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  1. Mails Woodwork
    Product Reviews

    Mails Woodwork

    Ryan Mails's passion for woodworking started before he was ten years old. "When I was eight, I begged for a first pocket-knife and carved a model of the Mary-Rose, the English warship that sank in...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.05.13

  2. The Making of Dwell with Chris Gardner
    Interviews

    The Making of Dwell with Chris Gardner

    To open our September 2009 apartment-themed issued, we dreamed up Dwell’s ideal apartment. Not content to play mere decorator, we tried on the role of developer and enlisted architect Craig...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.27.09

  3. From the Show Floor: Sasaki
    Dwell on Design

    From the Show Floor: Sasaki

    Bass beats suddenly stream from Dwell on Design’s speakers. It’s not an African drum, but a public broadcast of someone’s heartbeat. Alongside the beat, Sasaki, the silver space...

    written by: Carren Jao
    photos by: Carren Jao
    06.26.11

  4. Fairy Tale Tables
    Post

    Fairy Tale Tables

    Markus Linnenbrick makes tables by drilling in acrylic. He's not crazy, or aggressive, necessarily: he simply has a penchant for the shape and thickness of acrylic tables from the 60s and 70s, and...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.20.08

  5. Design 101

    Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project

    It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in the 20th century are generally the most in need of upgrades for...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.01.09

  6. Events this Weekend: 7.1-7.4
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 7.1-7.4

    Happy Canada Day! Today marks the national celebration of our neighbors to the north (and the home country of yours truly). Between singing O Canada and prepping the grill for Sunday's Fourth of...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.01.10

  7. Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
    Post

    Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture

    Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated. Rubber Ducky has never been a picture of refinement. It's not too late to transform your opinion,...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.18.09

  8. Cafe Trays by David Rasmussen Design
    Product

    Cafe Trays by David Rasmussen Design

    Colorado-based designer David Rasmussen recently released a line of wooden cafe trays that is the perfect blend of modern-meets-craft. What started out as a small commission for a local restaurant...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.09.12

  9. 5 Modern Mountain Homes
    House Tours

    5 Modern Mountain Homes

    Homes at high altitudes enjoy solitude and panoramic views, but they also have to be resilient against inclement weather and difficult foundations.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.23.13

  10. Site of the Day: Lightly
    Product

    Site of the Day: Lightly

    Australian home wares studio Lightly creates sweet and simple products.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.06.13

  11. Design Activism: Public Domain
    --The Future of

    Design Activism: Public Domain

    Though it’s quite popular to proclaim that design can change the world, even the best-laid plans aren’t enough to make a difference on their own. We spoke with three leading design...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.10.09

  12. 8 Great Modern Garages
    Rooms We Love

    8 Great Modern Garages

    As the following spaces show, a garage can be much more than a place to hide your stuff. Celebrate the unsung space with 8 we love from our pages.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.11.13

  13. Material Focus: Copper Furniture and Lighting
    Product Reviews

    Material Focus: Copper Furniture and Lighting

    See you later, burnished brass; bright and shiny copper is the new kid in town.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.06.13

  14. A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012
    Dwell on Design

    A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012

    DIY workshops aplenty and modern, hand-crafted goods such as lighting, hardware, and garden accessories are planned for Remodelista's third year at Dwell on Design. We speak with Editor-at...

    written by: Sara Ost
    06.15.12

  15. For All Mankind
    Design 101

    For All Mankind

    The future of universal design is what’s in store for us collectively. Here’s the heads-up.

    02.09.10

  16. 'Design Is One' at the Architecture and Design Film Festival
    Event Spotlight

    'Design Is One' at the Architecture and Design Film Festival

    The Architecture and Design Film Festival kicked off in New York at the Tribeca Cinemas with the world premiere of Design Is One, a film about the legendary design duo of Massimo and Lella Vignelli...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    10.29.12

  17. 7 Travel Essentials
    Product Reviews

    7 Travel Essentials

    As this week takes many Dwell staff members to Milan for the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we know that wherever they are headed, travelers have certain universal needs. These seven...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.07.14

  18. 10 Gifts for Graduates
    Gift Guides

    10 Gifts for Graduates

    This spring, make sure all of the graduates in your life graduate to great design. The Dwell Store has compiled an assortment of gifts including refined glassware, distinctive home accents, and...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    05.07.14

  19. Green Edition of Links We Love
    Green

    Green Edition of Links We Love

    Earth Day spurred amazing sustainable architecture and design posts across the web, from an interview with Shigeru Ban to the best recycling bins.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.24.14

  20. Touring Sydney, Part 2
    Travel Reports

    Touring Sydney, Part 2

    We featured bridges, beautiful low-income housing experiments, and beachside pools in our Touring Sydney, Part 1, slideshow and it would be remiss of us not to include the Australian city's most...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.04.11

  21. Graphic Designers We Love
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    Graphic Designers We Love

    At Dwell, we love graphic design, and could geek out for hours on fonts, typesetting, and white space! Have a spin through the best modern graphic design we've had in our pages from profiles to the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.18.13

  22. Ed Mazria
    Interviews

    Ed Mazria

    "This isn’t a question of cost: It’s a question of design. Design is how you solve the climate-change problem."  

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    11.24.09

  23. European Vacation: 5 Capitals of Design
    Travel Reports

    European Vacation: 5 Capitals of Design

    Headed back to good old Europe this summer for some design-driven travel? Our city guides offer an insider's view of what you should not miss as your travels take you from Paris to Helsinki and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.01.13

  24. Design Icon: 8 Buildings by Hans Hollein
    Design 101

    Design Icon: 8 Buildings by Hans Hollein

    The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.24.14

  25. Skypephone
    How To

    Skypephone

    Last year saw the European launch of the world’s first mobile phone with integrated Skype, the Voice over IP software traditionally used via computer. This year, the phone arrives in the United...

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    01.25.09

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