Gundrún Lilja Gunnlaugsdóttir of Studio Bility takes us on a guided tour of the city by the smoky bay: Reykjavík, Iceland.
Get in Touch With Iceland's Rugged Landscape While Staying at This Modern Coastal Barn
This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape.
Dive Into the Next Phase of Iceland's Blue Lagoon
The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star...
Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland,...
Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights
Iceland recently celebrated its biggest ever annual design festival, DesignMarch 2013.
Slick Blankets From a Team of Icelandic Designers
Blankets from Børk Studio blend modern colors and materials with historical graphics.
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Art ± Geology
Contemporary artist Sarah Winkler’s experimental painting technique mimics the addition and subtraction of geological processes...
Kex Hostel, Reykjavik
Any traveler who’s been drawn to the magical desolation and unique energy of Iceland and its people knows that finding...
Milan 2010 in Color
If Milan 2010 were introduced as a new Crayola color, some might argue that "Ash Cloud Grey" would be the most appropriate shade.
AIA|LA Announces Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
10 of the Best Architectural Homes You Can Actually Stay In
It’s easy to spend hours gazing at images of architectural dream homes, thinking “what if…?” But what if you could actually stay...
Laser-Cut Lampshade Made from Seaweed
Get by with a little kelp from my friends: Julia Lohmann’s lighting solution illuminates the possibilities of seaweed.
Friday Finds 5.22.09
Even though Dwell's crew has been jaunting all over the country as of late, rest assured they are still down to stock the larder...
Five New Generation Materials in the Upscale Market
A creative imagination is a key ingredient in timeless, luxury designs.
The Abyss Pub (Italy)
This bar was inspired by Kraken, which is perhaps the largest monster ever imagined by mankind.
Eames Demetrios Maps a "Parallel Universe" Through 3D Storytelling
The Eames scion and "geographer-at-large" traverses the globe on behalf of Kcymaerxthaere, a network of markers and monuments...
Friday Finds 5.27.11
This week we've been busily (and excitedly!) prepping for Dwell on Design, which is just under one month away.