Japanese Book Binding
I quite liked the video my colleague Miyoko Ohtake posted earlier this week on Japanese joinery and thought I'd do my bit to shed...
By the Book
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
By the Book
Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden
It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S.
Indoek’s New Book Shares a Glimpse Into the Homes of Creative Surfers
After visiting the dwellings of countless surfers from all over the world for four years, Indoek is getting ready to launch its...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other...
Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as well as...
Street Value Book
Dwell Creative Director Kyle Blue recently introduced me to the diverse and inspiring work of the New York-based graphic design...
Massive Book Sale at MoMA
Put down your Kindles, New Yorkers, and head straight to MoMA to buy some books.
Designers and Book Fair 2012
The first-ever Designers and Book Fair was held last weekend at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.