The Secret Life of Kentucky Bourbon Barrels
There seems to be more reclaimed wood in Brooklyn than trees themselves.
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
Modern in Lexington, Kentucky
The Miller House is an unusual architectural specimen. No, not the Miller House by Richard Neutra or Eero Saarinen.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
Live the Airstream Life Vicariously With a New Book That Celebrates the Timeless Trailers
With its distinctive silver, bullet-shaped profile, the Airstream has been an integral part of the American recreational...
The Life Fair
Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
An Expanded Monograph Looks Back on the Life and Career of Modern Master Jean Prouvé
Ten years after its original publication, historian Raymond Guidot’s tome gets an extensive update.
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
A New Book Examines the Art of Breathing Life Into Forgotten Architecture
"We often hear that we live in a time that has no respect for the past: that ours is an era that disregards the architectural...
25 Father’s Day Gifts For the Modern Dad in Your Life
With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for...
Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?
An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.

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