Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
The Real Chicago
If your only experience touring Chicago is from watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off, architect Brad Lynch has some insider tips for...
An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.
The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
Chicago's Green Mile
Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising...
Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park
Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.
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.
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Of all American cities, you'd think Chicago would be at the forefront of celebrating and preserving its architecture.
Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated
The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline.
8 Inspirational Quotes to Stay Innovative
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's July/August 2016 issue.
Chicago Humanities Festival
For any Chicago-based Dwell readers looking for something to do this Saturday, November 8, I'm pleased to say that I'll be...
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
Elevated 606 Park Will Transform Chicago
A decade in the making, an unused 2.7-mile rail line is set to become Chicago's great new park.
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Across the Ocean
With a novel use for an ultra-lightweight material, two academics build their ideal home—then ship it overseas for assembly.
11 Innovative and Modern Schools Where Creativity and Good Design Rule
By using innovative design to inspire learning and creativity, the following schools have certainly earned top marks—just in time...
Innovative Design: Mooncake Dining Table by +tongtong
The first design to emerge from hot new Toronto design studio +tongtong is Mooncake, an invitingly spare dining table whose...
Editor's Picks: 5 Modern Homes Across America
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...