Terra Ephemera
Whether spanning acres or encased in amorphous glass ecospheres, Paula Hayes's singular landscapes blur the boundary…
Terra! The Grass Armchair
What if you could build your own garden furniture, tend to it as it grows, water it, and watch it become an integral…
Put a Plant on It | DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots
If your apartment or home is feeling a bit stagnant or void of life, there’s one simple thing that can breathe life…
An Ancient Building Technique Readies a Spanish Farmhouse for the Future
This finalist for the TERRA Award belongs to a growing mound of eco-friendly earthen architecture.
By the Book
Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Creative Renovation in Brooklyn
When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a…
Artist Maira Kalman at the CJM
I've long loved her New Yorker covers, and am still over the moon about the illustrated version of Strunk and White's…
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
Westernware
Fine china dinnerware is not exactly a common medium for photography, and it's less often a bedfellow of all things…
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as…
New York's Hidden Graphic Design Gem
The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography is an appointment only, below ground showcase of one of the best…
New Retrospective by Esteemed California Photographer
Selections from Larry Sultan's major collections centers a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Tourists to Ecuador Hope to Get Near This Home’s Lookout
A World Heritage Site sits at the foot of a house in Ecuador.
Kitchen Island Modern Lighting Adds Minimalist Feel to California Home
Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.
Felt Up
Felt has become the go-to material for crafters and modernists alike. And with the days turning shorter it only makes…
House of the Week: Striking Wooden Ceiling in New Zealand
In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on…
Contemporary Kitchen Island Pendants Spotted in California Home
Niche modern kitchen island pendants serve as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral space by Jules Art of Living.
Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.
Hay Is for Horses, Straw Is for Houses
In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale technology.