Hometown Hero
Dow Chemical put Midland on the map, but architect and local scion Alden B. Dow made it the most modern town in Michigan.
Hoagies' Heroes
Best friends since middle school, Casey Patten and David Mazza have a passion for their up-and-coming slice of Washington, DC,...
Hidden Heroes Hits London
Hidden Heroes, a traveling exhibit celebrating masterful design as applied to the everyday object, has touched down in London at...
Hero or Villain? London’s Robin Hood Gardens Will Be Torn Down After Decades of Dividing Critics
An upcoming exhibit honors the soon-to-be-departed social housing mid-rise and Brutalist icon.
Modern Istanbul Design: Autoban
Istanbul modern? In a word, it’s Autoban.
A Visit With Todd Hido
We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...
Q&A: Todd Oldham Explains Why Every Designer Should Own a Makeup Kit
The tireless multihyphenate talks about his heroes, theories on color, and new line of products for children.
5 Main Ingredients For Cooking Up a Homey Kitchen Nook
A kitchen nook can be one of the hardest working, unsung heroes of a home—and its function goes far beyond just hosting a humble...
The Bouroullec Brothers Turn Back the Dial to When TVs Were Furniture
The Samsung Serif TV is as weighty as a premium drama.
Before & After: A DIY Couple Tackle Their 1915 Craftsman in San Diego
Since 2015, when Ashley and Ross Goldman bought a Craftsman-style bungalow in their hometown of San Diego, California, they've...
Not Just Skating By
For years, professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek has ranted about wanting to build a skate plaza: a skate park integrated into the...
Friday Finds 10.29.2010
We've got two reasons to celebrate the colors orange and black this weekend—support for our hometown team the Giants (who are...
City Guide: 10 Places to Visit in Mexico City
Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...
Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara
“There is a saying that if you can make a business successful in Guadalajara, you can make it successful anywhere,” says Hotel...
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...
Ai Weiwei’s Washington Moment
He’s been jailed, beaten, and most recently, had his design firm, Fake Cultural Development, shut down by Chinese authorities.
Design Miami: Droog + Atelier Bow Wow
Last night was the Design Miami vernissage party, and my first look at the tent by architects Aranda\Lasch, and the dozens of...
Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, is one metropolis that never ceases to amaze me with its never-ceasing construction.