The Map as Art
A map is most often understood as a directional devise to help you navigate from Point A to Point B. Author Katherine Harmon has...
Google Maps Vacation
Even though fuel is cheap, in the current economy some of us may feel like we have to forgo vacations to conserve cash.
The Rewilding | A Mapped Essay in Paint & Poetry
This stunning meditative field guide on California was created specifically for Of the Wolves by artist + poet + wildlife...
Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing.
Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map
This Tuesday, we hopped a train for Brooklyn Heights.
Eames Demetrios Maps a "Parallel Universe" Through 3D Storytelling
The Eames scion and "geographer-at-large" traverses the globe on behalf of Kcymaerxthaere, a network of markers and monuments...
Longtime American Manufacturer Gets Literal with a Metal Map of the United States
A family-owned metal screen fabricator in Portland, Oregon, proudly displays its bona fides in a graphic map.
A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area
At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.
Hometown Hero
Dow Chemical put Midland on the map, but architect and local scion Alden B. Dow made it the most modern town in Michigan.
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans is in the business of quilt-making.
Italian Design: La Mappa
You know where your Parmesan cheese comes from: Parma.
The Puti Trees
The Puti Trees series of posters look like a cross between a modern subway map and children's book illustrations, so you probably...
Pablo León de la Barra on Art, Architecture, and the Public Role of Museums
On the tails of organizing a complex and ambitious survey of contemporary Latin American art, the architectural historian and...
Friday Finds 04.20.12
On this Friday, we share a residence in Whistler, a wind map of the United States, a project that pays homage to Miami's...
House Keeper
Today the Iconic Houses website, a new resource for travelers and fans of 20th-century houses, goes live.
Friday Finds 2.18.11
Every Friday Dwell's editors, designers, and interns share a handful of their favorite blogs, videos, photographs, and stories...
Friday Finds 07.12.13
After a two-week hiatus, we are happy to say that Friday Finds is back! We've got all sorts of eye candy for you: from charming...
Porches Inn, North Adams, Massachusetts
In 1985, the Sprague Electric Mill in North Adams, Massachusetts, closed down.
City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn
A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...