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

Kickstart Some Design
If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could...
Kickstart Some Design II
Around this time last year I cruised through the fundraising site Kickstarter in search of a few design-related projects that...
What Are Some Standout Examples of Hotel Design?
We want to hear about your favorite hotel experiences, from rural bed-and-breakfasts to Mediterranean resorts.
A Weekend in Portland: Part II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
Dwell Design Competition Phase II
The time has come, folks.
Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.
Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
A new owner with a light touch has kept Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II a marvel of the mid-20th century whose life will...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Dim Some, Lose Some
Waste extends far beyond what winds up in the landfill.
African Designs Go Mainstream: Jomo Tariku Showcases The Birth Chair II at Dubai Design Week
From Mali to Morocco, ancient African designs infuse this new line of functional art.
This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet
In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.

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