A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley
Sheridan Coakley founded British furniture company SCP in 1985.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Mud Mavens: Mud Girls Founder Jen Gobby
Just off Canada's west coast near Vancouver is a paradise for self-sufficiency seekers.
Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana
The BIO biennial in Ljubljana has been highlighting contemporary trends in international design for close to fifty years now, but...
In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices
In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real...
My Bedtime Routine: Amanda Chantal Bacon, Founder of Moon Juice
With an impressive knowledge of medicinal ingredients and an expanding range of tonics and dusts, Moon Juice – a holistic food...
Delightful Material Contrasts Define a Courtyard Home in Mexico City
Set in the prominent Mexico City neighborhood of San Angel Inn, Casa Campestre 107 is a sleek, modern home designed using...
Photo of the Week: Subtle Material Moment in Toronto
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
An Architect Builds His Own Backyard Oasis From Salvaged Materials
In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
Nature of Material
Israeli designer Ran Amitai has a new line of stacking stools that merge organic with high-tech to lovely effect.
Q&A with Artspace Founder
If the "Introduction to Art Collecting" story in our December/January 2011 issue whet your appetite for art acquisition—or if you...
Same Bones, New Materials—A Double Gable Eichler Gets a Dashing Update
When it comes to remodeling a classic Eichler home, what are the first considerations that pop into your mind? For many, it’s...
Buffalo Basics Founders
Buffalo, New York, regularly ranks among the top poorest cities in the United States.
Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations.
My Bedtime Routine: Jessie Randall, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Loeffler Randall
Jessie Randall has redefined cool-girl style with her accessories brand Loeffler Randall.
My Bedtime Routine: Jeni Britton Bauer, Founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
The flavor maven behind Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Jeni Britton Bauer, is a true pioneer of the artisanal ice cream movement.
IDEO Founder David Kelley Asks $15M For His Ettore Sottsass-Designed Masterpiece
Nestled in Silicon Valley, the Kelley Residence is an eclectic assemblage of pavilions—and a monument to the Milan-based...

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