Method Lab
Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice,...
Designer to Know: O/D\O Lab
Architect Paul Lee and furniture maker Anthony Abbate celebrate the inherent beauty of wood with a humble and timeless collection...
This Midcentury Home in Marin Doubles as a Design Lab
Henrybuilt founder and CEO Scott Hudson works with his team to transform a 1961 residence into a company retreat and testing...
This Palm Springs Prefab Is a “Living Lab” for its Designer Residents
A pair of prefab experts turn their process on themselves.
Bar Method
When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...
Method Laundry Pump
A few weeks ago I attended a press event at method, which is headquartered conveniently around the corner from our Dwell offices.
A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours
A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.
Live Outside the Box in This Artist’s Haven For $3.5M
The two units that make up the MuSh Residence offer plenty of studio, gallery, and outdoor space in a configuration that...
Gmail Theme Lab
A quiet but significant change took place yesterday, and it likely affected many of you: Gmail launched "Themes"—a new feature...
Can Mercer Labs Keep the Immersive “Museum” Trend Alive?
Following in the footsteps of Meow Wolf and Van Gogh experiences, a real estate developer and artist have transformed a former...
Method's New Pump Detergent
As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a difficult challenge: a lot of...
Live from the Show Floor: method
“It’s crazy that a laundry detergent product is on the show floor at a design conference,” says Matthew Loyd, the vice-president...
A Modern Tiny House Reinvents the Finnish Barbecue Hut
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These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City
There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.
BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container
A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
Q&A: Neri Oxman Sees Buildings of the Future as Being Designed More Like Organisms Than Machines
A conversation with architect, artist, and MIT Media Lab professor Neri Oxman.
A Prefab Home Soaks Up Dreamy Island Views in the Pacific Northwest
Perched on a rocky bluff, a three-module home in the San Juan islands emphasizes energy-efficient design and indoor/outdoor...
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers
A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.
The Dwell 24: Orior
The furniture designers at Orior are applying a contemporary perspective informed by traditional methods.
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
Haptic Lab Founder Emily Fischer Keeps It Warm and Cozy
The quilter, who grew up in rural Wisconsin, recommends her favorite winter essentials.
Before & After: A Mixed-Up Montauk Beach House Gets a Sleek New Look
Brooklyn-based Descience Lab converts a “shabby-chic” beach house in the Hamptons into a timeless retreat.
Nicolas Henchoz and EPFL + ECAL Lab
Picked as one of our favorite international design schools in the December/January 2010 issue, EPFL + ECAL Lab in Lausanne,...
De LaB and Good Events in Los Angeles
Good Magazine recently opened a new location in Hollywood, and they are keeping their promise to fill it with interesting...
An Outdoors-Loving Couple Build a Dreamy Retreat in a Pristine Pacific Northwest Forest
At Saltwater Farm, a rural retreat on San Juan Island, five cabins surround a home that serves as a communal gathering point.
Meet the Design Expert Working to Create Happier, Healthier Living for All
Christine Marvin shares the Marvin Design Lab’s thorough process for harnessing the power of light and air, while also discussing...
Inside This Innovative Test Lab, it Snows Every Tuesday
In a relentless pursuit of precision and reliability, the team at Trane Residential push their HVAC units to extremes to ensure...
Method Homes Makes Bespoke Prefabs That Don’t Have a Factory Feel
The company collaborates with architects on one-off, module-based designs that promise clients a mix of customization and quality.
How to Cook “Bug Burgers” You'll Actually Want to Eat
Bugs. They're what's for dinner, according to IKEA's SPACE10 innovation lab.
Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth
A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
A Volcanic-Rock Courtyard Energizes a Dramatic Home in Shanghai
From the ground up, Hiding House combines natural forms, textures, and materials to theatrical effect.
7 Prefab Companies That Oregon Dwellers Should Know
The Beaver State is known for its abundant forests—and these modular homes emphasize sustainability while connecting to the...
Here’s How to Make Your Own Bee Home for World Bee Day
IKEA’s design lab, SPACE10, is sharing free plans to build a custom home for bees.

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