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

A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
Wanted Design & NYC Design Week
Design Week is upon us in New York City.
Hand-Made Houses
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
A Look Inside Squarespace NYC
Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their minimalist branding.
Hand-Me-Down Design for Long Life
In a world of planned obsolescence, it's hard to convince people to buy a product that can never be one-upped by the shinier,...
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Perched on top of a sculpted steel skyscraper, this sumptuous, 3,771-square-foot residence will run you $45,000 a month.
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
8 Beautiful Home Projects Using Reclaimed Wood
Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...
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...
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
Preview: Joel Turkel, Prefab Design
Ten years ago, during the very first year of Dwell, we wrote about the promises of prefab.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 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.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.

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