When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
For Tad Beck, making a home out of a stolid, windowless warehouse meant opening it up from the inside out.
How to Shop for an Ergonomic Task Chair
Humanscale's Sacha Burn details what to consider when buying body-conscious seating.
Compact, Light-Filled Prefab
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
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 daylit,...
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 avant-garde...
Study Light by MSDS
Study Light is a minimal lamp created by Toronto-based designer MSDS.
LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting concrete...
Green Light District
On a former brownfield site across the river from downtown Boston, a renovated turn-of-the-century lithography factory trades in...
Recycled Tube Light by Castor
The Recycled Tube Light by Canadian design studio Castor is a great example of upcycling done right.
Craig Steely Light Wall
The owners of a 10th floor apartment in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood have what few others can boast: unobstructed...
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 outside world...
Get the Right Light
Daylight is the lifeblood of a Good Small Space.
Light My Way, Stranger
On Friday, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture held its first Day of the Dead auction featuring custom-designed lamps by...
101 Alternative Energy: Light On
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists...
101 Alternative Energy: Gusty Thoughts and Tankless Tasks
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 dense...
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 the week.
HONO Electric Candle LED light
With the holidays coming up and children in the house, I'm looking for any alternative to having actual fire inside.
Light-Filled Family Home Renovation in Copenhagen
In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.