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

How to Design with Pink
The color pink is traditionally associated with many things, including love, luck, and good health; perhaps that's why these...
How to Design an Apartment You and Your Roommate Love
Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Watch How One Company Brings Timeless Design to Educational Apps For Kids
This September, TEDxNewYork took place at Manhattan's SVA Theatre, where creative minds across various industries came together...
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...
Tips on How to Design a New Modern Home in a Historic Neighborhood
Vacant lots in historic areas are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners are drawn to their character, neighborhood scale,...
7 Tips on How to Childproof Your Living Space Without Sacrificing Design
If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a baby—consider childproofing your living space to reduce the...
How-To Design with Patterned Rugs
Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
Dan Pink: Three Ideas Changing Design
In our October story "A New Beginning," we toured the home of speechwriter, author, and former Dwell on Design keynote speaker...
Dan Pink Kicks Off Dwell on Design
Last night, the Dwell on Design 2009 keynote speaker Daniel Pink serenaded us into cocktail hour with brevity, levity and...
Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
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.
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
Discuss: How Can Design Thinking Serve Politics?
The creative method used by designers to bring their concepts to life can have far-reaching impact.
How to Decorate With Grey
We love grey. (Also: donuts, sunshine and out pets, but I digress.) Grey done right makes any room feel modern and inviting.
How to Pitch: Advice from Design Editors
Okay, so you've completed your brilliant home renovation.
How to Care for Your Bedding
While care labels provide a great starting place, proper Bedding maintenance requires additional steps and is essential for...

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