Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture and…
To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash.
Julien De Smedt carves out a space to call his own in a converted industrial loft building in Brussels.
A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight, invigorating breezes, and sweeping views of lush woodlands.
With its diverse architectural landscape and community that thrives on robust design discourse, Los Angeles is an ideal home for the annual Dwell on Design show.
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern design fan go Greek.
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from
local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
Industrial designers Frederik Roijé and Victor le Noble founded New—a manufacturer of contemporary pieces by young Dutch designers—less than a year ago in an unlikely creative hot spot: Duivendrecht,…
Amsterdam-based Mara Skujeniece is a product designer whose work often narrates an underlying story: Porcelain candleholders have felt coasters that mimic the containers’ shadows; ceramic vases for a…
Design Academy Eindhoven graduates Joost van Bleiswijk and Kiki van Eijk—known as Joost & Kiki—have gained a following for their conceptual art–based furniture, but recent pieces signal a change.
Frank Tjepkema founded his industrial design firm, Tjep., in Amsterdam in 2001 and has since produced objects in scales from minute to massive.
Daphna Isaacs Burggraaf and Laurens Manders label their collaborative oeuvre Daphna Laurens because they work so closely “It’s like finishing each other’s sentences,” says Manders.
Lotty Lindeman and Wouter Scheublin's wood and ceramics workshop is located within designer Piet Hein Eek’s building, a former Philips factory in Eindhoven that was remodeled in 2010 into a furniture…
Dirk Vander Kooij's furniture is inspired by a form created with a 30-year-old 3-D printer.
Dwell traveled to Turkey’s most cosmopolitan city for the first annual Istanbul Design Biennial, discovering a modern heart beating within ancient walls.
The former Constantinople isn’t all Ottoman-era carpets and ruins: A cutting-edge art, dining, and travel scene overlays its rich past.
A philosophical designer based in Beyoğlu relies on handicraft, woodworking, and the universal meaning of nature.
Geometric motifs taken from a centuries-old document still serve as inspiration to Istanbul’s contemporary designers.
The interior designers at four-year-old firm Paratoner hung their shingle in Istanbul’s Tophane neighborhood—the city’s oldest industrial zone—amid a slew of art galleries, dilapidated wooden houses,…
Supercerebral, that is. Turkish, scarf-covered Selva Gürdoğan, 33, and tall, pale Dane Gregers Tang Thomsen, 38, founded architecture firm Superpool in 2006.
Making their Tophane storefront work overtime, Lab Tasarim’s architects and interior designers also run a furniture showroom.
For our second annual Young Guns report, we scoured the globe for the emerging designers and products that you need to know now.