Grind and Seal Concrete Floor a Better Option Compared to Grind and Polish Floors
Polished concrete is not only durable and easy to maintain, but it also looks great if proper finishing procedures are...
A Cozy, Well-Sealed Cottage in Northwest France Goes Green
An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.
World's First Underground Park One Step Closer to Seeing the Light of Day
With the first city approval of the Lowline, designer James Ramsey's subterranean dream finally gets off the ground.
How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool
There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all.
4 Wall Clocks We Love
From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...
Friday Finds 2.19.2010
Where else on a Friday are you going to find a Bollywood-inspired earworm, an illustrated history of Amherst College's official...
Vacuums, Clothes and Fresh Meat
Design blog Core77 has highlighted the evolution of the modern vacuum cleaner, from its humble beginning trying to keep floors...
Cork Wine Stopper, Pourer
As more wineries are turning away from cork to seal their blends, Normann-Copenhagen is bringing the wine stopper back to its...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Perillo Chair
German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in...
Modern World Award Winners Announced
We just wrapped up our first-ever Modern World Awards, where we put our official stamp of approval on 25 objects that have...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 14
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
Building the Maxon House: Week 15
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...
First Lady at National Design Awards
Dwell was proud to be named a finalist this year for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the category of Corporate...
Project: R-House
Passive solar design, which promotes passive means of generating and retaining warmth over active—and expensive—systems, is...
Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
Old Flame
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, 
the hit of future floods.
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...