dining table with this step-by-step video and guide.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Plywood Media Console
Learn how to build a modern media console out of plywood with this easy-to-follow guide and video.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Side Table
This how-to video and guide shows you how to flatten a rough slab of walnut and turn it into a table.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Bookcase
Build a simple, modern bookcase from a single sheet of plywood using this step-by-step video and guide.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Wood-Based Candles
Learn how to make your own candles with different types of wooden bases with this comprehensive guide and video.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Shoe Rack
Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Concrete Stool
Build your own stylish, industrial concrete stool using this step-by-step video and guide.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Leather Bench
Craft your own padded leather bench with these simple, step-by-step instructions and video.
A Shingled Forest Retreat Is Fit For the Changing Seasons
Set at the edge of Acadia National Park in Maine, Somes Sound House is a shingle-clad vacation home with winter and summer...