From Frocks to Fabrics
Proenza Schouler is a design duo more known for rocking the runway than the weaving loom: their ready-to-wear lines are...
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
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...
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
Designtex, the Fabric Manufacturer with a Pulse
In advance of her appearance at Dwell on Design NY, the story behind Designtex and Susan Lyons, the leader who's matched the...
Fabrics by the People, for the People
Since the dawn of e-commerce, many businesses have been liberated from the steep costs of renting retail space and paying...
How a Bungalow Went from Bland to Brilliant
When artists Ramona Trent and Anthony Pearson teamed up with architects Escher GuneWardena for a full-scale renovation, they...
From a Flower Bulb Factory to an Entertainment Hub
A former flower bulb warehouse becomes a bright home fit for large-scale gatherings.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
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...
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
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,...
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...