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

Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
Kitchen Solutions: Smart Storage Design
For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...
Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues
To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...
Houston, We've Solved a Problem
A bird flying over Houston, Texas, sees only a sprawling canopy of trees.
No Trailer, No Problem—This Cozy Teardrop Is For Rent
The Bay Area's Camp Weathered allows guests to rent a well-appointed teardrop trailer for the ultimate glamping experience.
Honeycomb Paper Covers a Skylight in This Hip Japanese Restaurant
A chic, Kappo-style restaurant in Singapore features a softly skylit dining area with washi paper overhead.
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?
Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.
10 Homes With Clever Storage Solutions
Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.
Honeycomb-Inspired HOMB Prefabs Tackle Tricky Building Sites
The HOMB system by Skylab Architecture and Method Homes fashions custom prefabs out of 100-square-foot, triangular modules.
Modern Problems
Love superclean design but fear the building inspector? Here's our guide to skirting those modernist missteps.
Solid Surface, Reimagined—Irresistibly Matte Hues Meet New Age Function
With decidedly Italian DNA, the innovative surfacing solution FENIX™ exudes design-forward quality and texture, while pushing the...
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...
18 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Storage Solutions
Architects, designers, and DIY enthusiasts craft inventive storage solutions beneath staircases where negative space usually...
This Compact Apartment in NYC Is Full of Crafty Solutions
A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.