Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show...
Designing the Modern World Award
Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.
Leap Into the Year of the Dog With These 25 Pups in the Modern World
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these lucky dogs living in expertly designed homes.
Modern World Award Winners Announced
We just wrapped up our first-ever Modern World Awards, where we put our official stamp of approval on 25 objects that have...
Modern World Awards: Vote Now
This year at Dwell on Design we're awarding our first ever Modern World Awards to the designs that move, inspire, and elate us....
Graphic Prints Muse on Nature in the Modern World
An artist's prints are inspired by urban gardens.
New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World
On February 13, 2014, the Royal Institute of British Architects inaugurated a new gallery in its central London headquarters with...
A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments
A Washington, D.C.-based architecture professor takes his students to remote outposts to create modern structures steeped in...
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear inhabits a...
Wonders of the World
Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press...
12 Modern Hotels in Historic Buildings Around the World
If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...
Sleeping In: The World’s Slowest Hotel
Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.
Braver's New World
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a...
All the World's a Page
If you've run out of room on your nightstands, filled every available wall with shelves, and if your floorspace has begun to...
The Tallest Cake in the World
To my joie de vivre, my first Sunday in Paris coincided with musée gratuit dimanche, the first Sunday of every month when museums...
And the World Views Winners Are...
In our World Views photography competition, we teamed up with Blurb and challenged Dwellers everywhere to take a shot and share...
Living in a Material World
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of...
Touring Design for a Living World
Design for a Living World is a new "green" exhibition at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.

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