A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...
Flanking a gritty, humming stretch of Colfax Avenue, a Studiotrope-designed building weaves cultural influences into a community...
Red, Wood, and Blue
An entreprenurial pair of Belgian brothers land in one of Texas's few bohemian oases, become property owners, and find that...
Raffles Paris: A True Art Hotel
April 15th marks the final day of the 2013 YIA Little Art Fair (for Young International Artists), hosted by Raffles Paris and...
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
Blue in the Facade
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...
A Parisian Seafood Restaurant, Swimming in Shades of Blue
The creative behind a trio of Rose Bakery Tea Rooms designs a Parisian restaurant devoted to the sea.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
Photo of the Week: DIY Backyard with Blue Chairs and Succulents
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.
Boeing Castle in Seattle's Blue Ridge Neighborhood Taken to New Heights
A 1930s Seattle home gets a modern update while retaining its historic charm.
Dive Into the Next Phase of Iceland's Blue Lagoon
The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star...
Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe by Schemata Architects
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe is a minimal cafe located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Schemata Architects.
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?
This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots
In a life-changing move, homeowners Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt reside in a caravan in the rural landscape of Suffolk, England,...
Our Scandinavian Style Dreams Come True in This Brooklyn Town House
Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...
These Pink and Blue Homes Use Gender as a Metaphor For Urban Revitalization
Exploring themes of traditional masculinity, femininity, and assigned gender roles, His and Her House comprise part of an exhibit...
Legendary Textile Artist Kay Sekimachi’s Renovated Berkeley Victorian Is a True Creative Haven
A new book from Rizzoli brings us into the richly layered residence of Sekimachi and her late husband, woodturner Bob Stockdale.