Near Westside Story
Three houses in Syracuse win a sustainable design competition and reshape an urban neighborhood for $200,000 apiece.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
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A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
Near Montreal, a House Connects With Its Surroundings
In Boucherville, Quebec, Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement designs a single-family house that opens onto a veranda.
Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
Westside L.A. Studio Tour
In its inaugural Summer Studio Tour, Silver Lake architectural non-profit Materials & Applications certainly gave us a lot to...
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
Nestled in the heavily forested West Hills in Portland, Oregon, the Wald House PDX is a wood-paneled escape that can be booked...
Stay in a Chic and Modern Moroccan Villa Near the Medina of Marrakech
Pack your caftan and get ready to lounge poolside at this elegantly designed contemporary Moroccan villa only 15 minutes from the...
The Editor Is In: 7 Tips for Pitching Stories to Dwell
A perennial highlight of Dwell on Design are our professional consultations—a chance to sit down with licensed architects,...
A Metropolitan Story
The Metropolitan Chair got its breakthrough - and its name - at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1960, where the...
A Complex Story
My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
Renovation Near Sydney Opens Home Onto a Lush Garden
A modern addition in Annandale strengthens a home's connection to the outdoors and enhances natural light.
Our Story
Inspired by French bicycle design of the 50s and 60s we have created a bicycle that preserves the simple elegance and pure form...
Origin Stories
Newly published monograph The Design Work of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby offers the inside account behind the British duo’s...
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...

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