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

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.
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.
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
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...
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,...
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
Hand-Made Houses
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
This Compact Apartment in NYC Is Full of Crafty Solutions
A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold...
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...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
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.
Journey by Design: Marfa, Texas
Big names and installations in art and design make this small town in Texas a significant destination.
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...
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history, and architecture...
After Sandy, an NYC Designer Rehabs His Ruined Apartment—and Lends Neighbors a Hand with Theirs
The perks of having a designer in the co-op.