Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
This Multicolor Facelift Owes Much to Modern Art
Abstract expressionist Richard Diebenkorn inspired the fresh coats of paint at this Maryland home.
Bringing the Outdoors in Becomes a Reality for a Lakeside Retreat
When architect Greg Torchio first began conceptualizing a contemporary home project in Centreville, Maryland, he quickly realized...
9 Yurt Vacation Rentals For the Modern Alternative Camper
Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...
Panel Interview: America's Embassies
Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy...
Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots
Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...
Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest...
Up-and-Coming Cincinnati Designer Andew Neyer Adds Color and Whimsy to Everyday Objects
An Ohio designer’s return home inspires a larger-than-life spin on the everyday.
Exclusive Photo Tour: See How a Respected Audio Company Manufactures Its Signature Amplifiers
McIntosh Laboratory, long revered by audiophiles, maintains a dedication to American manufacturing.
Rojkind Arquitectos is Transforming Mexico City, One Whimsical Building at a Time
A firm with a daring sense of creativity puts its stamp on Mexico City.
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
Dwell Conversations in DC Tonight!
Tonight I’ll be hosting the next Dwell Conversation, Designing Diplomacy, a panel discussion on the intersection of design and...
Prefab for Humanity
In inner-city Baltimore, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake paves a path to affordable prefab.
FLW: From Within Outward
Earlier this week I visited a new exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the recently-opened Frank Lloyd Wright: From...
This Impressively Accessible Home Has a Tower That Can Be Reached by Wheelchair
A Baltimore father builds a house with accessibility in mind—and finds a new calling in the process.
Friday Finds 6.10.11
On this Friday, catch a glimpse of what our editors have been raving about all week.
The Feiz Brothers: Pursuing Clarity in Design
Two Iran-born brothers—each running multidisciplinary studios, 5,000 miles apart—discuss the similarities and differences in...
The Biggest Little Cabins
How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led students at Colorado Building Workshop to create a sense of home for the nomadic...
Photographer Q&A: Jake Stangel
Have you always wanted to know more about Dwell's photo shoots and the amazing photographers that we get to work with? Well...
J. Abbott Miller and Ellen Lupton
"We thought design was this incredible discovery as a field, and yet no one was making it interesting.