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Discuss: What Details Bring a Room to Life?
We all have different approaches to making a house a home.
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of…
Magma Books Bring Creative Thinking to Life
Look inside some brilliant sketchbooks from Magma that carve out a creative niche for themselves.
Stocking Stuffers That Will Please the Modernists in Your Life
We all know it can be hard to find modern, sophisticated, and fun gifts to fill holiday stockings.
Celebrating Life with Meaningful Design
In the city of Asahikawa, on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, life is celebrated with good design full of meaning.…
High Above Traditional Charleston, a Modern Home Finds its Roost
A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching. And then it happened quickly: a trip to a…
A Barbershop That’s a Cut Above
Birds Barbershop is an Austin mainstay, offering beer, music, and arcade games in addition to affordable cuts.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his…
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house. The result…
Life In Progress Concrete Clock
8 Smart Home Devices That Will Make Life Easier
Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart…
Alexander McQueen and the Meaning of Life
I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I…
An Architect's Home and Studio Rises Above Rajagiriya
Twenty minutes from the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, architect Palinda Kannangara builds himself a rugged home and…
The High Life
Tired of being terrestrially housebound? Four homes go out on a limb and find their place in the trees.
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's…
Above the Fray
How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern …
LIVING THE ISLAND LIFE
st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing. think no traffic lights,…
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