13 Brilliant Barn Conversions That Merge Past and Present
Despite their humble origins, these modern converted barns are anything but ordinary.
A Pink Corridor Connects the Past With the Present in a Victorian Cottage
A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.
Courting the Past
When considering courthouse architecture, “community” isn’t always the first word that comes to mind.
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.
House of Futures Past
Prince Charles, long an advocate of sustainability in architecture—including the use of natural building materials and the...
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...
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.
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...
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.
Pure and Symbol
Steeped in the past but firmly grounded in the present, the designs of Satyendra Pakhalé merge futuristic shapes with...
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,...
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.
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.
The Woman Who Grew Up in This L.A. Home Returned to Give it a Stunning Renovation
This 2,272-square-foot house may be part of the owner's past, but its upgraded features make it entirely present.
The Bands
Located in a breathtaking area north of the Polar Circle in the small town of Kleivan, Norway, The Bands effectively links the...
An Introduction to Modern Real Estate
Though the market has rarely looked worse, our primer on the past, present, and future of modern real estate gives you the inside...

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