Play's the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Daft Punk Could Play at This House
A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.
Swamp Thing
With families in tow, architects Keith Moskow and Robert Linn settle in for a weekend of s'mores and camping in the unlikliest of...
A Shore Thing
You'll be surprised by what material Shore Rugs uses to create their colorful designs.
Child’s Play: Designing a Polished, All-Ages Playscape
Can a home that encourages creativity, exploration, and fun still look...
My Favorite Thing: David Greene's Mid-Century Coffee Table
In this installment of My Favorite Thing, Dwell contributing editor David Greene tells us about the Heywood-Wakefield birch...
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
A Green City in China That Will Play a Major Role in Fighting Air Pollution
Liuzhou Forest City will be the first urban settlement in China that will be able to generate its own renewable energy, increase...
Space to Work, Room to Play
A mobile game studio in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District outgrows its original office and brings back designer Sheena Murphy to...
David Shrigley for The Thing Quarterly
Cult object-based publication, The Thing Quarterly, known for collaborations with contemporary eminent figures such as...
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Inside the Designer's Studio: Good Thing
In less than two years, Good Thing has made its mark by creating affordable housewares that do their thing with a dash of...
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
My Favorite Thing Series and Giveaway
Ideally, our homes would be outfitted entirely with pieces that delight us each time we look at them—the type that bear storied...
My Favorite Thing: Arik Levy
In this installment of My Favorite Thing, designer Arik Levy shares his deep appreciation for the simple beauty of a dried...
Innovative Furniture That's Made To Be Played With
Modern Furniture that is designed to be redesigned.
Sleep, Stay, Work, and Play at the Leman Locke
I never paid much attention to it but at the hotels I’ve stayed at before, the rooms are dictated by the bed size which, while...
My Favorite Thing: Aaron's Senegalese Statue
In this installment of My Favorite Thing, editor Aaron Britt shares a gift given to him by some students, and contemplates its...

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