French Architect Brings Brilliant Color to Tokyo
A French architect and designer makes her saturated mark on Tokyo’s streetscape.
8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant
Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.
9 Brilliant Black Designers and Architects You Should Know
Today’s top black designers and architects tell us about their design philosophies—and speak about diversity in the field—for...
Filled With Color and Pattern, This Eclectic Apartment Brings a Little Madrid to Warsaw
Polish interior designer Anna Koszela designed this Warsaw apartment for a Spanish expat lawyer who wanted an abode that would...
Bauer Pottery Brings US-Made Ceramics to Tokyo
Storied California ceramics company Bauer Pottery opens its first showroom in Tokyo, a mirror of the original in Los Angeles.
After attending a few international furniture fairs, Dwell editors spot a hunger for optimism in design.
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...
This Kitchen Brings It All Together
A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire...
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers...
12 Brilliant Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
A Garden Hill Reflects Light Into This Modern Tokyo Home
On a corner lot in Tokyo, a contemporary refuge takes cues from traditional Japanese arts and garden design.
A Renovated Modernist Oasis in the French Riviera
Once home to modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home overlooking the Mediterranean Sea gets some functional updates...
French Architect Odile Decq Designs Captivating Museums, Yachts, and Fruit Bowls
The award-winning French architect and urban planner discusses the joy of designing across many platforms.
Tokyo!'s Urban Anxiety
The new movie Tokyo!—a triptych of short films directed by Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-Ho—presents three increasingly...
13 Brilliant Barn Conversions That Merge Past and Present
Despite their humble origins, these modern converted barns are anything but ordinary.
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...