Solar Inspiration
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
Knoll Inspiration: It Began With A Sketch
Early drawings of beloved designs from Knoll's...
Knoll Inspiration: The Answer is Risom
Discover the story behind the original Knoll collection, the 600 Series and 650...
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation with Helen Risom
This story was originally published on Knoll Inspiration in 2016.
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
Drawing Inspiration
Christian Musselman has fun.
9 Inspirational Examples of Adaptive Reuse
The best use for a building can be reuse.
Inspiration Nation
Writer Lisa Katayama sees innovation triumphing over tragedy in Japan in the wake of the Sendai earthquake.
Of Inspiration and Investments
Brooklyn's current wave of modern furniture designers is not a spanking-new phenomenon, if we stop to remember the man who...
Solar Decathlon Virtual Tours
Though I couldn’t make it out to Washington, DC, this weekend to see the final days of the Solar Decathlon—which wrapped up...
The Future of Solar Water Heating
Dwell hosts a Q&A with Mike Landau, solar water heating program manager for SoCalGas and Nurit Katz, chief sustainability officer...
SunRun Solar Stimulus Package
This week's news was riddled with updates on the slow passage of President Obama's stimulus package through Congress.
Tesla's solar roof, you'll never know these houses are solar-powered
Yes, this is a solar roofs in the picture. “Solar glass tiles can also incorporate heating elements, like rear defroster on a...
Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection tubes...
8 Inspirational Quotes to Stay Innovative
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's July/August 2016 issue.
The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to...
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation With Jon Naar
The photographer recalls his years at Knoll with Massimo...
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation with David Adjaye
David Adjaye speaks with Knoll about his venture into textile...
Want, Elon Musk's Solar Roof Tiles
Elon Musk's glass roof is the future of solar energy.