The Latest from Michelle Kaufmann
Michelle Kaufmann's new mkHearth is a semi-prefab house that evokes old-timey barns and vacation-destination chalets.
Michelle Kaufmann Book Reading
These days, it's a common saying that recessions breed creativity.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Traveling With Michelle
I love to travel here are some of my favorite things to take with me on the...
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
Kaufmann's Unbreakable Glasses
I was recently down in Los Angeles to moderate a panel on the Swiss Design Awards at the A+D Museum.
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
A Brooklyn Carriage House Revamped with a Penthouse Made From Shipping Containers
A New York-based architecture studio renovated a a single family home by inserting two shipping containers into the existing...
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps from the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
How a Bungalow Went from Bland to Brilliant
When artists Ramona Trent and Anthony Pearson teamed up with architects Escher GuneWardena for a full-scale renovation, they...
From a Flower Bulb Factory to an Entertainment Hub
A former flower bulb warehouse becomes a bright home fit for large-scale gatherings.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...