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The secret history of a plastic classic that doesn’t sit quite right.
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic…
A Memphis Landmark Finds New Rhythm
The storied residence of blues musician John Len Chatman—aka Memphis Slim—kicks off its next chapter as a creative hub.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Spin the Globe: 5 Design Events this Week
Post-Stockholm Furniture Fair blues? Fret not, Dwell has you covered with a fresh batch of artful events around the…
Alex Garcia Exhibit
I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect Alejandro Sticotti, who like Garcia…
Interior Design Ideas For 2017
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
"White Chocolate Spiral Stair"
Stunning Floating Fiberglass Stairway
Surf Shacks 022 - Nick LaVecchia
Nick’s photography has always captured what it truly means to be an East Coast surfer—and the Northeast specifically.…
Final Touches That Elevate Your Design
David Byrne: Architecture in Music
This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the…
Autumn/Winter Interior Design Inspiration
A Grey Palette
A Visit to Lily Chau's Acacia Shop in SF
I ventured into San Francisco-based Acacia on a random Saturday and knew instantly I had found a special shop.
FLANKING A GRITTY, HUMMING STRETCH OF COLFAX AVENUE, A STUDIOTROPE-DESIGNED BUILDING WEAVES CULTURAL INFLUENCES INTO A…
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the…
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled…
Inside Fitness Mogul Lorna Jane's Elegant L.A. Retreat
You could hear the collective gasp as the security-lined gates slowly opened upon Lorna Jane Clarkson’s Pacific…
This New York Apartment Is What Dreams Are Made Of
The notion that all bachelors live in mismatched dorm-like apartments is antiquated—especially among Manhattan's crop…
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
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