House of the Week: Plywood Perfection
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Grete Jalk Plywood Chair
1963 was a big one for Grete Jalk.
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic effect.
A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.
Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat
Cut and Fold, a Kickstarter furniture project by two Canadian architects, fuses plywood and papercraft.
The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.
8 Modern Paneled Rooms
In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.
Artist to Watch: Matt Paweski
Los Angeles based artist-designer Matt Paweski creates riveting sculpture out materials used for furniture: birch plywood, steel,...
Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
When resources are limited, design takes flight.
Back to the Future
The legacy of mid-century designer Joe Colombo is underscored with a reissue of his plywood 4801 chair, now appearing for the...
Follow Us to 10 Midcentury Modern-Inspired Hotels Around the Globe
The midcentury-modern look is unmistakable—clean and uncluttered with vivid colors, materials like plywood and metal, geometric...
Magazine Rack by Chuck Routhier
This simple and practical magazine rack by designer Chuck Routhier not only stores your latest issues of Dwell but holds your...
Reviving Classics with The Cherner Chair Company
Norman Cherner was an innovative designer, both in molded plywood furniture technology and prefab housing.
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...
Mini Mania
During the holidays a friend sent me a link to these pendants of miniature classic mid-century modern chairs.
A Very Eames Christmas
Even if you can't pony up the cash to buy a living room full of iconic furniture by Charles and Ray Eames doesn't mean that there...
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
The Peter Carras Residence 1961 (The Dow Test House) Designed by Alden B. Dow F.A.I.A.
In the summer of 1961, The Dow Chemical Company approached Alden B. Dow with a proposal to design a research test house that used...
Products We Love: The Mag Coffee Table
Ali Sandifer’s coffee table conceals books and magazines.
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.