The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job
Before becoming one of the most influential modern designers, Charlotte Perriand couldn't get a job from Le Corbusier.
The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State
A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.
"Queen of the Curve": 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid
When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy.
Remembering Elizabeth 'Lisl' Close
To many, Elizabeth "Lisl" Close seemed a force of nature.
Dwell Party Highlights: Celebrating Prefab Design at SXSW Eco
What better place for Dwell to host our SXSW Eco party than a prefab pop up at the design complex of the woman who founded the...
5 Key Tips For Designing Your Own Dressing Room
Every woman has daydreamed about having a beautiful dressing room all her own at some point.
Ada = Architecture in New York
Ada Louise Huxtable is the doyenne of architecture criticism in New York, if not the world: as architecture critic at the New...
2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa
Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the 2010...
Wine Tasting with Georg Riedel
Not so long ago I was at a dinner with a handful of food writers--I was there merely as a food taster--and the fancy stemware...
Botanical Garden Pavilion
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down...
Industrial Pied-à-Terre in Italy
Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.
Remembering Zaha Hadid
The legendary architect built a visionary body of work and changed the way we see architecture.
Residence and Playground by Sota Matsuura Architects
Residence and Playground is a minimal home located in Hyogo, Japan, designed by Sota Matsuura Architects.
Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
6 Tiny House Resources That Will Help You Downsize Your Life
Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.
Fawning Over Flora
Flora Grubb Gardens, the hippest plant merchant in the Bay Area, takes up residence in a new building as green as it is...
curio 9: go girl!
One ground-shaking day in January this year will go down in history.
Designer Spotlight: Patricia Urquiola
Patricia Urquiola has not only shattered glass ceilings in her field; she is one of the most celebrated designers of her...
Dive Into the World of Patricia Urquiola by Exploring These 5 Standout Designs
As one of today’s most sought after designers, Patricia Urquiola has produced a wide range of work that boasts experimentation...
Affordable Modern House Built with Sheer Determination
With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a sweet,...