To Be or Not to Be . . . Licensed
In the United States, it’s illegal to call yourself an architect unless you have been licensed by a state—a process requiring a...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
William Krisel on Architecture
William Krisel knows architecture. The 84-year old architect has been licensed for a remarkable 59 years.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
The Editor Is In: 7 Tips for Pitching Stories to Dwell
A perennial highlight of Dwell on Design are our professional consultations—a chance to sit down with licensed architects,...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand
Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
Hot to Trot
In rural Canada, an architect imports an American typology to create a year-round refuge rooted in the landscape.
Tips to Hiring a Qualified and Certified Electrician
Many at times you may come across the need to do electrical work in your home.
A Couple Takes an Unassuming Plot of Land and Calls it Home
After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.
An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
"Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art...
Tokyo Blues
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic criticism.
Yale School of Architecture Exhibits
School's back in session and university galleries are filling up again with works worth studying.
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
Design, Build, and Beyond
An increasing number of contributors to our ever-expanding built world are referring to their practices as design-build.
A Dream Home is an Architectural Self-Portrait
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 issue.
Women in Design at City Modern
This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic...
Mid-Century Remastered
Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.