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AIA|LA Announces Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...
Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside...
An Introduction to Restaurant Design
Eating has always been a sociable event, from primitive campfire cooking to reclining on lectuli at lavish Greek and Roman...
A Look at the Design of Noma Mexico, Tulum’s Pop-Up Restaurant Inspired by Local History
A group of local designers contextualized a historically-inspired space for René Redzepi's pop-up restaurant in Tulum.
AIA|LA Restaurant Design Awards at Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design will once again roll out the red carpet for the 9th Annual AIA Los Angeles Restaurant Design Awards, to be held...
AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards
What's the secret recipe for an unforgettable dining experience? The Restaurant Design Awards will showcase the winning...
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
Must-Visit Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles has selected 15 finalists for the 11th annual Restaurant Design Awards, to be...
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...
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro.
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.
Snøhetta Designs the Interiors of Barr, the Noma Group’s New Copenhagen Restaurant
Chefs Thorsten Schmidt and René Redzepi want to be clear—their new concept restaurant Barr is not just another Nordic...
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.
Design Your Home With Dwell Photos
Now you can browse the best photos on Dwell.com from our bloggers, magazine and community of users.
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...
An Old Power Station in Melbourne is Transformed Into A Modern Tiered Restaurant
A former power station on the western edge of Melbourne’s city centre has been repurposed into a dining destination with six new...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.