Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest...
Facing the Elements
Incorporating concrete, glass wood, and steel, a house in Malibu stands up to its challenging site.
8 Essential Elements of California Style
Want to achieve that effortless, airy California style? Here are the 10 essentials you need to achieve this casual, beachy...
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
5 Key Elements of Smart Home Functionality
As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure,...
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps
I like my pendant lamps grouped together or in a bundle, which is why I'm excited about the recent reissue of a trio of George...
This Modern Tasmanian Resort Reflects the Natural Forms Surrounding It
Overlooking the Hazards mountain range and inspired by natural coastal forms, Saffire Freycinet is a destination resort that...
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A Guest Barn in Jackson, Wyoming, Fuses Modern and Rustic Elements
This modern take on the rustic barn offers a unique space for guests to soak in the gorgeous mountain vistas near Jackson,...
A New Hotel in Morelos Combines Local Mexican Elements With Brutalist Architecture
Mexican stone and brutalist silhouettes converge at this majestic-looking hotel in Mexico.
A Northern California Winery’s Breathtaking Vistas Are Enhanced by Natural Redwood
An organic winery is complimented by sustainable redwood – a perfect pairing in Northern California wine country.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
A Perforated Screen Brings Privacy and Natural Light to This Bold Venice Home
What started out as a dated 1980s residence in Venice, California, is now a 2,000-square-foot, eye-catching modern home with an...
Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo
The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of...
curio 1: elements
The first issue of Curio is an epic ode to the elements - stone, precious metal, wood and glass - and their indisputable and at...
Elements by William Kaven
So often the architectural press gets caught up in the look of a place without considering how it might also feel.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Blocked in on Two Sides, a Renovation Opens a Quebec Apartment to Tons of Natural Light
This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 building.
Miguel Nelson of Woolly Pocket
The path to a better world isn't through pavers but via plants, says artist and Woolly Pocket founder Miguel Nelson.

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