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

Solar Flair

Interested in running more than just your home on the sun’s rays? Here’s a handy introduction to some of the most innovative solar goods available.

Black and Blum Q and A

Q&A with Black+Blum Founder

For more than a decade, London-based design company Black+Blum has been cranking out beautiful, sometimes quirky or humorous, and always functional products for the home.

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Massimo Iosa Ghini: The Speed of Design

Designer Massimo Iosa Ghini takes a moment to reflect on the hazards of speed and the merits of Europe’s standard of living.

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An Architecture Prof Weighs in on Haiti

There are thousands of architects and designers in the Dwell audience and beyond who are contemplating how they can help with the massive rebuilding effort that will soon get underway in…

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Design 101

40 Years in the Making: Mural by Milton Glaser

For the first time since 1975, designer Milton Glaser's graphic, Pop-colored mural encircling the base of the Minton-Capehart Federal Building in Indianapolis has been restored.

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Tree's Company

Greening Los Angeles has long been Andy Lipkis’s dream. Greening his nonprofit’s Hollywood Hills campus is now a reality.

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A Great Idea

Dwell Holiday Giveaway 2010

Are you checking the Dwell Holiday Giveaway daily? There are 13 days left and plenty more prizes coming down the pike. Keep entering for a chance to win the giveaway of the day.

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A Great Idea

A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa

It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.


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Hollywood Renovation: Week 9

This week the plan was to transform the back garden into a lush California native garden inspired in part by Maui, where we just returned from vacation.


Dwell and Nate Berkus Tackle Small Space

Dwell Executive Editor Amanda Dameron appeared on The Nate Berkus Show, November 3rd, to share modern desi