The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder
To Johanna Grawunder, a turned-off chandelier is “one of the saddest things in the world.” Granted, she is an…
Fantastical Walls
The larger-than-life, exuberantly patterned wallpaper by the Paris studio Minakani Walls makes me want to decorate my…
The Map as Art
A map is most often understood as a directional devise to help you navigate from Point A to Point B. Author Katherine…
Google Maps Vacation
Even though fuel is cheap, in the current economy some of us may feel like we have to forgo vacations to conserve cash.…
London Design Festival: Plastic Fantastic
Opening tonight is From Now to Eternity, a show focusing on plastics with work by a collection of designers, including…
The Rewilding | A Mapped Essay in Paint & Poetry
This stunning meditative field guide on California was created specifically for Of the Wolves by artist + poet +…
Walter van Beirendonck Brings His Fantastical World to IKEA
The outlandish Belgian fashion designer, a member of the iconic Antwerp Six, creates a quirky pattern-filled capsule…
Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing. And today,…
Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map
This Tuesday, we hopped a train for Brooklyn Heights. Destination: The New York Transit Museum, where a talk about the…
When the Future Had Fins: Fantastical Vintage Auto Drawings
Dwell on Design speaker and gallery director Christopher W. Mount opens a new L.A. exhibition of automotive drawings…
Eames Demetrios Maps a "Parallel Universe" Through 3D Storytelling
The Eames scion and "geographer-at-large" traverses the globe on behalf of Kcymaerxthaere, a network of markers and…
Longtime American Manufacturer Gets Literal with a Metal Map of the United States
A family-owned metal screen fabricator in Portland, Oregon, proudly displays its bona fides in a graphic map.
A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area
At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.
5 Great Reasons To Install Water Features In Your Yard
Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.
VSCO RAW/X and Topo Designs
VSCO's latest crop of mobile tools enables incredible photographic power within the palm of your hand.
Our Renovation
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful, fantastic
A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room
Given a fantastic site bordering the Hyblaean Mountains of Southern Sicily, Italian architect Fabrizio Foti imagined…
Hometown Hero
Dow Chemical put Midland on the map, but architect and local scion Alden B. Dow made it the most modern town in…
Celebrating 100 Years of Grand Central Station
In celebration of Grand Central's one-hundredth anniversary this month, W. W. Norton has reissued the incredible…
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans is in the business of quilt-making. But seeing as how her creations feature aerial photography, maps, and…