Unseen Eames: Films from the Vault
One of the events I'm most excited about at this year's Dwell on Design is Unseen Eames, a half-hour screening of rare and...
10 Inspiring Quotes from the Eames Family
In 1988, Charles Eames’s only daughter, Lucia, inherited the iconic Eames house in Pacific Palisades, California after the death...
10 Modern Homes That Made a Star Appearance in Films
Architecture took a starring role when these 10 modernist homes appeared on the big screen.
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.
Unseen Realities
Since we've spent much of the last six weeks sorting through and thinking about ideas for the future of suburbia, it was a...
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
New Media: Sight Unseen
Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov met as editors at the venerable I.D. in 2005 and both developed a passion for peeking behind the...
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Eames Gossip
In the wake of InStyle Magazine's feature on the TV show "Gossip Girl" and its modern-mashup Manhattan apartment set (aka the...
Oscar Nominated Short Film
Each year the Oscar nominations come out, and while we dicker about whether Inception made any sense, or if Black Swan was high...
Films for Design Aficionados
In conjunction with TechnoCRAFT, an exhibition at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts that explores the fading...
Ice Cube Celebrates The Eames
"I studied architectural drafting and one thing I learned is that you always gotta have a plan" ~ Ice...
3M's Iridescent Dichroic Film
The blue morpho butterfly’s wings are covered with layers of microscopic scales set at slightly different angles, so that when...
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...
Spirit of Space's Architectural Films
Not long ago we posted Chicago-based architectural film company Spirit of Space's great pair video's on architect Steven Holl's...