A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive
With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.
This Lake House Is a Living Piece of Architecture History
A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.
The Key Savings and Loan Association Building is a Colorado treasure and an enduring example of mid-century modernist design.
A brief history of velvet
'One of the richest fabrics known to man, velvet is today more in fashion than ever before... Velvet's opulence is only matched...
A Look at the Design of Noma Mexico, Tulum’s Pop-Up Restaurant Inspired by Local History
A group of local designers contextualized a historically-inspired space for René Redzepi's pop-up restaurant in Tulum.
The History of the Modern Workspace
Power dynamics, economic upheaval, and design thinking: cubicles aren’t just a Dilbert punch line.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
In the Cotswolds, History Dictates Design
When Alistair and Leslie Winrow-Campbell bought Malvern House in the Gloucestershire village of Blockley, they were prepared for...
Modern History on the Block
Make of it what you will: Welton Becket's "House of Tomorrow" is in foreclosure.
Own a Piece of Hollywood History for $1.995M
Located in the Hollywood Dell, this midcentury post-and-beam was home to Ava Gardner during her storied years with Frank Sinatra.
Le Corbusier: The Most Stylish Architect in History
Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
Explore the Stockholm Metro For a Tour Through 5 Decades of European Art History
Descend underground into one of these curiously adorned subway stations scattered along 68 miles of the Stockholm metro—making it...
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
Lawrence Halprin Oral History Project
As a San Franciscan I'm very fortunate to live every day with the work of landscape architecture pioneer Lawrence Halprin, who...
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...
Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird
President Obama's inaugural address yesterday sent me running for William Safire's splendid compendium of great speeches (he used...
Here's How The Porsche Carrera 6 Helped Change History Forever
There’s no question Porsche had a solid racing history in the 1950s and early 1960s, but a major change took place in 1966.
The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.
10 Dwell-Approved, New-Old Homes in the UK
These 10 modern renovations take history into account.