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

How-To Design with Patterned Rugs
Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
A Colorful Apartment Inspired by Paper Patterns Used in Fashion
For the young homeowner, a French-educated fashion designer, Waterfrom Design created a colorful, sophisticated apartment...
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...
Dwell Patterns with Heath Ceramics
Dwell and Sausalito–based Heath Ceramics have more than a few things in common. We're both design-focused Bay Area companies.
5 Home Design Ideas Using Wood
There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...
The Modern Revival of Steam Bending Wood
The process of steam bending wood has been around since the early 1900’s.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium.
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
"Volumes, Patterns, Textures and Colors" by Dimitri Bähler
Striking Ceramic Series Wins The Grand Prize At the Biennale Interieur...
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...
Filled With Color and Pattern, This Eclectic Apartment Brings a Little Madrid to Warsaw
Polish interior designer Anna Koszela designed this Warsaw apartment for a Spanish expat lawyer who wanted an abode that would...
25 Homes With Exposed Wood Beams: Rustic to Modern
We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.

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