How to Bring Light Into Dark Spaces
Maintaining a light-filled interior can be difficult, especially if you’re moving into a compact apartment within a…
After a Fire, a Midcentury Home Rises from the Ashes
A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.
A Light-Filled, Nature-Inspired House in Dallas
A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built…
The Day After
The election is finally over. Now what to do with all that campaign crap? (I mean, paraphernalia.)
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder
To Johanna Grawunder, a turned-off chandelier is “one of the saddest things in the world.” Granted, she is an…
In Praise of Light and Shadows
Junichiro Tanizaki’s 1933 book, In Praise of Shadows, has us thinking about how some office designs incorporate the…
MAD’s After the Museum
A new exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design is best described as an ecosystem, says MAD's Manager of Public…
A Light-Filled Pad in Long Island
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of…
Study Light by MSDS
Study Light is a minimal lamp created by Toronto-based designer MSDS.
Light Box
For Tad Beck, making a home out of a stolid, windowless warehouse meant opening it up from the inside out.
Thomas Phifer: Light on the Subject
Don’t be fooled by his mellow, self-effacing demeanor: Architect Thomas Phifer is a master of his craft, designing…
Green Light District
On a former brownfield site across the river from downtown Boston, a renovated turn-of-the-century lithography factory…
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
Check Back
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
Compact, Light-Filled Prefab
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
Light My Way, Stranger
On Friday, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture held its first Day of the Dead auction featuring custom-designed…
101 Alternative Energy: Light On
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among…
LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting…