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Harry Bertoia's Jewelry Design
Midcentury-master Harry Bertoia's oeuvre includes iconic furniture, prints and drawings, sculpture, jewelry, and more.
A New Box Set Captures Harry Bertoia at the Sonambient Barn
Late in life, designer and artist Harry Bertoia built hundreds of sound-making sculptures, clusters of thin metal rods that...
A Harry Bates–Designed Home Is Available to Rent in East Hampton
The 1967 beach house, which underwent a meticulous renovation by the original architect’s firm, is listed as an exclusive holiday...
Imagine if Moholy-Nagy Made Jewelry
Under the tutelage of the Bauhaus master, Margaret De Patta trailblazed the American studio jewelry movement with wearable art.
A Renovated Harry Gesner–Designed Midcentury in L.A. Wants $9.4M
Designed by visionary architect Harry Gesner and updated by Griffin Enright, this breezy post-and-beam residence boasts upscale...
A Harry Weese–Designed Home With a Conversation Pit Asks $899K Outside Chicago
Situated on a 3.3-acre riverside lot in DeKalb, Illinois, the 1977 residence includes a full-height stone fireplace and a...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Groundbreaking Design
It has been nearly half a decade, but the Dwell Home II is back! Construction began this winter in the hills outside Los Angeles,...
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...
Iconic Perspectives: Harry Gesner’s Sandcastle
The entire lineup of this year's Los Angeles Iconic Houses tours was filled with irreplaceable works of architecture, but the...
Inspiring Icon / Harry Bertoia
Inspiring Icon / Harry Bertoia
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
A Cantilevered “Boathouse” by Harry Gesner Is Up for Grabs at $920K
Built by Norwegian craftsmen in the ’50s, these quirky, boat-shaped residences in Los Angeles are rarely on the market.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
Knoll Inspiration: Harry Bertoia Centennial Celebration
Knoll celebrates the enduring legacy of the sculptor and metalworker
Ondo by MAMM DESIGN
Ondo is a minimal house located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by MAMM DESIGN.
What if Green Design Were Just Good Design?
Green design should have won 30 years ago.
Making Bertoia
Take a past-and-present look at the production process of the Bertoia Collection
Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection
A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the...
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
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.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Surfer-Architect Harry Gesner’s Futuristic Triangle House Is for Sale
Though its shape is sci-fi, the home feels decidedly down to earth.
Journey by Design: Marfa, Texas
Big names and installations in art and design make this small town in Texas a significant destination.
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
A Comfortable Patio with a Sharp Design
In coastal Norway, a guesthouse serves as a sculptural refuge.
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history, and architecture...
Journey by Design: Richmond, Virginia
This historic city’s under-the-radar modernism scene makes it worth a weekend visit.
10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes
Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Designer to Know: Manjiro Design
Led by Adam Manjiro Lesser, this small shop in Brooklyn is handcrafting fine furniture with repurposed materials and sleek...
Design Icon: Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.

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