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

Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
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A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
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An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
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MoMA Design Store Windows: littleBits by Ayah Bdeir
“Electronics are beautiful,” says engineer and artist Ayah Bdeir.
Brazilian Design at the MoMA Store
The Museum of Modern Art's Design Store has been running regionally-sourced collections in their retails shops and online.
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Dwell Store Spotlight: Italian Design Classics
The Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano was launched in 1961 as a means to showcase Italian furniture design.
Stay in a Modern Houseboat in Berlin With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.
8 Outstanding Examples of Round Windows in Modern Homes
After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor feeling in your home, a set of floor-to-ceiling windows is the key ingredient to...
11 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
As a homely bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, nature, and a contemporary touch to...
How to Save Historic Windows on an Existing Property
Along with bringing natural light into a home, windows also act as the building's eyes, allowing the residents to look out into...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
12 Striking Examples of Clerestory Windows in Modern Homes
The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...

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