Little Bird Swing
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a...
Swingtones: Musical Swings Built by Kids
At a summer camp with power tools, the campers helped design their own amusement: a set of musical swings.
Winter Reading List
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up, hunker down and reflect.
10 Playgrounds With Modern Twists
Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in the 19th century—a few swings, a slide or two,...
Seeing Orange in SF
Seeing Orange Dutch Design Week in SF is in full swing now in San Francisco, showcasing the best in Dutch design here in the City...
Friday Finds 2.18.11
Every Friday Dwell's editors, designers, and interns share a handful of their favorite blogs, videos, photographs, and stories...
Modern Getaways
Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.
Gifts for Your Host
With the holiday season in full swing – cocktail hours, family gatherings and dinner parties on the calendar – we want to make...
Villa Zevaco
On my last morning in Casablanca I had the good luck, and lots of local recommendations, to swing past Chez Paul for breakfast.
Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism
Modern-minded New Yorkers have just a few more days to swing by Cooper Union’s Lessons From Modernism: Environmental Design...
Conflict Kitchen Rises Again
If you're ever in Pittsburgh, you must swing by Conflict Kitchen for lunch—as I wrote in the December/January issue (and online...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
A Fantastic Egg-Shaped Camping Pod Along the Loire Estuary
Based on the travels of a beloved French naturalist, Mr. Plocq's Caballon is a rounded cabin that takes a page from both naval...
Visionary Design
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming November/December edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
5 Hot Tips to Remember When Planning Your Desert Prefab
Building a successful home in the desert means being conscious of the region's elements and understanding both the challenges and...
Big on Broadway, Small on Space: Inside the Studio of Actor Adam Kantor
Performer Adam Kantor shares how transforming pieces by Resource Furniture allow him to live large, even in 350 square feet.
Summer Squash Salad
In one of San Francisco's many multi-unit buildings from the early-1900s, Heidi Lender (with the help of John Lum Architecture...
Vintage Furniture-Filled Prefab Living Room in Upstate New York
Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New...
A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours
A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.
A Mirrored Mexican Home Hides Among a Lush Forest
Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...