“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular skiing...
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home.
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
Swiss Design at Dwell on Design
It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Lomography Loves Japan
Amid the flurry of creative efforts towards Japan fund-raising comes this latest offering: Lomography Loves Japan, a fleet of...
Design in Houston
The Monogram Modern Home continued its modern design road trip down south to Houston, stopping at the Houston Antiques Art+Design...
Intelligent Design
The future of the office is about providing a balanced response to the environment and the person in the office—–or at home, in...
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
Education by Design
Magnet schools are nothing new to the arts and sciences, but Miami's DASH looks to give high schoolers a head start in design.
Mobility and Design
When Dwell and Volvo set out to format our discussion around the Future of Mobility at the Palm Springs Art Museum during...
Design in Atlanta
The Monogram Modern Home left the lone star state in pursuit of Atlanta where it joined the Westside Provisions District on...
Design Truck
It's an undisputed truth that some of L.A.'s best meals are served on the street.
Design for Democracy
If the presidential debates haven't satisfied your election appetite, the AIGA professional association for design offers a...
Groundbreaking Design
It has been nearly half a decade, but the Dwell Home II is back! Construction began this winter in the hills outside Los Angeles,...