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

Postcards from the Edge of Design
An email is nice and a letter is better, but for those whose epistolary habits begin and end with the postcard, an overlooked...
A Detroit Business Incubator with an Industrial Edge
Ideas are forged inside this garage-turned-next gen startup space.
When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable...
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...
Views Stretch to Mexico at This Hard-Edged Texas Home
Mining inspiration from the mountains of West Texas, two architects burrow a home into the terrain.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Cutting Edge
Asked to design a space for an art collector whose body and walls were already covered in decoration, architect Thom Faulders...
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
6 Design Experts Working in Flush
As a greater awareness of design grows among the general public, more people are asking for the sleekly trued lines and surfaces...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
12 Apartment Rental Design Tips
Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...

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