Editor's Letter: Make An Impact
The purpose of Dwell is to show the “try” behind the...
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
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...
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...
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...
Friday Finds 5.13.11
It's an exciting week for Dwell as our editors are off in New York City for Design Week.
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...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
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...
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...
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.
Hufft Projects Travels Back in Time With Marcel Breuer in New Film
As Dwell's September 2016 issue looks at the restoration of a rare Marcel Breuer house in Kansas, architecture firm Hufft...
Nicely Noted Stationery Service
We've penned paeans to letterpressed cards and hand-written notes before—just check out this indie stationery store in Chicago we...
A Contemporary North Carolina Home Navigates a Tricky Site Atop a Ridge
Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...