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

Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
Hot Tropic Part 1
Take a visual journey through a week of art, tropical inspiration, and color.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
The Making of Screenplay: Part 1
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
Housing in Crisis, Part 1
$1.4 million. This is the average sale price of an apartment in New York City in fall 2008.
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...
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...
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 II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
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.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
A Home Inspired by the Stars Soars Off the Ground
This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.
Tomorrow’s Specials
Slide into that booth or belly up the bar to learn what’s next for restaurant design.
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...
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.
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...
Building Tomorrow
What will the future hold for contractors and builders? We asked three industry leaders for their prognostications.
Dwell Home Venice: Part 22
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...

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