Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and...
Philip Kennicott Wins Pulitzer Prize
In mid-April, 2013, Washington Post columnist Philip Kennicott won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
Panel Interview: America's Embassies
Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy...
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen...
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
8 Modern American Farmhouses
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
Vases by American Crafstman Kent Ipsen
A series of vases by American craftsman Kent Ipsen (1933-2012), a substantial contributor to the 1960s studio glass movement, go...
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Ode to a Forward-Thinking America: Columbus, Indiana
A photographic celebration of a small American city and its design legacy.
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
Luxury Living in the Wild: 5 Secluded Paradises in America
These five architects show us how to get away from it all in style.
Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour
In May I led a walking tour of Washington DC's modern embassies.
American Made Design: Moran Woodworked Furniture
A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three...
The American Way
New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
Editor's Picks: 5 Modern Homes Across America
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...
American Leather Breaks the Mold of Custom, High-End Furniture
At American Leather, it's more than furniture—it's where lasting memories are made.
American Trademarks
Eric Baker and Tyler Blik are a pair of noted graphic and identity designers, though perhaps their greatest legacy in American...
An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms
Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...

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