Pendant lamps, task lamps, floor lamps, chandeliers, sconces, under counter lighting, and candles all provide a different ambiance. Understand how to create different moods at different times of the day. Lighting designers can help.

LEEDing the Way
One day last April there was great excitement on Highland Avenue, a quiet, hilly street (on which this writer happens to live) of...
The Long Way Home
Romanced by Marfa's charms, a couple find prefab an apt solution for building in the remote desert.
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...
A New Way to Shop on Dwell
We’re excited to reveal a new way to shop products on Dwell, and it all starts with the new “Products” tab.
Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
For Every Need, In Every Way, For Everyone
Animator Bill Porter takes us on a simple journey through the life of a boy and a girl and the chair they encounter at every turn.
9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
A New Way to Sleep: Without Top Sheet
Everyone has his or her own recipe for the perfect bed. Some keep crisp sheets tightly tucked into hospital corners.
The American Way
New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.
A Helpful Guide to Living Room Lighting
Even if your living area is endowed with ample natural daylight, it's imperative to think carefully about lighting to make sure...
This Way, Gentlemen
A killer bachelor pad in Hollywood, the manliest chair of the 20th century, and expert advice from a king of interiors: This is...
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
No Way Out
The fun-house signage in the parking garage of the Eureka Tower in Melbourne, Australia is the brainchild of German graphic...
The Lighting Designer Who Has Melded Form with Function for Decades
When it comes to lighting design, the vital role that technology plays can sometimes be forgotten.
Lighting It Up
Perhaps the darker evenings are making me more sensitive to how beautiful light can be. I've been noticing innovative lighting...
An Introduction to Lighting
One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be...
Workstead Lighting
Earlier this month, Workstead, a Brooklyn–based design firm comprised of Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler, unveiled...
Big Ideas for Cities Reach Chicago by Way of South Africa
Johannesburg-based design studio Counterspace was founded in 2014 by young architecture graduates Sumayya Vally, Sarah de...
Any Way You Slice It
Sixty years after its debut, a limited edition re-issue of the classic Campden Toast Rack introduces the classic kitchen...

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