A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's "International Style" was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...
Blimp My Ride
A century ago giant airships—–blimps and zeppelins and such—–were considered the future of air transport, but with their safety...
Welcome to my Habode
Prefab design has had its ups and downs over the last year or so, but a challenged housing market hasn't stopped creative...
Step into My Office
A sign of the times? French designer Paul Coudamy's offices for the advertising firm Beast are made entirely from corrugated...
Just My Type
Heath’s latest collaboration with House Industries yields a clock whose box hints at the typographic treat inside.
Light My Way, Stranger
On Friday, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture held its first Day of the Dead auction featuring custom-designed lamps by...
Stay at My Home
What is it to be a great host? Chocolates on the pillow? Free wifi? Fresh slippers? Swiss designers Nicole Lehner and Luzia Kalin...
Unpacking My Library
I just got a wonderful new book in the mail today concerning famous archtiects and their personal collections of books.
My Favorite Thing Series and Giveaway
Ideally, our homes would be outfitted entirely with pieces that delight us each time we look at them—the type that bear storied...
My Favorite Thing: Arik Levy
In this installment of My Favorite Thing, designer Arik Levy shares his deep appreciation for the simple beauty of a dried...
BIG & Parkour in "My Playground"
I just came across the trailer for My Playground, a most unusual documentary about architecture by director Kaspar Astrup...
Finding My Latent Energy Use
If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...
My Favorite Pickles and Pickle Jars
While compiling a list of modern gifts for under $20 I started thinking about what makes a gift really special.
Delight Me, Then Get Out of My Way
It's not just a redesign, with the new Dwell we've moved away from a print companion blog to create a platform for our community...
A look back at some of my favorite cameras
As a photographer, I love all types of cameras.
My Favorite Thing: Aaron's Senegalese Statue
In this installment of My Favorite Thing, editor Aaron Britt shares a gift given to him by some students, and contemplates its...
Lighting Up Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House
Two Chicago multimedia artists want to flip the switch on a Mies masterpiece to create an immersive experience.