The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has another...
It Takes A Village
Civic leaders in Oakland, California, have been battling hard for decades to make the city as socially and economically healthy...
No Longer Off-Kilter
An architect and designer couple rescued their partly-sunken home and transformed a dilapidated garage into a modern living room.
How to Take a Dwell Photo
Dwell architecture and interiors photographer Matthew Williams offers his expert opinion on how to frame a shot and the best time...
Long Island Found
When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...
The Master of the Chair
Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century.
Every other piece of industrial design is a pot or a dish or something insignificant.
German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in...
Lítill Takes Flight in Berlin
Terrariums that defy gravity and cultivate offshoots of the unpredictable are what Lítill's latest project at Direktorenhaus in ...
Last Words, Take Two
We put the same six questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 issue to learn what they’re reading, rethinking, and...
Watch: It Takes 9 Hours For Woodworkers to Make This Shaker-Inspired Chair
Spare, sturdy, almost minimalist—Thos Moser’s signature chair distills generations of know-how.
Koolhaas Takes Manhattan
New York has had a way of loudly excluding or being excluded by deserving people.
The Crystal Chair
To build a chair usually does not begin with filling a large glass tank with water, nor does it involve submerging polyester...
The LAMI Chair
Javier Cristiani's LAMI chair, which was unveiled at last Spring's ICFF, now has a family: an ottoman, a side table and a coffee...
The Vegetal Chair
The Bouroullec brothers continue to prove that there's no limit to variation and innovation in chair design.
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.
10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been...
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
What is Egyptian Long-Staple Cotton
When Ariel Kaye, our Founder and CEO, set out to give the world a better night’s sleep, she knew it would have to start with the...
It Takes a Village
On Washington's lush Bainbridge Island, one community strives for quality of life as a sustainable initiative.