Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...
Brushing Up On Vancouver's Art Scene
Working with emerging artists for our...
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
A Childhood Home in Madrid Grows Up
A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.
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...
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
Gear Up For Dwell on Design 2017
Who to see, what to do, and where to go during the annual extravaganza for professionals, retailers, and consumers who are...
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Pop-Up Schmop-Up
Perhaps the most beloved prefix these days for events and design projects -- aside from 'eco-' of course -- is 'pop-up.' Where...
In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand
Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.
Virtual National Architecture Week
The American Institute of Architects kicks off National Architecture Week next week, April 13-19, to continue the public dialogue...
9 Home Libraries We All Want to Curl Up in This Weekend
When it comes to the shelfie game, there’s one move that always wins: A home library.
A Fresh Dose of Color Livens Up This Midcentury Los Angeles Home
How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and...
First Lady at National Design Awards
Dwell was proud to be named a finalist this year for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the category of Corporate...
What Looks Like a Single Dwelling in Melbourne Actually Holds Six Walk-Up Apartments
Located in the suburb of Richmond in Melbourne, Australia, Coppin Street Apartments consists of five one-bedroom units and one...
Up to Code
How one homeowner chose a savvy architect, made nice with the building code, and moved in without a hitch.
Lighting It Up
Perhaps the darker evenings are making me more sensitive to how beautiful light can be. I've been noticing innovative lighting...
Felt Up
Felt has become the go-to material for crafters and modernists alike.
Man Up
So you’ve thrown out the St. Pauli Girl sign, but how can you create an elegant masculine home without going space-age bachelor...
Look Ma, No Burnt Hands
As a parent, I'm always on the lookout for innovative and stylish ways not to break my kid.