Toaster Treatise
In addition to being an excellent example of necessity as the mother of invention, Polish designer Martin Žampach's TOAST ONE...
5 Toasters Tested by San Francisco's Tartine Bakery
Any way you slice it, toast makes the most of any loaf.
You Can Now Buy a Minimalist Toaster, Rice Cooker, and Kettle from Japanese Retailer Muji
Naoto Fukasawa’s new line of kitchen appliances for Muji embodies subtle sophistication.
8 Best Modern Mailboxes to Buy
It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...
kMix by De'Longhi
This month, kitchen and home appliance company De'Longhi is launching its new kMix breakfast collection.
Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and...
Parsing Perec
A few months back I received a pair of new books from the small Wakefield Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and have come to...
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Five Buck Book
Got five dollars lying around? For $5.00 (plus, um, $7.50 shipping), you can snag a copy of George Nelson's 1977 classic How To...
Easy Ways to Save Energy
Apparently the average home has 40 devices plugged in drawing constant energy, even when they're turned off (this is called,...
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
Books You Should Read
The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
Donald Strum: Behind Great Product Design
Donald Strum, principal of product design at Michael Graves Design Group, drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Business of...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...
Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin
Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes.

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