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  1. DESIGNINGreen at DOD
    Dwell on Design

    DESIGNINGreen at DOD

    Plenty of our attendees came to Dwell on Design looking to learn more about how to green their homes. And one panel in particular hit the sweet spot of green design and the latest in sustainable...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.30.11

  2. Designing Women
    In The Modern World

    Designing Women

    Blazing a trail through the canon of design, these 25 artisans worked to make some of the modern era’s most recognizable furniture, lighting, and objects. From the sculptural pottery of Eva...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.02.09

  3. Designing with Plywood in the Modern Home
    A Great Idea

    Designing with Plywood in the Modern Home

    Without compromising design-forward thinking these seven beautiful residences made use of the economical material to carve out a place to call home. For more inspiration be sure to check out 8 Ways...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.10.14

  4. Designing with Noguchi
    Rewind

    Designing with Noguchi

    The sculptural forms of Isamu Noguchi's tables and lamps can transform any room into a work of art.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.13.14

  5. Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home
    How To

    Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home

    Ipe, commonly known as Brazilian walnut, is a South American hardwood that is three times harder than cedar, has the same fire rating as concrete and steel, and is resistant to humidity and mildew....

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.16.13

  6. Designing with George Nelson Pieces
    In The Modern World

    Designing with George Nelson Pieces

    From the Marshmallow sofa to those glowing Bubble lamps, George Nelson’s designs are a must in many a modern interior. Here are 6 that stand out from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.04.13

  7. Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
    How To

    Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

    Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.30.14

  8. Designing the Ruche Sofa
    Renovation

    Designing the Ruche Sofa

    When I was in France earlier this year to report our latest Process story, which appears in our February 2011 issue and online here, I had the opportunity to not only tour Ligne Roset's...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    01.03.12

  9. Designing the Modern World Award
    Dwell on Design

    Designing the Modern World Award

    Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards. Designing the face of the award was a feat in and of itself. We chatted with Creative...

    written by: Carren Jao
    photos by: Carren Jao
    06.25.11

  10. Designing Retail: Nike Stadium
    House Tours

    Designing Retail: Nike Stadium

    In an effort to reinvent retail space and foster a community connection, athletic brand Nike started unveiling Nike Stadium locations in 2010. The locations in New York, Berlin, London, Milan,...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    06.29.12

  11. Designing Retail Spaces at City Modern
    Event Spotlight

    Designing Retail Spaces at City Modern

    In the final City Modern panel, a talented group of architects and designers met at the Flexform showroom in Manhattan to discuss retail design. The panelists spoke on their efforts to translate...

    written by: Emily Nonko
    10.08.12

  12. Designing Norwegian in Sri Lanka
    Travel Reports

    Designing Norwegian in Sri Lanka

    A Norwegian architecture firm tackles an exotic design commission: a new foreign ministry office in Sri Lanka.

    written by: Ali B. Zagat
    10.16.14

  13. Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
    A Great Idea

    Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional

    For a youthful perspective on design's playful potential, look no farther than this slideshow. These five rooms put the fun back in functional.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.13

  14. Designing Detroit
    Post

    Designing Detroit

    If the Great Recession has an unofficial mascot, it's Detroit. Even though the once-mighty Motown has been in a slow-motion death-spin since the days of the K-car, the city's abandoned factories...

    written by: David A. Greene
    03.18.09

  15. Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side
    Post

    Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side

    Data defines the way we build and the way we design our cities and structures—at least if we want to build smart, says Roger Wood, founder of San Francisco-based Art+Data Institute. Wood, in...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    01.07.13

  16. Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
    House Tours

    Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s

    For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.

    07.25.14

  17. Post

    Designers in Dialogue

    Derek Chen likens his job as founder of Council Design to that of a matchmaker. Rather than employing full-time designers, Chen hires designers who have ideas that fit his company’s brief,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.29.09

  18. Designers and Book Fair 2012
    Event Spotlight

    Designers and Book Fair 2012

    The first-ever Designers and Book Fair was held last weekend at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. The two-day fair featured 35 publishers and around 1,500 books ranging in...

    written by: Emily Nonko
    11.02.12

  19. Designer's Block
    Design 101

    Designer's Block

    While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply ahead of their time.

    written by: Sam Grawe
    01.30.09

  20. Designer We Love: Konstantin Grcic
    Profiles

    Designer We Love: Konstantin Grcic

    German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic is one of our favorites, a designer who marries data-driven research with an uncanny knack for form and function. Check out our greatest hits of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.12.13

  21. Designer We Love: Hella Jongerius
    Post

    Designer We Love: Hella Jongerius

    Dutch furniture designer Hella Jongerius is one of the bold-faced names of the design world, and we couldn't love her more. Take a quick click through our favorites from the Jongerius's canon and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.08.13

  22. Designer Spotlight: Vera & Kyte
    Profiles

    Designer Spotlight: Vera & Kyte

    Two young Norwegian designers combine Scandinavian tradition with postmodern playfulness.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.12.14

  23. Designer Spotlight: The Bouroullec Brothers
    Profiles

    Designer Spotlight: The Bouroullec Brothers

    We share our favorite designs from Paris-based Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.24.13

  24. Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective
    Profiles

    Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective

    Recent Parsons School of Design graduates Shaun Kasperbauer, Isaac Friedman-Heiman, and Luft Tanaka (from left) are the founding members of the design collective Souda (a Japanese word pronounced ...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    photos by: Adam Krause
    02.19.14

  25. Designer Spotlight: Sebastian Herkner
    Interviews

    Designer Spotlight: Sebastian Herkner

    German designer Sebastian Herkner has collaborated with many of the top international furniture brands including Moroso, Classicon, and Pulpo—a remarkable feat considering his small studio consists...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.06.13

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