Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and...
Panel Interview: America's Embassies
Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy...
American Bill Price Makes a Stir in Seoul
Perhaps I’m displaying my own design ignorance here, but I had never heard of American architect, inventor and professor of...
8 Modern American Farmhouses
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Ode to a Forward-Thinking America: Columbus, Indiana
A photographic celebration of a small American city and its design legacy.
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
Why Is Jane Smiling?
So you’ve brought home an ebullient new contractor to turn your wreck into the Ritz.
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour
In May I led a walking tour of Washington DC's modern embassies.
An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms
Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...
American Made Design: Moran Woodworked Furniture
A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three...
The American Way
New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.
Caravana Americana Showcases the Passion of Latin America’s Design Community
From March 24 to 26, we visited Caravana Americana in Mexico City, where 61 emerging and established designers, makers, and...
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
At work, you don’t usually get to choose where you sit, but at home it’s a different story.
In Memoriam: Bill Moggridge
We are sorry to report that Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, passed away this...
Interview with Bill McDonough
Next year, William McDonough's revolutionary book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, which he co-authored with Dr.
Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
Eric Baker and Tyler Blik are a pair of noted graphic and identity designers, though perhaps their greatest legacy in American...