Shipping Container Retail Design
I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...
Q&A with Coyuchi's Design Director
Though my number-one dream job remains journalist and editor (lucky me!) a close second is textile and furniture designer (third...
An Introduction to Retail Design
The ancient Greeks did it in the agora; the Romans did it in the forum; Persians did it in the bazaar (“the place of prices”);...
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Few feelings equal the rush of shopping in the center of the universe with cold hard cash—–or credit—–burning a hole in the...
In the great American quest for more stuff, big-box stores are nirvana, laden with cheaply priced items by the ton, from diamond...
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Q&A with Autograph Creative Directors
Donerik Dela Cruz and Aaron Pou describe their business as a “design start-up in challenging times,” but since launching...
The Business Behind Indie Design
There's more to making it as a designer than creating great goods—you also need to find an avenue through which to share your...
Designing Retail Spaces at City Modern
In the final City Modern panel, a talented group of architects and designers met at the Flexform showroom in Manhattan to discuss...
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for...
Get Your Fix of Midcentury Scandinavian Design at This Copenhagen Hotel
To say that Hotel Alexandra was dedicated to Danish midcentury design would be an understatement.
Ready for a design vacation?
If you're planning a break, don't (ever) compromise on style. Stay in a vacation rental that lives up to your design standards.
Enter the Parisian Flat of a Globetrotting Artistic Director
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
Gear Up For Dwell on Design 2017
Who to see, what to do, and where to go during the annual extravaganza for professionals, retailers, and consumers who are...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Tips on How to Design a New Modern Home in a Historic Neighborhood
Vacant lots in historic areas are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners are drawn to their character, neighborhood scale,...