“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Keynote Address from Michael Graves
We could not be more thrilled to welcome Michael Graves, one of America's most eminent architects and designers, to the Dwell on...
At $265K, Michael Graves’s First Commission Is a Bargain
The four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath residence features bright, white interiors and an original mural by Graves himself.
Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design
The prolific Hong Kong designer muses on how major brand collaborations are accelerating innovation.
11 Innovative and Modern Schools Where Creativity and Good Design Rule
By using innovative design to inspire learning and creativity, the following schools have certainly earned top marks—just in time...
Remembering Postmodernist Architect Michael Graves
A pioneer in the postmodernist movement, Michael Graves dedicated nearly 60 years of his life to the advancement of architecture,...
7 Quotes on Living Well from Michael Graves
Michael Graves is credited with broadening the role of the architect in society and raising public interest in good design as...
Defining Good Design at Bulthaup
I'll be down in Los Angeles on Thursday to speak at the bulthaup showroom and wanted to alert all our Southern California readers...
10 Minutes with Michael Graves at the JCP Home Launch
Last week, JCPenney (now known as JCP) launched several collaborative home collections from renowned designers.
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
Discuss: Should Design Be a Part of Elementary Education?
Weigh in on whether design appreciation has a place alongside art and music in school curriculums.
Good Design Lecture at Bulthaup Miami
I’ll be giving a talk on Wednesday, December 3rd, at the Bulthaup showroom in Miami as part of a Dwell event amidst all the...
Pritzker Prize-Winners SANAA Discuss Their Mind-Blowing Design for Grace Farms in Scenic New England
The award-winning Japanese architecture firm celebrates 20 years of practice with a thoughtful Stateside commission.
Discuss: What's on Your Playlist?
Help us get into the groove.
Discuss: How Can Design Thinking Serve Politics?
The creative method used by designers to bring their concepts to life can have far-reaching impact.
Discuss: What Design Idea Are You Thankful For?
Let's all gather around the proverbial table.
When Good Graphic Design Translates to Great Objects
From flat to physical, Kristina Krogh masters every dimension.
Acclaimed Architect Michael Graves Celebrates Firm's 50th Anniversary
A survey of greatest hits from the renowned architect's 50-year career.
When We Talk About Good Design
Many architects and designers, when talked down from the theoretical towers of “sculptural forms” and “floating volumes” and made...
New Design from Very Good & Proper
In this year's June issue, our Square Meal column featured the London restaurant mini-chain Canteen, where good design is as high...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.

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