Chicagoisms: The City as Catalyst for Architectural Speculation
In an attempt to bring boldness back to Chicago, a new exhibit and book re-examines the city’s architectural legacy.
Interview with Jürgen Mayer H.: Part I
Last week I took a walk through the new exhibit “Patterns of Speculation” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art…
Interview with Jürgen Mayer H.: Part II
Last week I sat down over an Anchor Steam with Jurgen Mayer H. of the Berlin-based architecture firm J. Mayer H. at the…
How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home. You turn to different available…
6 mirrors from interior designer Sally Kuchar
Reflections have captivated us (literally!) for as long as we've had intellect enough for self-awareness. Here are six…
Friday Finds 8.28.09
This week at Dwell as the chilly summer gives way to the warmest, sunniest months in San Francisco's calendar, the…
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community…
A Mid-Century Modern Home in Southwest Portland
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
Honolulu, Hawaii
Today, if you tallied the world’s design capitals, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Honolulu. But when it came to…
Dean's List
When Architect Qingyun Ma became dean of architecture at the University of Southern California in January 2007, he came…
Design and Existential Risk
Parsons The New School for Design is currently hosting an interesting lecture series, under the attention-getting theme…