A Hidden Penthouse Sits Atop a Historic Cast-Iron Building in New York
Located in Tribeca, this residential development consists of a complete renovation and new construction—both concealed behind one...
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...
American Leather Breaks the Mold of Custom, High-End Furniture
At American Leather, it's more than furniture—it's where lasting memories are made.
A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
Housing in Crisis Part 4: Lures Cast by Creative Developers
Fact: Urban areas, including those in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, have been experiencing exponential growth of inner-city...
AWAA's Cast Iron Cookware
There are few things nicer than cooking in cast iron (you can make everything from casseroles to cookies in such a skillet).
Cast a Vote in the Greener Gadgets Competition
Later this month, the second annual Greener Gadgets Conference will take place in New York City, promising as always to convene...
Designer Andi Kovel Breaks the Mold in Glassmaking
In her Portland studio, designer Andi Kovel of Esque Studios transforms molten glass into colorful creations—including a new...
Modern Take on a Classic Cast-Iron Stove
An Oslo design duo create a modern iteration of the cast-iron stove with a timeless silhouette.
Breaking the Mold: A Conversation With Architect, Artist, and Iconoclast Gaetano Pesce
As Los Angeles MOCA explores the work of Gaetano Pesce, Dwell sits down with the master of material.
A Desert Blooms: A Middle Eastern Park Plan Breaks the Mold
How do you design green space that can withstand Abu Dhabi’s heat? Thomas Heatherwick listened to the desert.
A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.
The Nonprofit That's Using Seat Belts and Super Bowl Banners to Fix Up Indianapolis
People for Urban Progress upcycles cast-off urban hardware back into the community.
The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.
Park Place
Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.
London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.
How This Couple Broke The Rules in a LA Suburb
In a code-happy Los Angeles suburb, how do you break the mold without breaking the law? Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt...
Spotlight on Work Spaces That Double as Art Galleries
These spaces break the mold of the traditional art gallery, while promoting the artists who furnish them.
Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
When resources are limited, design takes flight.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...

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