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

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.
Why Now, More Than Ever, the ADU Is the Future of Home
Whether it serves as an investment, backyard office, or intergenerational housing, the accessory dwelling unit (ADU) has never...
Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M
Built in 1960, at the height of the Cold War, this well-preserved midcentury home is packed with authentic period charm—including...
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
Better your home's indoor/outdoor connection with one of these DIY deck kits.
What if Green Design Were Just Good Design?
Green design should have won 30 years ago.
From Rooftops to Backyards, Now Is the Best Time to Design Your Dream Outdoor Space
Wintertime may be keeping you indoors, but there’s plenty to do before all the best designers and contractors book up. Get...
The 2021 Pritzker Prize Winners Prove That Good Design Is Good for Everyone
Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal—the 49th and 50th Pritzker Prize laureates—have contributed decades of sustainable and...
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement...
When Good Graphic Design Translates to Great Objects
From flat to physical, Kristina Krogh masters every dimension.
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for...
Now's The Time
The union of great design and high technology has given us a whole new generation of time pieces, proving once and for all that...
Why Plants Improve Mornings
Not everyone is a morning person—and that’s okay.
Design 101: What Are Alexander Homes, and Why Are They Still So Beloved?
The Alexander Construction Company made Palm Springs living accessible to the masses.
A Rare Neutra-Designed Studio Lists for the First Time at $1.6M
Set in Santa Monica, the restored pied-à-terre was built for notable writer David Malcolmson in 1936.
A Midcentury Time Capsule Captures an Architect's Love For Iconic Design
Midcentury architect Alden B. Dow was known for many things—midwestern modern style, the internationally recognized John Whitman...
Travel Back in Time to William F. Cody’s Now-Razed Desert Modern
Featured in Monacelli’s new book, “Master of the Midcentury: The Architecture of William F. Cody,” the 1963 Shamel Residence was...
How Sweden Harnesses Democratic Architecture and Design For the Common Good
Join Dwell on a journey through Stockholm and Malmö to see how architects and creatives are building a better world through good...
America’s Best Independent Design Shops: Good Neighbor
The design shop-cum-cafe in Baltimore, Maryland, draws inspiration the owners' Indian and Egyptian heritages.
Black-Owned Design Businesses You Can Support Right Now
These artists, makers, and small businesses are essential voices in the design community.
A 1960s Time Capsule Hits the Market for the First Time in Topanga Canyon
Seeking $2.9M, the Matthew Leizer–designed bungalow has tree-house vibes and plenty of period charm.
A Magnificent Neutra-Designed Home in Connecticut Is Listed For the First Time Ever
Overlooking a river in Weston, Connecticut, The Corwin House by Richard Neutra is being sold by the original owner for $3,200,000.
The Home Jean Prouvé Designed for His Daughter Is Now Up for Sale
The groundbreaking residence, built in 1962 and overlooking the commune of Saint-Die-des-Vosges in the French countryside, is...
11 Women-Owned Companies Creating Real Change With Good Design
Devoted to creating a more sustainable, ethical, beautiful world, these entrepreneurial women are the names to know.
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...
Is It Time to Start Journaling Again?
Strengthen your wrist and your mind, while giving your keyboard a break, with these 10 Dwell-approved journals and notebooks.
Here Are the World’s Most Exciting Design Destinations—and Why You Have to Visit
Designers at the center of five emerging creative scenes tell us why their city should be on your radar right now—and, hopefully...
An Old Textile Mill in Rhode Island Is Now a Vibrant Hotel Buzzing With Design
Fleshed out with furniture and wares by local makers, the newly open Dye House beckons the design minded for overnight stays and...
20 Celebrity Homes You Can Buy Right Now—Or Simply Ogle
From Frank Sinatra’s former Lake Tahoe mansion to Meryl Streep’s TriBeCa penthouse, these listed homes offer a peek into the...
A Midcentury Time Capsule House Is Available for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years
Listed for $1.68M, the Brittain-Wachs Residence is centered around a two-story garden room filled with an abundance of natural...
4 Reasons Why Alder Is a Trending Wood
Eco-friendly, easy to work with, and cost-efficient, alder wood is having a moment in the world of building materials.
A 3D-Printed Pod Home Designed For Mars Is Now Bookable Here on Earth
A tiny house designed to withstand the red planet's harsh climate is being built on the banks of the Hudson River—and Indiegogo...
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...
This Is the Last Home Ray Kappe Ever Designed—and It’s Now Up for Sale
Completed in March this year, the Palm Springs residence by the legendary late architect is asking $6,400,000.
The Best Sales to Shop Right Now
This month’s hottest sales will keep you on budget and on trend.
Inside Our Striking MyDomaine Office in Los Angeles
In order to create thought-provoking content and cutting-edge ideas, you first need inspirational surroundings to stimulate the...
Here’s Why You Should Be Paying Close Attention to Colombia’s Design Scene
Rooted in rich craft traditions, Colombia’s luminous young designers are leading the way in the country’s upswing.

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