“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Thinking Outside The "Big Box" At Liverpool Insurgentes, Mexico City
Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto | Images: James...
Think Outside the Box
The final step in the creation of a Good Small Space involves its connection to the 2.5 zillion square feet that exist outside...
Live Outside the Box in This Artist’s Haven For $3.5M
The two units that make up the MuSh Residence offer plenty of studio, gallery, and outdoor space in a configuration that...
Neutra Box
When Hector Perez couldn't find the ideal mailbox to install outside of his Eichler in Oakland, California, he decided to make...
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
Green and Efficient: Boost Boxes
These days, it seems like everyone is busy saving the world.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces
It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the...
10 Festive Alternatives to the Traditional Christmas Tree
'Tis the season to think outside the box.
Cardboard Chic
As news of the Greatest Financial Crisis Since the Great Depression sinks in, it's a good time to be reminded that things could...
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Box Home
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.

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