An Introduction to Contractors
Architect-author Dan Maginn of El Dorado Inc. gives us the inside track on one of his favorite subjects: contractors.
An Introduction to Renting
The American Dream, some say, is all about owning a home.
An Introduction to Art Collecting
For millennia, kings and clerics alike have understood that little inspires awe and confers power better than a battalion of...
An Art-Collecting Couple’s L.A. Home Is a Masterpiece in Its Own Right
Síol Studios gives a 1920s Spanish Colonial house a bespoke renovation that frames an amazing art collection.
An Introduction to Building Codes
Fuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes. Here's how to get your architect to play along.
Art and Design Come Together in These 10 Examples of Inspirational Wall Murals
Lately, we've been noticing intricate murals turning up in projects everywhere, from the walls of dashing new hotels and...
An Introduction to Home Gardening
Ever since Adam and Eve’s unfortunate eviction, their descendants have been plunging hands and seeds into the earth in hopes of...
The Art of Brook&Lyn
In her mid-twenties, Mimi Jung quit her job as a graphic designer to start her own creative studio under the name Brook&Lyn.
6 Main Things To Consider When Designing Your Home Art Gallery
Whether you just really love art or you're an avid collector, you may want to consider creating an art gallery in your home—a...
The Meditative Pastime of Rock Collecting Inspires an Artful Lighting Series
Modeled after ocean-tumbled rocks, the smooth forms of these sustainably made lamps will make you want to pick them up and take...
10 Tips for Hanging Art in Your Home—and Our Picks for Creating Fearless Walls
Hanging art on your walls doesn’t have to be a stressful experience—instead, it should be a fun and inspiring creative challenge.
Say Goodbye to the Cold With a Look Back at Two of Toronto’s Winter Design Exhibits
Toronto's temporary Winter Stations installations animate Lake Ontario's frozen shoreline for a third year.
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
A Collision of Art, Architecture, and Fashion in Marfa
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
An Introduction to Prefab
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at...
Examining the Architecture of the Art Deco Automobile
The North Carolina Museum of Art celebrates the beauty of Art Deco automotive design.
The Intersection of Art and Architecture Offered for $3.75M
The celebrated Stremmel House is on the market, offering a light-filled floor plan and expansive valley views.
An Introduction to Architects
Aside from that mischievous caveperson in France who used a piece of charcoal to draw a line around some stick figures that...
Transformers of the Modern House: Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi at the Palm Springs Art Museum
An exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum presents a refreshing look at the modern home through the lens of Italian-Brazilian...
An Introduction to Lighting
One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be...
Casa Perfect Debuts Reinaldo Sanguino’s Vibrant Ceramics Inspired by ’90s Graffiti Culture
Throughout his 20-year career, Venezuelan-born artist Reinaldo Sanguino has been influenced by material culture, early-1990s...
An Introduction to Manufacturing
If the design world feels like an endless parade of products, then the gnashing maws of industrial production assuredly underpin...
These New Prefabs Celebrate the Art of Simple Living
SET Ideas unveils an elevated collection of sleek and versatile prefabs characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and wood...
8 Scandinavian Cabins That Master the Art of Minimalism
These vacation homes and cabins in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark feature sophisticated but pared-down interiors that complement...
Go Beyond the Basics in an Australian Fashion Designer’s Surf-Inspired Bali Hotel
The Slow offers much more than boutique accommodations, steeping guests in a curated experience that blends art across several...
A Golden, Egg-Shaped Sauna Signifies the Rebirth of a Swedish Mining Town
Artist duo Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström build a public art installation to commemorate the relocation of an entire city in...
A Modern Farmhouse in the Colorado Mountains Teems With Art
Studio B Architecture + Interiors allow one couple’s art and artifacts to take center stage in this modern farmhouse in Aspen.
A Parisian Townhouse Is Reborn as a Luminous Art Gallery
If you have ever longed to live in an art gallery, this Parisian townhouse renovation just might be your ideal inspiration.
An Art Studio That Would Make Picasso Jealous
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters...
8 Creative Alternatives to Expensive Wall Art
These budget-friendly artwork selections can instantly add personality to your home without breaking the bank.
Pop Art, Street Art, and Space-Age Furniture Collide at a Painter’s Midcentury Ranch Home in Florida
Painter Christopher Florentino explains how he revived a 1963 house by modern architect Gene Leedy.
An Exhibit on Italian Designer Ettore Sottsass Highlights His Colorful Work and Rebellious Ways
While Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass is best known for his work with the Memphis Group throughout the 1980s, his...
Part of an Epic Expansion, London’s V&A Museum Paves its Courtyard With 11,000 Porcelain Tiles
RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A has just completed Exhibition Road Quarter, the largest...
An Introduction to Kitchen Design
The kitchen has evolved from a closed-off satellite to the most open, doted-upon room in the house—and repository of our dreams...
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature
In Franca, Brazil, mf+arquitetos designs a unique residence for their art-loving client in just five months.

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