“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

The Winning Vision From a Universal Design Competition Is Brought to Life For a Veteran
After months of planning and construction, the Memphis house that's been renovated as a result of the Home Today, Home Tomorrow...
SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design
Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects’ Winning Design For the Shanghai Library
The Scandinavian architectural firm wins an international competition to design the Shanghai Library, a glass-and-concrete...
Sliding-Glass Pavilions Transform a Renovated Melbourne Home
B.E. Architecture unifies new and old in a Melbourne residence, honoring the existing structure while introducing flexible glass...
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...
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
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.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Set on 40 Enchanting Acres in Ojai, This Award-Winning Green Residence Is on the Market For $2.2M
Designed by David Ferrin of Arketype Architects and built by Allen and Associates, the Swift-Bogenberger residence offers an...
Design Your Home With Dwell Photos
Now you can browse the best photos on Dwell.com from our bloggers, magazine and community of users.
Radical Sustainability with Mitchell Joachim
Environmental thought leader, architect, and urban designer Mitchell Joachim joined Dwell editor Amanda Dameron Friday, June 21,...
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...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
The Tallest: Iconic Design Writ Large
There’s just something deeply compelling about building ... up.
Signature Kitchen Suite’s Modern Pavilion Shines at KBIS
A challenger in the category of high-end kitchens, Signature Kitchen Suite makes a strong entrance at the 2017 Kitchen and Bath...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.