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

Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand
A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier...
Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...
Designer Spotlight: Charlotte Perriand
While working on the July/August issue (hitting newsstands July 3rd), which highlights women in design, I kept coming back to...
10 New Chairs That Caught Our Eye From New York Design Week 2017
Last week marked the end of NYCxDESIGN 2017.
Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects
Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry...
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...
10 Prefabricated Homes That Will Catch Your Eye
Prefabricated homes continue to steal the spotlight with their affordability, energy efficiency, and swift construction.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
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.
A Traditional Home and an Impeccable Eye
Thanks to a contemporary interior that she’s been updating for a decade, modern architect Abigail Turin has learned to love her...
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.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
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...
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
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...
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.

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