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...
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,...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
Books You Should Read
The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.
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.
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.
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...
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
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...
10 Minutes with Michael Graves at the JCP Home Launch
Last week, JCPenney (now known as JCP) launched several collaborative home collections from renowned designers.