The Lighting Designer Who Has Melded Form with Function for Decades
When it comes to lighting design, the vital role that technology plays can sometimes be forgotten.
This Modern Tasmanian Resort Reflects the Natural Forms Surrounding It
Overlooking the Hazards mountain range and inspired by natural coastal forms, Saffire Freycinet is a destination resort that...
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
An Experiment of Form in West Hollywood
Over a recent long weekend in Los Angeles, CA I dragged my family along for a self-guided tour of an iconic early twentieth...
Obama as an Experiment in Urban Form
President Obama is an urban president.
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...
Futuristic Forms Meet Historical Details in Designer Danny Venlet's Brussels Home
A prolific Dutch designer by way of Australia rebuilds his roost in Brussels.
The Ceramicist That Mixes Organic Forms and Technique Together
Inspired by nature, Heidi Jalkh creates imaginative objects and collections.
Yarn Bombing Uses Knitting as a Public Art Form
Over the course of three days, attendees of Dwell on Design L.A.
Brighten the Corners
When Jeff Taylor and Alex Miller designed the Pull House in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, they took “form follows function”...
Low-Cost, Balloon-Formed Housing Concept for Developing Countries
Not many architects can say that their father invented a new way of building.
‘Tis the Season to Win $5,000 in Custom-Made Prefabricated Railings from AGS Stainless on Dwell.com
Dwell.com’s Annual “Merry Modern Giveaway” Features the Best Modern Products of the Year – Including AGS Stainless...
Performing a New Production on a Worn Stage
There is a tired adage in architecture that the form of a building must follow its function.
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
The four structures that form Studhorse in Northern Washington encourage family members and guests to interact with the...
7 Modern Nightstand Options
Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...
Future Building
Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab...
Dylan Gold's Cornered Table
Several weeks ago I was a member of the jury for a design competition sponsored by Design Within Reach.
Cottage Industrious
A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square feet.