“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Hand-Me-Down Design for Long Life
In a world of planned obsolescence, it's hard to convince people to buy a product that can never be one-upped by the shinier,...
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
The Winning Vision From a Universal Design Competition Is Brought to Life For a Veteran
After months of planning and construction, the Memphis house that's been renovated as a result of the Home Today, Home Tomorrow...
The Low Down on Down
Warm, fluffy, lightweight and long-lasting, Down Bedding Basics provide the ultimate comfort while you sleep.
Celebrating Life with Meaningful Design
In the city of Asahikawa, on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, life is celebrated with good design full of meaning.
Down-to-Earth Design Online
I recently happened upon the website of Pedlars, a family-run design shop based in rural Scotland.
Hand-Made Houses
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
Dwell on Design All Week Long
Dwell on Design, our massive annual trade show and ideas festival, kicks off this Friday, June 22, at the Los Angeles Convention...
Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...
The Long Way Home
Romanced by Marfa's charms, a couple find prefab an apt solution for building in the remote desert.
Density Down Under
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a...
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
What is Egyptian Long-Staple Cotton
When Ariel Kaye, our Founder and CEO, set out to give the world a better night’s sleep, she knew it would have to start with the...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.

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