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

The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, the legendary home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular skiing...
A New Finn Juhl Monograph Reveals The Danish Designer’s Rebellious Streak
The just-released monograph, “Finn Juhl: Life, Work, World,” is more than a coffee table book.
Highly Accessible
Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect...
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...
Dunkin’ Danish
The thought of stripping down for a communal skinny dip in a salty strait might make Americans a bit squeamish, but in Denmark,...
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Life From the Inside Out: The Essentially Modern Home of Designer Finn Juhl
The home that legendary Danish architect and designer Finn Juhl designed for himself in 1942 remains unchanged since his death...
Such Great Heights
Designer Jennifer Siegal pushes the boundaries of modular housing at her Venice abode.
The Great Compression
In Auckland, New Zealand, architect Michael O’Sullivan and his partner Melissa Schollum braved a miniscule budget, withering...
The Rise and Resurgence of the Great American Row House
Throughout U.S. history, the row house has endured and adapted as an underappreciated model for accessible urban housing.
These Trends Spotted at Denmark’s 3 Days of Design Will Shape Our Homes This Year
Running from September 3 to 5, the annual showcase in Copenhagen reveals resonant new themes in interior design.
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
Spend an Unforgettable Night in Denmark's New LEGO House
LEGO and Airbnb have teamed up to offer some lucky winners a night in an architect’s dream house filled with 25,000 LEGO bricks.
When Good Graphic Design Translates to Great Objects
From flat to physical, Kristina Krogh masters every dimension.
Stay in This Danish Vacation Home Made Up of 9 Log-Clad Cylinders
The island of Møn in Denmark has a remarkable landscape with dramatic white-chalk cliffs, so it’s fitting that Birkedal—a...
This Danish “Light House” Radically Reinterprets the Classic A-Frame
Warm and modern, with striking views of the surrounding landscape, this Nordic-inspired vacation rental typifies simple living.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC With a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
This Pierre Koenig–Designed Midcentury Marries Killer Looks With Great Bones
Now on the market for the first time in decades, the Squire House presents a serene facade and an impressive, all-glass rear.
St. Barts-Inspired Accents Create Modern Tranquility in an Austin Tilley Row Home
An interior design studio outfits an Austin home with midcentury-modern minimalism, and sprinkles it with organic and ethnic...
The Revived Maison du Danemark Brings Two New Danish Restaurants to Paris
Overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Paris’ Avenue des Champs-Élysées is Maison du Danemark, Denmark’s cultural house that has...
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green
A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
You Can Ski All Year Round at Denmark’s New Power Plant
Copenhagen just cut the ribbon on a new waste-to-energy power plant—and you can ski down it.
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.
Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.
An Old Garage in Toronto Becomes a Highly Efficient Laneway Home
Design collective Creative Union recasts a decades-old structure as a minimalist pied-a-terre for a graphic designer.
Be Inspired by This Tiny House Designed and Built by a Single Mom
A Bay Area single mom priced out of the rental market takes matters into her own hands and constructs a tiny home for herself and...
Soak In the Greatness of This Gorgeous Melbourne Addition
Pandolfini Architects melds steel, concrete, and oak in an elegant, double-height rear addition to a 100-year-old residence.
20 Great Midcentury Modern Interiors
The following rooms provide a modern take on what it is to live today in a midcentury modern home.
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to...
19 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design
At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.

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