Matter: Logo Evolution
In our May issue I wrote about the undersung Swiss mid-century modernist Herbert Matter, a graphic designer and photographer who...
Light Matters
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
Family Matters
An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
Industrial Evolution
A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood.
Family Matters
The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
Herbert Matter at Design Philadelphia
Last night I stopped into one of the many Design Philadelphia events going on this week: a screening of Reto Caduff's new...
Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo
The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of...
The Evolution of an Urban Wasteland: Socrates Sculpture Park at 30
Hosting artistic explorations for the past three decades, New York City's Socrates Sculpture Park has simultaneously become a...
Roger Federer's Personal Logo?
If you put any stock at all in national stereotypes--we Americans are a bit pudgy, I confess--then you're no stranger to the...
Novak Djokovic: Behind the Logo
Last year we took a look at tennis great Roger Federer's personal logo (bit of a snooze, frankly), so with the unveiling of...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Jamie Gray of Matter
Jamie Gray, the founder of New York City design shop Matter, shares his favorite items.
Friday Finds 4.17.09
For this installment of the Week in Review, the Dwell team found inspiration in the far reaches of the Web—from attachable...
Facts About Concrete Diamond Drilling - And Why They Matter
Diamond is the toughest material the Mother Nature has provided us for centuries now.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
Snøhetta Chosen to Design Le Monde's Headquarters in Paris
The "evolution of media" and the relationship with the reader are themes.
"Where Should I Keep My...?": Solving the Ultimate Small Space Dilemmas
Squeeze every last bit of storage space out of your dwelling, no matter its size.

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