One Teakettle Wins the Tea-Off
Design competitions are all the rage these days, with the Internet making it easy to gather and disseminate good ideas…
Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer…
Pulling off Mediterranean Modern in Tuscany
This Italian villa is serenity incarnate.
Labor of Loved Ones
Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family and a host of neighborly helpers, Bill Weber’s…
Dwell Material Sourcebook Wins 2016 Folio Award
For more than 20 years, Folio:’s Eddie & Ozzie Awards have recognized excellence in magazine editorial and design…
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
With a homespun renovation, this Game of Thrones actress finally finds her keep.
Off to Switzerland
I'm headed off to Switzerland on Saturday to take part in the Presence Switzerland Design and Innovation tour. I've…
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
In Barcelona, Vaulted Ceilings Are Always a Win
A renovation brings light and order to a Spanish flat, maintaining its standout ceilings.
No Longer Off-Kilter
An architect and designer couple rescued their partly-sunken home and transformed a dilapidated garage into a modern…
Home to Tea House Transformation
In Eugene, Oregon, designer Ben Waechter turned a residential home into a tea house and sampling room by borrowing…
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
Piano and Pfifer Win AIA Awards
The American Institute of Architects has unveiled its 2009 Honor Awards, an annual event in which 25 projects in…
Modern Tea Shop in San Francisco
With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the…
SELLING OFF PIECES OF JULIA MORGAN
An anonymous private collector has scored more than 90 original architectural records of groundbreaking architect Julia…
Two Innovative Tea Products
You may have heard of the hot beverage made by steeping dry tea leaves into boiling water. Tea in all its varieties and…
Coffee, Tea, or Diesel?
At this year's LA Auto Show, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI was crowned "Green Car of the Year." This doesn't mean the Jetta…
Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker
Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize. The 33rd person to win…
Philip Kennicott Wins Pulitzer Prize
In mid-April, 2013, Washington Post columnist Philip Kennicott won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Naturally we're…
Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through…