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

Industrial Pied-à-Terre in Italy
Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.
This Glass Pied-à-Terre Is Hidden in a Belgian Garden
Concealed by historic buildings in the center of Ghent, this light-filled hideaway sits in the backyard of an existing house.
A Candy Pink Pied-à-Terre in London Is Sumptuously Reimagined
TR Studio brings natural light, swanky details, and playful colors into a three-story mews house in Chelsea.
A Pint-Sized Parisian Apartment Is Transformed Into a Refined Pied-à-Terre
MMNK overcomes the constraints of a complex floor plan to turn a cramped 592-square-foot space into an elegant home.
Old-World Charm Meets Modern Finishes in These 6 Parisian Apartments
What could be more Parisian than a chic apartment or flat that combines original crown molding, contemporary furniture, and...
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
Tala Lighting Puts High Design Into High-Efficiency LED Bulbs
When Joshua Ward, Maxwell Wood, and William Symington launched their first LED collection, they were looking to address a trio of...
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
10 Dreamy Parisian Homes
Paris, also known as "The City of Light", is a breathtaking city.
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
Take a Peek Inside Airbnb's New Loft-Inspired Office Space in Paris
Airbnb is all about local—and that's just what they've done with their brand new Parisian office space.
Trend Report: 10 High-Tech, High-Design Bathroom Products for the New Decade
The ’20s are shaping up to be a stylish and experimental decade, at least in the bathroom.
Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...
12 Scandinavian Prefabs That Embody High-Design Hygge
Found throughout the region, these homes are big on style and sustainability.
Comic Book Legend Stan Lee’s Former San Francisco Pied-à-Terre Lists for $1.35M
The creator of Spider-Man spent his time in San Francisco relaxing in this Four Seasons residence.
The Revived Maison du Danemark Brings Two New Danish Restaurants to Paris
Overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Paris’ Avenue des Champs-Élysées is Maison du Danemark, Denmark’s cultural house that has...
Tour a Charming Parisian Hotel That Just Got an Amazing Makeover
Just a few steps off Paris' Grands Boulevards, Hôtel Bienvenue received a colorful and modern redesign by interior designer Chloé...
A New Hotel in Paris That’s Designed to Give Guests a Taste of Modern Parisian Living
Located in the heart of Paris, Hotel Parister is a new concept hotel designed to celebrate vibrant, local Parisian living.
Channel Parisian Glamour With a Stay in This Striking Montmartre Townhouse
The ideal base for soaking up the neighborhood's charm, this sleek pad features understated decor.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
A $437K Retrofit Turns a Dilapidated Edwardian Into a High-Design Haven
A first-time owner-builder masterfully crafts a home for a family of six in Melbourne, Australia.
A Technicolor Basketball Court in Paris
Sandwiched in-between a pair of brick apartment buildings in Paris lies a technicolor basketball court.
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
This Modern Homestead With a Vintage Trailer Offers Adventure in California's High Desert
Located in the sands of the Mojave Desert's Hollywood-built Pioneertown, this modern take on a desert homestead brings a whole...
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
20 Modern Farmhouse Design Ideas That Are Irresistibly Chic
A balanced blend of rustic and refined, the modern farmhouse style continues to be a rising trend.
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
A Fiery-Red Home Sizzles With Simplistic, Modern Design
This simple red house in Portugal appears as a signpost within its labyrinth-like, forested site.
Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
See How Artisans in the Italian Alps Make This High-Design Concrete Lamp
A daunting lighting design pushes a seasoned Italian craftsman to rethink the limits of concrete.
Vipp’s Newest High-Design Hotel Outpost Is in a Water-Pumping Station
Studio David Thulstrup converts a historic water-pumping station in Copenhagen into an edgy retreat where guests can test drive...
High Design: 10 Pipes You’d Proudly Display on the Coffee Table
In honor of 4/20, we’re celebrating the too-cool-for-school pipes elevating today’s cannabis industry.
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
Tait Modern
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...

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