Doek Canvas Sneakers: Kiln-fired and Oxen-strong
On the southern island of Kurume, a select group of Japanese artisan shoemakers — part alchemists, part craftspeople — spend...
Pandora's Strong-Box
It was only a matter of time before the sea-going shipping containers that have entranced the prefab architecture crowd made it...
A Pen Stronger Than An AK47
Lasting change is implemented one step at a time.
10 Stunning Steel Prefabs
Prefabricated homes are sustainable ways to insert unique designs to spaces of all sizes.
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...
4 Copenhagen Hotels That Combine Good Design and Green Sensibility
Tour a crop of Copenhagen hotels that are making a strong case for eco-friendly design.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
Allison Bishop: The Adventure of Alice and the Encrypted Message
Computer scientist Allison Bishop shows the need for strong encryption and systems that understand people.
An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley
At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
10 Distinctly Modern Spaces in the PNW
A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest, evidenced recently by the surge in tech startups finding purchase in...
Windproofing
To keep the shade structure from taking flight during high winds, engineers had to make sure the supporting foundation was strong...
Products We Love: Modern by Dwell Magazine Barware
Welcome to our latest installment of Products We Love, where we test-drive beloved design items and document the process in our...
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
From Denmark to Nepal—Masters of Their Crafts Unite
Ever since Danish design brand Menu was founded in 1976, they’ve stood strong behind their founding creative principles—that is,...
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
Friday Finds, Signing Off
It's been a long strange trip, but this is the last installment of Friday Finds—our weekly column that's been going strong since...
Robin Wilson Green Cabinets
At this point it's hard to take the term "eco-friendly" at face value.
Unauthorized Moss Art
From Banksy to Katsu to Iz the Wiz, we often hear about guerilla graffiti artists who've taken their social critiques to the...
Designer Spotlight: Charlotte Perriand
While working on the July/August issue (hitting newsstands July 3rd), which highlights women in design, I kept coming back to...