Innovative Danish Designs Made with Natural Materials
In a world filled with mass-produced and soulless furniture, Danish designer Jonas Edvard proves that the art of working with...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Customization Comes to the Masses
Three new startups offer software-based tools for made-to-order furniture and housewares.
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
Focus on Furniture
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's October 2016 issue.
6 Noteworthy Designs from Salone Satellite 2013
Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.
9 Modern Designs That Were Born in the USA
From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.
Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana
The BIO biennial in Ljubljana has been highlighting contemporary trends in international design for close to fifty years now, but...
Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow
An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
5 Striking Designs That Use Perforated Cement Breeze-Blocks in Interesting Ways
Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete blocks, cinder blocks, cobogó, or even decorative terra-cotta bricks: call them what you will,...
Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations.

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