Modernism is a philosophical movement that arose from transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the factors that shaped modernism were industrialization and the rapid growth of cities.

The Opulent Modernism of Platner
For Warren Platner, whose modernist pedigree would make any contemporary designer squeal, design was all about the right groovy...
Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
Friday Finds 10.8.2010
Spend your Friday afternoon meandering through a perfectly curated list of web picks from our beloved editors.
Friday Finds 11.11.2009
Dwellians have contributed en masse this week to shower you with goodly links, all garnered from the ether of the Interweb.
Instagram Find: Guess the Project
Follow the right folks on Instagram and you'll get a daily glimpse of buildings all over the world.
Friday Finds 6.5.09
This week in the editors' jaunts around the World Wide Web shared in international flavor (perhaps it's a summer travel bug).
Friday Finds 1.14.11
We present to you a week of our design-finds.
Friday Finds 4.17.09
For this installment of the Week in Review, the Dwell team found inspiration in the far reaches of the Web—from attachable...
New Orleans, LA
As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.
Find Sanctuary in This Chalet in the Italian Alps
La Pedevilla blends traditional and contemporary elements in the alpine landscape of South Tyrol, Italy.
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
Find Fresh Foods in an Even Fresher Locale in Montreal
Plants and pastels enliven VertU Bar Santé.
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and Jesse Hufft have their hands full,...
A Renovated Usonian Gem Shows Off Modern Organic Architecture
Originally built in 1952, the Masson House gets an addition and renovation that honors Frank Lloyd Wright's intent and vision.
A Sculptural Wooden Staircase Steals the Show in This Mexico City Abode
The ash staircase weaves together three floors, a warm contrast to glass, concrete, and brick.
High Above Traditional Charleston, a Modern Home Finds its Roost
A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.
Could You Find Your Dream Home in an Old Abandoned Workshop?
Atelier Moderno renovated an old industrial building to create a luminous, modern home.
Modern Home Furnished With Flea Market Finds
French designer Florence Deau effortlessly mixes the old with the new.
Small House Living – La Bohème By Baluchon
A mobile house that is small in size, but big on style.

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