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

Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books
We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to...
An Introduction to Landscape Design
The profession of landscape architecture is very much rooted in the European tradition of garden design, and it didn’t germinate...
Giulio Cappellini on the Changing Design Landscape
We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
(Not-So) Garden Variety Lessons From the Father of Modern Landscape Design
The Jewish Museum in New York City takes it outside with a celebration of the Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
Can Landscape Design Humanize New York's Hudson Yards?
Landscape architect Thomas Woltz is lending a human scale to the Manhattan megadevelopment.
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes
Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going...
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,...
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...
A Lavish, Landscaped Estate Seeks $18M in Montecito, CA
Set on nearly three acres in the heart of Montecito's Upper Village, the sprawling, Spanish-style home presents over 8,500 square...
What if Green Design Were Just Good Design?
Green design should have won 30 years ago.
A Minimalist House Stands Out in a Wild Landscape
This Napa Valley residence by Feldman Architecture contrasts glass and concrete with evergreens and grasses.
A Muted Berkshires Home Pays Homage to an Idyllic Landscape
Surrounded by an apple orchard, an evergreen grove, and gardens originally tended by the owners’ parents, Sheffield Residence...