The Dwell 24: Our Annual Look at Designers on the Rise

The Dwell 24: Our Annual Look at Designers on the Rise

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The Dwell 24: These Are the Designers You Need to Know in 2021
The Dwell 24: These Are the Designers You Need to Know in 2021
Every year, we present the most exciting designers making furniture, lighting, and other objects for your home. Here is this year’s list...
By William Hanley - 2 years ago
Fashion Designer Lezanne Viviers’s Johannesburg Digs Double as a Studio and Concept Store
The glass-fronted, 1960s gem acts as a display case for her eponymous label, vibrant artworks, and modernist furniture.
Esther Choi Is Building a Global Community to Nurture the Next Generation of Designers
The multidisciplinary artist’s Office Hours—a series of free and candid online discussions—connects BIPOC designers and mentors.
In Berlin, an Auto Repair Shop Becomes a High-Performance Home for a Painter and Her Family
Playing into the space’s raw, industrial character, Studio Karhard creates a loftlike dwelling with bohemian flair.
Near Amsterdam, a Couple Turn the Top of a Former Chapel Into Their Home and Studio
Textile designer Milla Novo and her husband move into a converted monastery, uncovering religious frescoes in the renovation process.
A Two-Unit ADU in Los Angeles Offers Inspired Spaces for Creative Tenants
Architect Max Kuo transforms a back house and garage into a white-gabled duplex for a diverse mix of residents.
A Couple’s Getaway on a Windswept Island in Quebec Riffs on Tradition
La Shed Architecture slices into the typical shingled, gable-roofed house to create a radically open retreat.
An Australian Renovation Weaves Together Indoor Spaces With Lush Gardens for a Year-Round Oasis
For a family of five and their goldendoodle, there’s always room to roam—no matter the weather.
A Perfume Magnate Renovates a House With a Murky Past Outside Paris
The 1960s building is a concrete masterpiece—but who really designed it?
An Architect’s Slim Home Emphasizes the Outdoors and Aging in Place
For Kyu Sung Woo and his wife, concert pianist Jung-Ja Kim, their pared-down residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a natural fit.
One Man’s Tiny Home Acts as a Prototype in a Village for Those Who Lacked Housing
Before moving into the Community First! Village outside East Austin, Jesse Brown spent 30 years without a home.
Two DIYers Erect an Off-Grid Cabin in the Canadian Rockies for Next to Nothing
Thanks to their savvy with salvaged materials and knack for bartering, Nathalie and Greg Kupfer constructed the micro-cabin for less than $50 in net costs.
Designer Peter B. Staples Finds Comfort in a Classic
The lighting designer—and one of this year’s Dwell 24—hunted down the quintessential director’s chair.