“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Hot Tropic Part 1
Take a visual journey through a week of art, tropical inspiration, and color.
The Making of Screenplay: Part 1
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
Housing in Crisis, Part 1
$1.4 million. This is the average sale price of an apartment in New York City in fall 2008.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
A Zero-Energy Community: Part 1
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 1
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
72 Hours in Småland, the Design Capital of Southern Sweden—Part One
Follow us on a whirlwind, three-day tour through the forests of Småland, where the crafts of glass- and furniture-making have...
Discuss: Should Design Be a Part of Elementary Education?
Weigh in on whether design appreciation has a place alongside art and music in school curriculums.
A Weekend in Portland: Part I
This year was the first time we visited Portland for Dwell Home Tours—and the City of Roses truly blew us away.
On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
When you’re staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park, it’s difficult to leave your room.
A Weekend in Portland: Part II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
A Home Inspired by the Stars Soars Off the Ground
This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.
Dutch Design Week 2012, Pt. 1
It is a beautiful autumn day in the Netherlands and a great buzz has settled upon Eindhoven as this year’s Dutch Design Week...
Tomorrow’s Specials
Slide into that booth or belly up the bar to learn what’s next for restaurant design.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
72 Hours in Småland, Sweden—Part Two
We take you deeper into the woods of Småland, southern Sweden's largest province, where the age-old traditions of glass- and...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Reflecting the Stars
Jon Morris has been a theater producer, social entrepreneur, champion springboard diver—and an artist, in which last capacity he...

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