Platform 21's Repair Manifesto
Designers talk a lot about extending product lifecycles, but most often in terms of creating new objects with exceptional...
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
Manifesto Destiny
There is a pivotal point at which an idea becomes a conversation, a conversation turns into a conspiracy, and a conspiracy...
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
1860s Stable Modernized in Melbourne
On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two...
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
Nestled in the heavily forested West Hills in Portland, Oregon, the Wald House PDX is a wood-paneled escape that can be booked...
The Woodman’s Treehouse
The Woodman’s Treehouse transports its guests into a green wonderland where uninterrupted views of the forest and modern comforts...
The Fruit Bowl Manifesto
(Originally published in the premier issue of Dwell Magazine, October...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the...
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
In the proposed guesthouse, water joins concrete, weathering steel, and glass as another building material.
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.
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
A Family Villa in Budapest With Colorful, 1960s-Inspired Interiors
Built at the turn of the 19th century, this villa in Budapest has been remodeled with bold and colorful, pop art-inspired...
Platform Update: Stitched Stories
With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads to your own...
A Barbershop That’s a Cut Above
Birds Barbershop is an Austin mainstay, offering beer, music, and arcade games in addition to affordable cuts.
A Historic U.S. Post Office Is Transformed Into a Digital Agency’s New Modern Office
After a two-year hunt for the perfect office space, digital agency Mobelux found a new home for their growing company in an...
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...

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