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The true test of a kitchen’s mettle is not how it looks brand-new, but how it looks after a decade of wear and tear…
A Celeb-Worthy Home in Beverly Hills Asks $7.4M
Offering lofty canyon views and poolside living, the Phineas Residence embodies the Californian way of life.
A House Worthy of James Bond and More
John Lautner's beyond-groovy Elrod House is nothing short of concrete poetry.
3-D Modeling Fashion
As digital fabrication meets high design, we find more and more examples of amazing furniture and household products…
Models of the Kimball Art Center
As I reported earlier, the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah, is just days away from choosing which of the five…
Richard Meier Model Museum Opens in New Jersey
Richard Meier puts 400 of his handmade architectural models on public display in a converted industrial space in Jersey…
Blu Homes To Unveil First Prefab Home Model in Los Angeles
Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design…
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
5 Toasters Tested by San Francisco's Tartine Bakery
Any way you slice it, toast makes the most of any loaf. But which of these worthy appliances will make toast of the…
Progressive Prefabs of Jean Prouvé
The pioneering designer’s metal homes set a model for future construction.
Vibrant Affordable Housing Prototypes in Los Angeles
Lehrer Architects develops a new model for affordable housing in Los Angeles.
Modern Live/Work Space in a Former Chicago Funeral Home
A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model live-work space near Wicker Park.
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home
An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new…
Hip to be Square
NESTLED IN THE LAKESIDE COMMUNITY OF BOW MAR SITS A HOUSE THAT SEEMED BEYOND REPAIR. BUT WHERE MOST SAW ONLY NEGLECT,…
VOLATA: The App Controlled Bicycle
San Francisco-based Volata Cycles have engineered a bicycle worthy of a “2.0” designation, one designed to work in…
Finally, Office Furniture for the Laptop Workforce
Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.
Upwardly Mobile Homes
When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap. But some designers think that this forsaken corner of…
Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series,…
Compact, Light-Filled Prefab
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
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