Michele De Lucchi
The legendary Italian architect, designer, and artist discusses the power of empathy in design, the fight against complacency, and...
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
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West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
House In Villard-de-Lans
A charming house with interconnected volumes that overlook different areas of a picturesque landscape.
Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
Casa Pájaro de Plata By John Osborne
A gorgeous house in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle.
Creatives of the Bay Area Series: Charles de Lisle
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be showcasing several homes of creative individuals we admire in the Bay Area—and we’re...
Our Story
Inspired by French bicycle design of the 50s and 60s we have created a bicycle that preserves the simple elegance and pure form...
Origin Stories
Newly published monograph The Design Work of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby offers the inside account behind the British duo’s...
A Metropolitan Story
The Metropolitan Chair got its breakthrough - and its name - at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1960, where the...
A Complex Story
My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965.
Native Stories on Dwell
Native stories offer your brand a chance to seamlessly integrate with the Dwell experience.
A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
A Portuguese village reimagined as an architectural hotel by Eduardo Souto de Moura
This massive 19th-century estate in the Alentejo was reborn under the watchful eye of the original family, with the vision of...
Platform Update: Stitched Stories
With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads to your own...
Origin Story: A Smart Router That Turns Virtually Anyone Into a Maker
The CEO of Shaper Tools takes me on a studio tour and explains how the startup's revolutionary power tool Origin came to be.

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