“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Young Guns 2017: New Designers Making Waves
In our annual roundup of exciting talents in the design industry, we present a roster of up-and-comers making waves on the global...
The Things All Designers Do to Make Their Home a Happier Place
While we generally see ourselves as silver-lining kind of people, the reality is, bad days happen to good people.
Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...
QuaDror Unveiled at Design Indaba
In its simplest version, QuaDror looks like a child's wooden puzzle.
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
Activist Designers: Design 99
Gina Reichert, an architectural designer, and her husband, artist Mitch Cope, are the duo behind Design 99, an organization in...
Time To Design: Young Talent Award
Attention, young designers! Here's a very cool opportunity from the Danish National Workshops for Arts and Crafts,...
Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design
The prolific Hong Kong designer muses on how major brand collaborations are accelerating innovation.
Editor's Letter: Make An Impact
The purpose of Dwell is to show the “try” behind the...
Five Tips for Young Architects
Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the...
Emerging Pathways for Up-and-Coming Designers
Discover fairs, programs, and fellowships geared for young designers to gain visibility and experience.
Designer Celebrates Los Angeles with Local Design Approach
Armen Sevada Gharabegian, head of Los Angeles–based Lounge22 and Ethos Design, shares his philosophies on the importance of...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Red Tin House That Makes the Most of Space and Light
Six earth-colored, metal-clad pavilions are combined to create Tin House, an innovative and voluminous house that boasts a...
Make the Most Out of Summer With These 9 Spectacular Tents
Our curated selection of modern tents is sure to create fresh vibes for the perfect summer escape.
Make This Enchanting Swedish Greenhouse Your Home For $864K
An eco-friendly, lakeside abode with an impressive rooftop terrace is nestled within a greenhouse near Gothenburg.
An interview with Make It Last: how do sustainability and design coexist?
There are many different aspects of sustainable design.
A Colorful Apartment Inspired by Paper Patterns Used in Fashion
For the young homeowner, a French-educated fashion designer, Waterfrom Design created a colorful, sophisticated apartment...
Designer Spotlight: Silvia Song
From a 200-square-foot garage-turned-workshop, Silvia Song skillfully sculpts wooden wares.