Universal Appeal
When David Carmel decided to propose to Kirsten Axelsen, he was at home in Manhattan and she was in Ethiopia, working to...
An Origami-Inspired Apartment in Hong Kong With Tons of Smart Storage
Following the influential saying adopted by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “less is more," this Hong Kong apartment taps into the...
Master Stroke
In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the...
Photographer Q&A: Matthew Williams
From Jakarta to Brazil, Brooklyn based photographer Matthew Williams has traveled the globe for Dwell.
Valentine's Giveaway from PACT
As a Valentine's Day treat to our faithful readers, we're teaming up with PACT, purveyors of fine, design-minded underwear and...
Design Digest: Remembering Will Alsop, Elon Musk Makes Bricks, and More
British maverick and architect Will Alsop passes away, Elon Musk plans to make bricks for affordable housing, Good Things...
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Fredrik Carlström of Austere
Fredrik Carlström, the founder of Scandinavian design hub Austere, reveals the products and gifts he cherishes most.
Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...
Heathrow Bag by Want
Seems like there's always a new entry in the pool of men's portage, but rare is the bag that manages to hold all your gear, keep...
Coral and Tusk - A Chat With Designer Stephanie Housley
Coral and Tusk’s sweet, mostly seafaring motifs are inspired by designer Stephanie Housley’s intrigue with the mysteries of the...
Beantown Dream
In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare...
In a San Francisco Workshop, Kids Take on Carpentry with Mini Chisels and Saws
A San Francisco woodworking studio for kids a both carpentry skills and an appreciation for design thinking.
A Northern Haven
North Haven, a rocky island in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, is quintessentially New England.
A Measured Approach
Utterly dynamic, this house on an urban peninsula in Sydney is rich with inventive and thoughtfully considered spaces.
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
Run, Don't Walk to This Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bar in Chicago
East meets Midwest at Prairie School, a cocktail haven for architecture buffs that touts a noteworthy beverage program by...
Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum
Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
From Milan: Everyday Life Shop
Despite the fact that the small corner storefront was a bit off the beaten path for foot traffic, not listed in the Interni...