25 Dogs Living in the Modern World
These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to…
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on…
Designing the Modern World Award
Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.…
Modern World Award Winners Announced
We just wrapped up our first-ever Modern World Awards, where we put our official stamp of approval on 25 objects that…
Modern World Awards: Vote Now
This year at Dwell on Design we're awarding our first ever Modern World Awards to the designs that move, inspire, and…
Graphic Prints Muse on Nature in the Modern World
An artist's prints are inspired by urban gardens.
New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World
On February 13, 2014, the Royal Institute of British Architects inaugurated a new gallery in its central London…
A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments
A Washington, D.C.-based architecture professor takes his students to remote outposts to create modern structures…
The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings
The reigning couple of color has made an indelibly saturated mark on the furniture scene of today. Here, a look at a…
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear…
Modern Ritual
When it came time to partake in rituals like lighting the Shabbat candles or setting the seder plate, designer Stanley…
Wonders of the World
Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard…
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
10 Spectacular Modern Abodes
From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.
10 Playgrounds With Modern Twists
Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in the 19th century—a few swings, a…
A Garage Converted Modern Playroom
It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same…
World’s Fair Pavilion: Restoring the Tent of Tomorrow
Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure…
Sleeping In: The World’s Slowest Hotel
Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth. It was first an…
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…