From Commune to Commonplace
Tired of carting supplies back and forth from Ukiah to the commune where he lived in Northern California, John Schaeffer decided...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Roman Alonso of Commune
Roman Alonso of Los Angeles-based design collective Commune shares his recommendations for buying the perfect gift.
Table Linens by Commune Design
In my online wanderings this week I've come across a totally lovely set of table linens from Los Angeles–based Commune Design.
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
9 Modern Staircases From the Community
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
A Family Moves from Netherlands to Singapore
In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to...
Valerie x Commune Design Chocolates
Little throws the Dwell office into a tizzy of afternoon consumption than some toothsome confection (Full disclosure: Baked goods...
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht
Every year, journalists make the pilgrimage to Milan in the hope of finding products that are unique, that offer a new typology,...
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
A Compact Home That Literally Pops Up From the Grass
With a green roof that merges with the grassy ground, this family home in Belgium looks like two periscopes rising up from the...
7 Quotes on Living Well from Michael Graves
Michael Graves is credited with broadening the role of the architect in society and raising public interest in good design as...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
How to get Architecture School Student Ideas From Concept to Reality
The Los Angeles foundation MADWorkshop challenges the young designers of the future to tap into the intersection of empathy and...
News From ORGATEC 2016
Hallo aus Köln! Today, we open our stand at the Orgatec furniture fair in Cologne with new designs that complement our existing...