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The floating 3.5 inch diameter OM/One speaker.
Product Reviews

Wireless Speaker That Levitates

In a marketplace crowded with wireless speakers, the Om/One has a design edge that makes it stand out.




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Heretic Architects Onstage at Dwell on Design

This summer, two bastions of Los Angeles architecture, The Getty Center and SCI-Arc, have joined together for an initiative celebrating the architects of Southern California.

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A Great Idea

A Modern Mezcal Bar Honors a 140-Year-Old Family Tradition

In Oaxaca, Mexico, designer Ezequiel Farca re-envisioned a worn-down house as the Expendio Tradición mezcal bar.

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A Great Idea

Hail Cedar: 7 Houses that Make Use of Cedar Wood

One of the most ubiquitous materials in projects featured in our pages is cedar—a tree species that's found all around the globe. Spy seven projects that deftly use wood in the following slideshow.

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Dwell on Design

Preview the Key Design Topics of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Our flagship event celebrates ten years with a focus on universal design, resiliency, energy, and technology.

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A Great Idea

They Were All Yellow: Modern Home Accessories

Whether it’s butter, canary, neon, or lemon, inject some color into your home with these yellow furnishings.

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Sandy Chilewich

In our July/August 2012 issue, we profiled a cross-section of women working in the design field from architects to curatorial theorists and a handful of professions between.

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Design 101

101 Home Cooking

How did such a simple act become so complex? Dwell analyzes how to cut, cook, and enjoy your food - and the plate it;s served on.

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Design 101

Never Dull

When someone gets fired from a French kitchen, the chef de cuisine says simply, “Take your knives.” To a chef, the knife is like an extra appendage, and its dismissal cuts deeper than the…


Cycle China Week 4

Cycle China: Week 4

In this special five-part series, we're riding along with SWA Group landscape designer Amirah Shahid as she cycles nearly 800 miles from Beijing to Shanghai (find the previous posts here).


Modernism, Reimagined: Design as a Journey

Dwell and The Lincoln Motor Company team up to bring you an exclusive view of modernism, reimagined through ten different influential designe