Lifestyle

Good design extends far beyond just our homes. It touches all parts of our lives, from our hobbies and travels to the experiences we encounter on a daily basis. Get lost in these stories that fuse great design with lifestyle.

Top 8 Espresso Makers Under $200
Top 8 Espresso Makers Under $200
Add a dash of design to your morning coffee with these stylish espresso makers.
By Dwell - 2 hours ago
Q&A: Naoto Fukasawa Talks Muji, Minimalism, and Jasper Morrison
Q&A: Naoto Fukasawa Talks Muji, Minimalism, and Jasper Morrison
We sat down with the veteran Japanese product designer.
 - a day ago
5 Ways to Master Your Domain with One Smart Home System
5 Ways to Master Your Domain with One Smart Home System
A prominent designer “tech-talks” about using Control4 to orchestrate smart home devices and emphasizes the importance of future-proofing our homes.
 - 17 days ago
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Lights Up the Grill For the Perfect Summertime Spread
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Lights Up the Grill For the Perfect Summertime Spread
Equipped with the equally powerful and sleek DCS Series 9 Grill from Fisher & Paykel, Chef Ludo shares delicious recipes and some tips and tricks for grilling up a seasonal feast.
 - 23 days ago
These Digital Nomads Live, Work, and Travel in a Sprinter Van
These Digital Nomads Live, Work, and Travel in a Sprinter Van
We chat with Lexi and Cody—the "van-trepreneurs" behind Dynamo Ultima—about what it's like to live and run a creative studio out of their van.
 - a month ago
Acclaimed Architect Gisue Hariri Invites Us Into Her Intimate Manhattan Loft
Acclaimed Architect Gisue Hariri Invites Us Into Her Intimate Manhattan Loft
Hariri shares how creating her elegant, private Park Avenue apartment was a reflection of herself. Today, several years since the remodel, the home still feels uniquely hers.
 - a month ago
How to Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
How to Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
Take a sip of this summer’s newest cocktail—a refreshing twist on the classic margarita.
 - a month ago
Maximalist Auteur Jonathan Adler Explains the Giant Wooden Shoe on His Desk
Maximalist Auteur Jonathan Adler Explains the Giant Wooden Shoe on His Desk
When the designer and ceramicist received a two-foot-long sculpture of a wingtip in the mail, he knew just the place for it.
 - a month ago
6 Popular Houseplants to Avoid When You Live With Pets
6 Popular Houseplants to Avoid When You Live With Pets
Calling all pet parents—while these houseplants can undoubtedly liven up your home, they can also be quite dangerous for your furry friends.
 - a month ago
35 Swoon-Worthy Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest
35 Swoon-Worthy Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest
These elegant and elevated staircases take their homes to the next level.
 - a month ago
12 Playful Pieces of Art to Instantly Liven Up Your Kid's Room
12 Playful Pieces of Art to Instantly Liven Up Your Kid's Room
Guaranteed to radiate positivity, these fun pieces will easily make your kid's room come alive, while also enhancing your little one's creative spirit.
 - a month ago
Top 7 Resources For Standout Removable Wallpaper
Top 7 Resources For Standout Removable Wallpaper
Dress up your space in minutes with peel-and-stick removable wallpaper—no commitment required.
 - 2 months ago
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care of.
 - 2 months ago
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
 - 2 months ago
6 Scandinavian Raincoats You’ll Want to Wear Every Day
6 Scandinavian Raincoats You’ll Want to Wear Every Day
Blending Scandinavian style with high-tech utility, these jackets will have you wishing for rain.
 - 2 months ago
5 Modern Cat Furniture Designs Both Pets and Owners Adore
5 Modern Cat Furniture Designs Both Pets and Owners Adore
These sleek cat accessories are so well-designed, they'll rival your own furniture.
 - 2 months ago
These Are the Items Every Coffee Snob Needs
These Are the Items Every Coffee Snob Needs
If you practically have "but first, coffee" tattooed on your guns, we'd suggest upgrading your java setup.
 - 2 months ago
5 Stunning Uses of Western Red Cedar
5 Stunning Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, proving it can enhance the sleek design of modern structures.
 - 2 months ago
How to Make Fire Cider
How to Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
 - 3 months ago
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
Mexico City is the creative haven du jour teeming with epicurean delights, stunning architecture, and a bustling arts scene.
 - 3 months ago
12 Rising Creators to Know Right Now
12 Rising Creators to Know Right Now
From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives speak out about what drives their work—and how they've made a name for themselves.
 - 3 months ago
10 London Bars Every Design Lover Should Visit
10 London Bars Every Design Lover Should Visit
London's buzzing bar scene offers everything from art deco lounges, to industrial supper clubs, to hip watering holes.
 - 4 months ago
Claire Weisz Shares the Story Behind Her Most-Prized Objet d’Art
Claire Weisz Shares the Story Behind Her Most-Prized Objet d’Art
The New York architect, who has retooled everything from parks to food-processing plants, explains the origin story of the unusual wood tablet she keeps in her office.
 - 4 months ago
A Historic London Property Is Converted Into a Modern Mediterranean Eatery
A Historic London Property Is Converted Into a Modern Mediterranean Eatery
The ground floor and basement of a historic structure become a warm, inviting modern restaurant after a major renovation.
 - 4 months ago
7 Wallpaper Designs That Will Instantly Revamp Your Space
7 Wallpaper Designs That Will Instantly Revamp Your Space
When it comes to decor, there are very few products that can alter the mood and ambience of a space as dramatically as wallpaper.
 - 4 months ago
Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo
Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo
We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.
 - 4 months ago
21 Enchanting Spaces That Feature Iconic Furniture
21 Enchanting Spaces That Feature Iconic Furniture
From the Eames lounge chair to the Noguchi coffee table, these quintessential designs in modern homes prove that classic can also feel contemporary.
 - 5 months ago
The Psychitect Is In: How One Therapist Helps Couples Tackle Design Projects Together
The Psychitect Is In: How One Therapist Helps Couples Tackle Design Projects Together
Meet Rachel Melvald, a psychotherapist who uses her background in psychology and design to resolve issues between couples who are in the throes of a high-stress project.
 - 5 months ago
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
Honor your love for design—and each other—in one of these extraordinary wedding venues in the U.S. and beyond.
 - 5 months ago
Now in its Fifth Year, the FOG Design+Art Fair Shakes Up San Francisco
Now in its Fifth Year, the FOG Design+Art Fair Shakes Up San Francisco
Bringing together leaders in design, art, and culture, the FOG Design+Art Fair is on view January 11–14, 2018 at the Fort Mason Center.
 - 6 months ago