Monobloc Blues
The secret history of a plastic classic that doesn’t sit quite right.
Tokyo Blues
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic criticism.
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
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 own social...
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 world. Stuck...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Alex Garcia Exhibit
I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect Alejandro Sticotti, who like Garcia is a...
A Technicolor Basketball Court in Paris
Sandwiched in-between a pair of brick apartment buildings in Paris lies a technicolor basketball court.
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.
Architect Spotlight: 12 Works by Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma
Having recently completed his first U.S. public commission in Portland—and with the stadium for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...
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 architecture in...
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
"White Chocolate Spiral Stair"
Stunning Floating Fiberglass...
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
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.
Z for Two
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...