Googie Gas
It's an understatement to say that we're living in a weird time, but when it comes to all things automotive, it's especially...
Frank Lloyd Wright's Little Known Gas Station For the Future
Frank Lloyd Wright is renowned for numerous iconic structures—but not the little Minnesota gas station that was part of his...
Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission Votes to Save Googie Design at Norms
After weeks of waiting on the Cultural Heritage Commission's nomination to designate Norms La Cienega an Historic-Cultural...
A Tale of Two Tiny Cars
Now that gas prices in the U.S.
Get the Right Light
Daylight is the lifeblood of a Good Small Space.
7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie...
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
BUNKER, Post-apocalyptic themed bar
BUNKER – is a theme bar from Slovenia, set into the post-apocalyptic future, where not much has left of the world as we know it....
Gone, Baby Gone
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the impending demise of the little car repair shop on a busy corner in my Los Angeles neighborhood...
Art Deco Saved (For Now)
Who says you can't fight City Hall? In my Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake, a 1936 Streamline Moderne gas station was...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Houston, We've Solved a Problem
A bird flying over Houston, Texas, sees only a sprawling canopy of trees.
Eco-Conscious, With a Clutch
Audi's A4 TDI Concept e looks like a plain ol' A4, yet it gets an impressive 58.95 mpg.
The Map as Art
A map is most often understood as a directional devise to help you navigate from Point A to Point B. Author Katherine Harmon has...
Queens
The 84-block trip south to Times Square is surprisingly speedy.
Neil Young and the Linc-Volt
Neil Young (yes, that Neil Young) envisions a time when the owners of formerly gas-guzzling land-yachts will be the masters of...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Some Efficient Ways to Save Energy At Homes
Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy at home? First and foremost, check your energy bill.
Dwell Home Venice: Part 13
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...