Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
A New Book Celebrates Modernism With Futuristic Homes and Visionary Masterpieces
Part history book, part design bible, “Inside Utopia” captures the midcentury modernist psyche and beyond.
Transformers of the Modern House: Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi at the Palm Springs Art Museum
An exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum presents a refreshing look at the modern home through the lens of Italian-Brazilian...
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
This Neutra-Inspired Tiny Home Is a Miniature Homage to Modernism
With the clean lines of its steel-and-glass structure, ESCAPE’s new prefab nods to the past—but inside is a trove of modern...
An Insider's Guide to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019
If you haven't already marked your calendar—now's the time. Here’s how to make the most of Palm Springs Modernism Week.
This “No Footprint” Prefab Embraces Tropical Modernism and Sustainable Design
A 1,600-square-foot home in Costa Rica takes advantage of passive cooling techniques to tread lightly on the land it sits on.
Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
11 Celebrity Homes That Showcase Desert Modernism in Rancho Mirage
Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, and Frank Sinatra were just a few of the notable homeowners in Rancho Mirage, a desert resort just...
This Sparkling New Home Is a Perfect Remake of Classic Sarasota School Modernism
In a modernist seaside enclave, a couple calls in a pioneering architecture firm to build a new house rooted in midcentury style.
A Rock Drummer With an Eye for Modernism Tunes Up a Los Angeles Midcentury
Matt Helders of the Arctic Monkeys has a penchant for throwback film and design; interior designer Corinne Mathern used it to...
From Front to Back, This Toronto Home Literally Merges Heritage and Modernism
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Comes to the Masses
Three new startups offer software-based tools for made-to-order furniture and housewares.
10 Things You Shouldn’t Miss at Modernism Week in Palm Springs
From February 15 to 25, the Greater Palm Springs area celebrates midcentury modern design with 11 days of talks, films,...
Consider a Move to Vienna to Snap Up This Architectural Icon of Early European Modernism
Josef Frank’s 1930 Villa Beer House, celebrated for its spatial arrangement and twisting staircase, just hit the market for...
HomePolish: Design for the Masses
Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can afford—sounds too good to be true.
A Set Designer’s House in Brazil Blends Colonial Architecture With Miesian Modernism
A nod to the past, the contemporary country escape by Mapa Architects is surprisingly close to São Paulo’s hustle and bustle.
Before & After: This Historic Midcentury With a Slinky Roofline Debuts at Modernism Week 2020
Once destined for destruction, the Miles Bates House—better known as the Wave House for its curvy roof—will finally open to the...
The Inimitable Artek Stool—and 16 Other Alvar Aalto Designs to Bring Warm Modernism Into Your Home
Born February 3 in Kuortane, Finland, Alvar Aalto brought a harmonious balance of function and grace to everything he designed.
The Opulent Modernism of Platner
For Warren Platner, whose modernist pedigree would make any contemporary designer squeal, design was all about the right groovy...
Modernism for an Ancient Pastime
One of Boston's newest additions is the Kollel of Greater Boston—a post-graduate Talmudic research institute that trains future...
Mayberry Meets Modernism
The aesthetic of mid-19th century retail establishments still holds relevance.
A Proper Primer on Modernism
The historicization of modern architecture is quick to lionize Mies, Gropius, Wright and others, but too often treats them as...
Fujifilm Prepares to Reintroduce 3D to the Masses
What’s old is new again.
How American Modernism Came to the Mountains
After World War II, Chicago’s design elite flocked to Aspen for ski and summer holidays, galvanizing the then-sleepy alpine...
Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism
Modern-minded New Yorkers have just a few more days to swing by Cooper Union’s Lessons From Modernism: Environmental Design...
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
Spruce: Eco-Modernism in the Big Easy
After Nomita Joshi-Gupta’s home in New Orleans was damaged in Hurricane Katrina, she set out looking for eco-friendly products...
Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism
From furniture to interiors, Jewish designers made their mark on modernist American design in the postwar years.
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 Spacious William Cody Property Lists for $1.8M
Desert modernism meets brutalism in this Palm Springs home.
Modernism Through the Viewfinder: The Photography of Ezra Stoller
Stoller's images, which introduced modernism to a broader audience, anchor an exhibit of architectural photography at the...
14 Best Tropical Modern Homes That Upgrade the Island Style
Built for warm climes and lush surroundings, these tropical modern homes take a sophisticated approach to being laid-back.
Kanye West’s Star Wars-Inspired Prefab Home Prototypes May Get Torn Down
‘Ye’s vision of affordable dome homes for the masses hits a major road block.
Inside the Big Business That Is Palm Springs Modernism Week
Every February, the multiday festival turns the Southern California city into the epicenter of all things midcentury modern.