Living in a Material World
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of...
7 Questions with Maxwell Ryan
On a budget but want a cool pad? Struggling with a small space? We chat up Maxwell Ryan, founder of the popular Apartment Therapy...
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...
Explore the World of Exteriors With 25 Innovative Outdoor Furnishings
Merging material research and the art of industrial design unleashes the possibilities for striking outdoor furniture.
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...
10 Rentable Homes in the World's Best Wine Regions
From the vineyard to the table, wine has always been celebrated around the world.
10 Cliffside Destinations That Will Make You Feel on Top of the World
If you like living on the edge, then staying at a vacation rental or hotel perched on a cliff might give you the rush you seek.
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
These 4 Modern Homes Around the World Take Advantage of Local Stone
The benefits of using local stone in a building's structure are multifold.
Five Questions for Barry Allan
Meet Barry Allan, director and founder of Nathan Allan Glass Studios, leader manufacturer of unique and exclusive kiln-formed...
5 Questions With Elizabeth Felicella
To hear architectural photographer Elizabeth Felicella talk about the eight-year project that culminated in the Center for...
Photo of the Week: Subtle Material Moment in Toronto
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Susan Paley on Game-Changing Technology
At Dwell on Design, Susan Paley, the entrepreneur and strategic advisor behind such brands as Beats by Dre and JBL, shares her...
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
Thirty years ago, an Apple designer helped define the future of personal computers with three iconic icons.
Eight Questions for Graham Pullin
Graham Pullin is an interaction designer who teaches at the University of Dundee in Scotland.