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. Luckily, a number of…
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
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…
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.
Obama as an Experiment in Urban Form
President Obama is an urban president. During his time in the White House, he and his wife will maintain their home in…
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. will be able to observe the knit graffiti…
Low-Cost, Balloon-Formed Housing Concept for Developing Countries
Not many architects can say that their father invented a new way of building. Nicoló Bini, however, is adapting his…
Brighten the Corners
When Jeff Taylor and Alex Miller designed the Pull House in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, they took “form follows…
‘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. But time and again…
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…
Dylan Gold's Cornered Table
Several weeks ago I was a member of the jury for a design competition sponsored by Design Within Reach. The call for…
Future Building
Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s…
5 Main Ingredients For Cooking Up a Homey Kitchen Nook
Kitchen nooks are one of the hardest working, unsung heroes of a home, whose function goes far beyond a humble…
This Elegant Router Inspired by Eero Saarinen Will Declutter Your Desk
Elevating the world of wi-fi, in both function and appearance.
Tips for Tiny Bathrooms
The bathroom has many functions that we find are important in our daily routines. No matter the size, big or small, the…
Photographer Candida Höfer's Lush Images of Architecture
The photographer's large-scale interior photos function like architectural character sketches.