How-To Design with Patterned Rugs
Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.
A Kubrick-Esque Farmhouse Kicks Its Fossil Fuel Habit
The owner of an outdoor furniture company updates a 19th-century farmhouse.
A Colorful Apartment Inspired by Paper Patterns Used in Fashion
For the young homeowner, a French-educated fashion designer, Waterfrom Design created a colorful, sophisticated apartment...
Dwell Patterns with Heath Ceramics
Dwell and Sausalito–based Heath Ceramics have more than a few things in common. We're both design-focused Bay Area companies.
"Volumes, Patterns, Textures and Colors" by Dimitri Bähler
Striking Ceramic Series Wins The Grand Prize At the Biennale Interieur...
Pattern Play Inspired This Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
This Awesome Software Converts the Music of the Beatles and Queen Into Textile Patterns
British designer Nadia-Anne Ricketts spins sound waves into graphic textiles.
Buildings of the Future Will Transform Themselves
Algorithms and robots were just the beginning.
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.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Suburban Sprawl Photographed from Above
Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.
10 Charming Brick Interiors
There is something so aesthetically pleasing about brick.
Postcards from the Edge of Design
An email is nice and a letter is better, but for those whose epistolary habits begin and end with the postcard, an overlooked...
Estonian Designer’s Tiny Geometric Cabin
Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in geometric patterns.
This Company Can Complete Even the Rarest China and Porcelain Sets
Replacements, a North Carolina–based tableware giant, carries more than 425,000 patterns.
Walter van Beirendonck Brings His Fantastical World to IKEA
The outlandish Belgian fashion designer, a member of the iconic Antwerp Six, creates a quirky pattern-filled capsule collection...
Sculpture Lets the Public Paint the Sky
An art installation in Vancouver, suspended 24 stories above the harbor, lets the public create light patterns with the swipe of...
From the Show Floor: FLOR Tiles
While browsing the floor at Dwell on Design I had to stop in my tracks as I noticed this brightly colored rug.
12 Creative Ways to Use Tile in Your Home
Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...
Community Building
Completed in 2004, the Belmont Street Lofts—with their crisscrossing pattern of wood, metal, and glass—have settled neatly into...