The Slingbox Goes HD, Finally
The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, and did it exceptionally well: move your favorite...
Visiting the Parrish Art Museum
In our October Modern Across America issue, we previewed the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum, designed by Swiss architects Herzog &...
3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...
125 HDTV Super Review
Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Built-In Beauty
While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is...
Five Boroughs in 48 Hours
When Dwell proposed that I undertake a design writing variant of Supermarket Sweep—visiting five projects in five boroughs in two...
Indoek’s New Book Shares a Glimpse Into the Homes of Creative Surfers
After visiting the dwellings of countless surfers from all over the world for four years, Indoek is getting ready to launch its...
Events this Weekend: 12.31-1.3
Out with the old and in with the new! As we put 2009 to rest and ring in 2010, we take a look at three exhibits from 2009 worth...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
What Would Sverre Fehn Do?
Only slightly less annoying than the self-satisfied American who, upon visiting Europe, complains that everything is better back...
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Five crucial aspects to consider for select that perfect cake
These days, people have taken to the web for ordering their choice of products and services.
Events This Weekend: 10.16-10.18
I’m in Buffalo this week visiting friends and family—and getting the chance to check out the new visitors’ center at Frank Lloyd...
The Visionary State
I was down visiting some friends in Santa Cruz, California, a couple weekends back, and one of my hosts--a friend working on his...
Airbnb Launches Every Traveler Deserves a Home
San Francisco–based Airbnb provides a unique hospitality experience for worldly and local travelers alike that allow them to...
Palace Intrigue
In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, architect Rytis Mikulionis spent several years property hunting for his first nesting...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Rick Moreland Reads a Building
One of the joys of visiting Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to see Rick and Susan Moreland's house for one of our October features was...
Reimagining the Headlands Center
The Headlands Center for the Arts, located due north of San Francisco in Fort Barry (part of the Golden Gate National Recreation...