Design Ideas

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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Design 101

The New Urbanism Movement

Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of the New Urbanism” (1993)

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Design 101

Making the Future

We live in a manufactured world. But is it some kind of utopia, full of iPods, Swiffers, and pre-cut fruit?

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On Your Mark, Get Sett

Austin-based modern prefab designer Kimber Reed wants you to space out.

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Aaron Probyn

Enterprising British designer Aaron Probyn crafts minimalist kitchenware for mega-retailers like West Elm and Habitat.

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Three Questions for Christiane Högner

One of my favorite feature stories of all time is in the February 2011 issue of Dwell.

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Dwell on Design

Dwell Design Week Celebrates New York

Ahead of Dwell on Design New York, Dwell visits top showrooms and design destinations in the city for conversations on our built environment.

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Chroma at the San Francisco Ballet

Last week I caught the stunning dance Chroma at the San Francisco Ballet.

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The Future of Housing

Is biologically based architecture the next big thing? Architect Mitchell Joachim thinks so. He proffers radical ways to rethink the science of structures.


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5 Modern Ways to Bathe Outdoors

Dwell loves a good outdoor shower or al fresco tub. Here, five of our favorite ways to bathe outdoors, from Wisconsin to Japan.


Dwell Color Palette: Palette Three

Using Le Corbusier's 1931 classic, Polychromie Architecturale, as her inspiration, Dwell founder Lara Deam presents her third custom-created