A Skateboarding Devotee Gets the Lounge of His Dreams
As young ones, we all dreamed of turning our rooms into the most epic pillow forts, tree houses, or any number of far-fetched...
IRIS Skateboards
Tucked away in the western fringes of San Francisco, where the city meets the sea, you’ll find the headquarters of Iris...
Too Cool: This Boho Surf Shack Has a Half-Pipe in the Backyard
She curates, he builds.
Not Just Skating By
For years, professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek has ranted about wanting to build a skate plaza: a skate park integrated into the...
Todd Larson and Elemental Awareness
In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks
We've reported on modern skate parks before, but rarely have we seen such a perfect marriage of skating and landscape design as...
PAS House: Skater's Paradise
Each time I spot those small, skateboard-deterring metal bars placed several feet apart on benches and other civic areas, I...
All-Inclusive Architecture
At the symbolic heart of Philadelphia lies John F. Kennedy (JFK) Plaza, more commonly called Love Park after a Robert Indiana...
Design Digest: Yayoi Kusama, Gucci ArtLab, a Powerful Lynching Memorial, and More
Keep up with the design world: Yayoi Kusama redirects her dot obsession to flowers, a powerful memorial in Alabama honors victims...
Jonathan Olivares Tells the Story of the Shop Tool Behind Some of His Most Recognizable Designs
Industrial designer Jonathan Olivares' red vise has journeyed with him from his childhood basement to the world stage.
A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus
A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
Design Shop: The Future Perfect
When David Alhadeff opened The Future Perfect in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2003, he made it his mission to showcase new and...
Solid Gold
When it comes to material originality, this former tavern in Chicago’s trendy Bucktown neighborhood pulls out all the stops.
A Megastructure Will Guard Manhattan From Superstorms
One plan to safeguard New York City from future damage.
David Hertz Lands in Malibu
From the sustainability champions over at SHFT comes an enticing profile of architect David Hertz.
Personal Bio
In 1980 a five-year-old George Rocha bombed the hill behind his grandparents’ house in Pawtucket Rhode Island on a green plastic...
This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House
Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.
Activist Designers: Design 99
Gina Reichert, an architectural designer, and her husband, artist Mitch Cope, are the duo behind Design 99, an organization in...
Friday Finds 03.09.12
For your Friday amusement, five finds from the staff of Dwell. Scroll down for more.