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

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...
This House Outside of Mexico City Was Designed Around its Garden
Estudio MMX designed the concrete and brick volumes of the CMR House to create an elegant contrast with a verdant subtropical...
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
The 10 Best Places to Buy Chic, Affordable Rugs
Freshen up your home with a stylish, budget-friendly rug from one of these top-rated retailers.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
Affordable Modern House Built with Sheer Determination
With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a sweet,...
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Here Are the 10 Interior Design Trends That Will Rule 2020
Our crystal ball of interior design says 2020 is going to be all about these trends.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
Dwell’s Top 10 Design Pros of 2017
We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.
Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Jasper Morrison has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
This Clever, Affordable Homestead for a Retired Texas Couple Is Two Houses in One
An architect designs a cost-effective home for his parents that allows for multigenerational living and responds to the harsh...