Shaping-Shifting Desktop Lamp Mimics Natural Light…Artificially.
Chris Natt’s Stimuli 3.0 lamp would fit in equally well on the set of a Bjork video or in a Borg starship, but the premise behind...
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
A Perforated Screen Brings Privacy and Natural Light to This Bold Venice Home
What started out as a dated 1980s residence in Venice, California, is now a 2,000-square-foot, eye-catching modern home with an...
Blocked in on Two Sides, a Renovation Opens a Quebec Apartment to Tons of Natural Light
This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 building.
A Stop Motion Video of a Shape-Shifting House
Architecture firm Olson Kundig is known for designing homes that allow residents to be as integrated or removed from nature as...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Let in Natural Light
With their open floor plans and glass façades, these homes are perfectly designed to let light in. Check out our top five homes...
Factory Renovation in Buenos Aires Fights for Natural Light
A creative office remodel for a local motion graphics studio.
Light Matters
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
Thomas Phifer: Light on the Subject
Don’t be fooled by his mellow, self-effacing demeanor: Architect Thomas Phifer is a master of his craft, designing daylit,...
A Nest-Like Addition, Shape-Shifting Spaces, and More Make This Week's 10 Best Houses
Had a busy week? Catch up with all these homes from the last few days.
An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
Study Light by MSDS
Study Light is a minimal lamp created by Toronto-based designer MSDS.
This Modern Tasmanian Resort Reflects the Natural Forms Surrounding It
Overlooking the Hazards mountain range and inspired by natural coastal forms, Saffire Freycinet is a destination resort that...

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