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

An Old Row House in Montreal Gets a Colorful Modern Upgrade
Warm, repurposed building materials are favored in this savvy renovation by MARK + VIVI.
Must-See Modern Beach Houses on Fire Island Tour
A sneak preview of the modern house tours coming to Fire Island this summer, including the work of architects Horace Gifford,...
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
This House Doesn't Hold Back on Colorful Details
A see-through pool wall is just one element of this vibrant home.
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
A Colorful Penthouse Pays Homage to American Design
A French filmmaker celebrates American design in her vibrantly decorated pied-à-terre perched above Manhattan.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and Jesse Hufft have their hands full,...
These 7 Homes in the Southwest Show How to Design For the Desert
These homes make living in the heat of the desert look easy, breezy, and cool.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
This Farmhouse Design is a Modern-Day Fairytale
This spacious design is everything one can wish for in a house.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Touring Switzerland: Day 1
I got into Zurich around 9:00 AM on Sunday, rather wiped out from my flight from San Francisco via Newark.