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

Touring Design for a Living World
Design for a Living World is a new "green" exhibition at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Perched on top of a sculpted steel skyscraper, this sumptuous, 3,771-square-foot residence will run you $45,000 a month.
Putting Industrial Style Design into Your Living Space
How adding industrial style furnishings can bring a bit of factory floor to your decor.
25 Dogs Living in the Modern World
These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to live in the...
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Midcentury design duo Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green set an enduring standard for modern outdoor furniture.
Living in a Material World
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of...
The Home Tours of Dwell on Design 2016
During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...
7 Tips on How to Childproof Your Living Space Without Sacrificing Design
If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a baby—consider childproofing your living space to reduce the...
Marimekko Tour
Beyond a shining white foyer and a canteen infused with fragrant lunchtime aromas, Marimekko’s Helsinki headquarters hides a...
Portland's 11xDesign Home Tour
It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.
Seoul Living Design
South Korea recently hosted the 15th Annual Seoul Living Design Fair as part of their lead-up to their one-year term as the World...
A New Hotel in Paris That's Designed to Give Guests a Taste of Modern Parisian Living
Located in the heart of Paris, Hotel Parister is a new concept hotel designed to celebrate vibrant, local Parisian living.
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...
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...
High-Rise Living in Manhattan
How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.
8 Subterranean Homes That Are Out of This World
Though it's not typical, building a home underground can offer an alternative way of living that may fit with the lifestyle...
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...

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