Melissa Manfull's Tesseracts
The term Tesseract was coined in the 19th century by science fiction writer Charles Howard Hinton to describe the 4-dimensional,...
Melissa and Keith Bishop, Loft B
“We went from 3,000 square feet to 720,” says Melissa Bishop, sitting on her leather couch.
The Great Compression
In Auckland, New Zealand, architect Michael O’Sullivan and his partner Melissa Schollum braved a miniscule budget, withering...
A Year of Careful Study Leads to a Thoughtful Renovation of a 1949 Eichler
Whenever Jay and Melissa of Serrao Design/Architecture are tasked with transforming an older home, they try to heighten its...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Bar Method
When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...
Cloth and Goods
Specializing in products for the home, the textile-driven Portland, Oregon, webshop Cloth and Goods puts a spotlight on old-world...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Higher Ground
When the Frys lost their home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire, they looked up—way up. Rebuilding at 7,3000 feet high, the family...
10 Reasons to Join the City Modern Home Tours
The Dwell home tours in Los Angeles are an annual highlight and due to popular request, we've brought them to New York for the...
The Dwell Community Weighs in to Share the Best Gifts of the Season
As part of our community-focused holiday series, we decided to compose a collaborative roundup of gift suggestions from some of...
Building Community
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
Oakland Aesthetics
Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay...
A Renovated Tribeca Loft with Skylight
American history lives on in a family’s Tribeca, New York, loft after a renovation by a couple of enterprising architects.
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
Green Is in the Details
Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly renovation earned this mid-century-modern home LEED Platinum certification and...
A Clean Slate
A few big ideas—and some careful workmanship—transform the very small kitchen of a one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment into an...
Aplat Culinary Totes
San Francisco-based Shujan Bertrand draws design inspiration from many quarters and cultures—from her Korean-American extended...
Friday Finds 05.03.13
After a long hiatus, we are elated to say that Friday Finds is back in action! From a jazz-soaked film soundtrack to vintage...