Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Exhibit Columbus: A New Era of Celebrating Design
The unique energy of Columbus, Indiana, continues to resonate thanks to the efforts of a dedicated local community.
10 New Chairs That Caught Our Eye From New York Design Week 2017
Last week marked the end of NYCxDESIGN 2017.
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their clean, modern...
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week.
New Design from Very Good & Proper
In this year's June issue, our Square Meal column featured the London restaurant mini-chain Canteen, where good design is as high...
Field Notes Winter Colors Series
I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design...
A Note on Our Expert: Leonard Koren
Leonard Koren has led an enviably desultory life, first dropping out of college to paint murals with a group called the Los...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design
In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...
Tips on How to Design a New Modern Home in a Historic Neighborhood
Vacant lots in historic areas are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners are drawn to their character, neighborhood scale,...
A San Francisco Design Collective Reveals its Impeccably Cool Creative Studio
Nicole Hollis and her thriving design collective just completed a six-month renovation that transformed a 1920s industrial space...
Taking Flight: A Dose of Brazilian Design Lifts the Ceiling Fan to New Heights
Ever in the vanguard of contemporary ceiling fan design, The Modern Fan Company collaborates with Brazilian designer Guto Indio...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Highlights from the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Book Collections – Books on Color
Scattered throughout the collection of books in Alden B. Dow’s office is a number of books on the subject of color.
Get Organized and Productive With Our New Homework Collection From Modern by Dwell Magazine
After launching our new Dwell x Target collection back in December, we've continued to bring you modern pieces for your home that...
The Best of New York Design Week 2017
The Dwell team explored a week of design events in New York, snapping informal shots along the way.
Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside...