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.

Node’s New Co-Living Space Offers Instagram-Worthy Apartments For Rent
Node’s New Co-Living Space Offers Instagram-Worthy Apartments For Rent
Node's new community-focused rental apartment complex is launching in Echo Park at the end of January.
By Nikhita Mahtani - 3 days ago
10 Homes With Nets to Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
10 Homes With Nets to Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
Playground design is all grown-up in these whimsical homes with suspended nets.
 - 7 days ago
12 Architectural Gingerbread Houses That Are Definitely Not Cookie-Cutter
12 Architectural Gingerbread Houses That Are Definitely Not Cookie-Cutter
Tasty and tasteful, these gingerbread houses and campers take cues from iconic architecture and design.
 - 23 days ago
The Best Design Stores in NYC For Last-Minute Holiday Shopping
The Best Design Stores in NYC For Last-Minute Holiday Shopping
Explore some of the best New York City spots to shop for design goods for everyone on your list.
 - a month ago
Dwell’s 20 Most Popular Products of 2018
Dwell’s 20 Most Popular Products of 2018
Still have some last-minute gifts to cross off your list? Don't panic—here are this year’s most popular products from the Dwell Shop, guaranteed to please.
 - a month ago
25 All-New Home Furnishings Made in America—Plus a Few U.S. Design Classics
25 All-New Home Furnishings Made in America—Plus a Few U.S. Design Classics
A region-by-region roundup of some of our favorite U.S.-made furniture and accessories, all new for 2018 (plus a spotlighted look at some iconic pieces from history).
 - 2 months ago
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
Chef Ludo Lefebvre Powers Up the Perfect Hosting Recipe With Fisher & Paykel
The star chef and TV personality shows Athena Calderone—and us—how to make mouthwatering, steam oven squash cakes that complete every entertainer’s arsenal.
 - 2 months ago
8 Designers and Architects Reveal Their Ideal Gifts For the Season
8 Designers and Architects Reveal Their Ideal Gifts For the Season
From the softest, most luxurious sheet set to a versatile picnic blanket, top designers, architects, and makers give us their picks for the holidays.
 - 2 months ago
10 Best-Designed Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon
10 Best-Designed Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon
From vegan pizza to Korean dumplings, Portland has a diverse range of cafes, bars, and restaurants to explore.
 - 5 months ago
25 Covetable Back-to-School Supplies For Every Age
25 Covetable Back-to-School Supplies For Every Age
Because back-to-school shopping is an all-ages affair.
 - 5 months ago
10 Incredible Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram Right Now
10 Incredible Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram Right Now
Whether you’re into ultra-minimalist clean lines or all about bold, boho flair, these interior designers are bound to trigger a hankering for a home refresh.
 - 5 months ago
Top 8 Ceiling Fans Under $250
Top 8 Ceiling Fans Under $250
Our favorite fans will beat the summer heat—without going over budget.
 - 6 months ago
10 Travel Photographers to Follow on Instagram Right Now
10 Travel Photographers to Follow on Instagram Right Now
From remote surfing destinations to urban gems, the moments captured by these incredible travel photographers will make you want to pack your bags.
 - 6 months ago
Will Your First Smart Home Arrive on a Flatbed?
Will Your First Smart Home Arrive on a Flatbed?
Factory-made houses may have an advantage when it comes to automation.
 - 6 months ago
Will We Ever Really Own Flying Cars?
Will We Ever Really Own Flying Cars?
Our undying obsession soars into the 21st century.
 - 6 months ago
Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
The Internet of Things has the power to make cities infinitely friendlier for seniors and people with disabilities.
 - 6 months ago
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.
 - 6 months 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.
 - 6 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 7 months 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.
 - 8 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.
 - 8 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.
 - 8 months ago