Courting the Past
When considering courthouse architecture, “community” isn’t always the first word that comes to mind.
A Renovated Pagan House in the Swiss Alps Puts Guests in Touch With the Past
A sprinkling of modernity resurrects an exquisite medieval alpine home.
House of Futures Past
Prince Charles, long an advocate of sustainability in architecture—including the use of natural building materials and the...
The Master Plans of a Modern Past
Architects have always dreamed big about city life—these iconic utopian visions bring us back to the future.
Remaking the Past: Simon Watts
In June 2003, Simon Watts, a San Francisco furniture maker and author of the book Building a Houseful of Furniture, returned from...
A Home's Past Mistakes Are Finally Corrected
Plagued by remodeling pitfalls, two tenacious homeowners reinvent a soggy midcentury home outside Seattle as a modern masterpiece.
Street Photography of New York and Paris's Ghostly Past
Abbott and Marville: The City in Transition, a new photography exhibit at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, gives viewers...
These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past
Photographer Bill Rose walks us through Recapturist, a website dedicated to preserving the history of head-turning American...
Timeless Glass Pendant Lights Reflect a Church's Past and Pave the Way to Its Future
The renovation of a Chicago church features our contemporary Amber pendant lights.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
San Francisco Living: Home Tours, Presented by AIA SF and Dwell
Want to jump inside the pages of Dwell and into a home featured in the magazine? You’ll have the opportunity to do that, and...
Making Bertoia
Take a past-and-present look at the production process of the Bertoia...
Italian Design: Passato al Presente
A look at the greats of Italian design, from past untill present.
From 1932 to the Present Day—Watch How Technology Continues to Progress in This Iconic L.A. House
In every aspect of our lives, we’ve seen how well-designed technology can improve quality of life—but this is not a new concept,...
Friday Finds 1.14.11
We present to you a week of our design-finds.
Pure and Symbol
Steeped in the past but firmly grounded in the present, the designs of Satyendra Pakhalé merge futuristic shapes with...
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.

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