Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
Words You Should Know: Building Codes
Arm yourself with the vocabulary needed to navigate the world of building codes.
Words You Should Know
Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific design problem.
Words You Should Know
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house.
Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
New Kitchen Materials You Should Know About
As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the kitchen.
Secrets You Need to Know When Using Wood in Wet Spaces
Who says wood and moisture don't work well...
This Brazilian Modernist You Should Know About Designed Countless Classic Chairs
Despite a rise to prominence in the 1970s, pioneering designer Percival Lafer has remained a best-kept secret for collectors of...
Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas
Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population...
5 Things You Should Know About Modern Prefab Construction
The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram appliances, toured...
11 Emerging Talents You Should Know from Salone Satellite 2015
Our coverage of Milan Design Week 2015 continues with a stop at Salone Satellite, an exhibition of emerging talent from around...
An Introduction to Building Codes
Fuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Poul Kjærholm
Fritz Hansen celebrates two of the steel-wielding master's most famous works.
Books You Should Read
The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.
8 Marvelous Apartments You Should Absolutely Rent in Milan
Art, fashion, and design collide to spectacular effect in the Italian metropolis.
How To Navigate Modern Building Codes
Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.
Material Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Terrazzo
Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was developed by builders in Venice,...
10 Things You Need to Know About Isamu Noguchi
On his birthday, we remember Japanese-American artist, designer, and activist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) for a legacy of...
Guide to 7 Main Types of Roofs and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it's flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...

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