“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
Profile: Alejandro Aravena
The Pritzker Prize–winning Chilean architect reﬂects on innovation, social responsibility, and the limits of control.
The Future of Office Design
What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to...
Uji House by ALTS Design Office
Uji House is a minimal home located in Kyoto, Japan, designed by ALTS Design Office.
Goodbye, Cubicle: An Office Designed for Collaboration
In an age where offices come with ping pong tables and private conference rooms are built with transparent glass walls, the...
Chinese design firm Hallucinate created a futuristic office for Maike Group
Chinese design firm Hallucinate created a futuristic office for Maike Group, one of the country’s top suppliers and traders of...
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...
Foyer House by Toki Architect Design Office
Foyer House is a minimal residence located in Okayama, Japan, designed by Toki Architect Design Office.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Top Tips for Designing the Office
Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
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...
For more than ten years Moooi has inspired and seduced the world with sparkling and innovative designs.
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Design Your Home With Dwell Photos
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See Inside Dwell’s New Office
We're exploring a new way to work in Manhattan.
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
The Tallest: Iconic Design Writ Large
There’s just something deeply compelling about building ... up.
Step Inside Squarespace’s Minimalist Portland Office
Squarespace is known for its bold and iconic brand, and for helping the masses build sleek, professional websites.