Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Editor's Letter: Make An Impact
The purpose of Dwell is to show the “try” behind the...
Editor's Letter: 5 Extraordinary Interiors We Love
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.
Postcards from the Edge of Design
An email is nice and a letter is better, but for those whose epistolary habits begin and end with the postcard, an overlooked...
Reviving Neutra with Hive Living
We recently received a letter from a reader, Kristy Krone, after she read the article Hive Design in our September issue, which...
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...
A Bolder Key Holder
We recently received a letter from Dwell reader Paula Pollachek asking for suggestions for a container in which to “collect all...
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...
Friday Finds 5.13.11
It's an exciting week for Dwell as our editors are off in New York City for Design Week.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Bird Calls from Sweet Bella
The design world, like Tippi Hedren, pecked on all sides, has fallen prey to the birds.
Public Art at Johns Hopkins
Yesterday the Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opened its new building, the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, bringing...
Silent Disco at Sci-Arc
When talking about her new "Silent Disco" exhibition at Sci-Arc, Los Angeles—and more specifically Silver Lake—based architect...
Get Your Fix of Midcentury Scandinavian Design at This Copenhagen Hotel
To say that Hotel Alexandra was dedicated to Danish midcentury design would be an understatement.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
This Y-Shaped Greek Villa Looks Like a Flying Saucer That’s Embedded Into the Hills
This summer home literally draws a "Y" on the landscape and is built on an olive tree-covered hill facing Greece's shimmering...
The Stunningly Restored Hassrick Residence by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $2.2M
The iconic architect’s midcentury modern home in Philadelphia’s East Falls neighborhood faced demolition before being rescued and...
The Brickley Engine
Moving parts mean friction; friction means a drag on engine efficiency.
Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett
Getting a thank you card in the mail, especially after having hosted a party or given a present, is a rarity today.