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…
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 +…
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.…
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…
Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing. And today,…
Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map
This Tuesday, we hopped a train for Brooklyn Heights. Destination: The New York Transit Museum, where a talk about the…
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…
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans is in the business of quilt-making. But seeing as how her creations feature aerial photography, maps, and…
Italian Design: La Mappa
You know where your Parmesan cheese comes from: Parma. But which region offers the best chairs? We've mapped it out for…
The Puti Trees
The Puti Trees series of posters look like a cross between a modern subway map and children's book illustrations, so…
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…
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…
House Keeper
Today the Iconic Houses website, a new resource for travelers and fans of 20th-century houses, goes live. With its…
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…
Friday Finds 2.18.11
Every Friday Dwell's editors, designers, and interns share a handful of their favorite blogs, videos, photographs, and…
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…
Porches Inn, North Adams, Massachusetts
In 1985, the Sprague Electric Mill in North Adams, Massachusetts, closed down. Like many similar western Massachusetts…
Coasters that Represent
Local Los Angeles design store darlings A+R have launched their first ever co-branded product. Teaming up with Japanese…