Leave it to Beavers
It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little...
The Birds and The Beavers
Connecticut birders happily swap their waterlogged Wellies and foggy field glass for the Wesleyan student–designed SplitFrame, a...
Mixed Signals
Leave it to the French to have fun with something extraordinarily mundane.
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
A Square Meal
So many recipes leave so much to chance, and that is why I love the waffle iron.
Way Out West
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...
Cleaning the Bathroom: 6 Things You Should Do Every Day
Cleaning the bathroom is probably the last thing in your daily to-do list but you can’t escape from it. The soap scum, toilet...
Living Las Vegas
They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but once you leave, you may have trouble banishing Sin City from your mind.
5 Canister Vacuums
Is kitty leaving too much for you to remember him by? Are your wellies tracking dirt? Whatever the mess, these vacuums will help...
5 ideas to light up your festive season
It’s that time of year again: a time for too many mince pies, pinning stockings to the end of your bed or the mantelpiece,...
The Make Lounge
Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social...
Double Time
The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m.
Storefront Newsprints
Few forms of reading leave a physical reminder of the act itself, but to page through the two volumes of collected newsprints...
Preview: Modern Family Zone
Don't leave the kids at home when you head downtown to Dwell on Design this weekend! We've got plenty of activities for the...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
New Features for July
To build a truly great community you need to listen and you need to innovate.
Water Rower Makes a Splash
Household exercise machines are typically a dismal affair: bulky treadmills and unsightly elliptical machines relegated to back...
Revisioning Camera Lenses
I’ve developed into a true shutterbug, a camera geek who doesn’t leave home without one.
Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black
For our first Kickstarter of the week, we leave aside all the gizmos, gadgets, and destined-for-the-gift-shop design so common on...
Garden Pavilion, Seattle
When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...