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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A Great Idea

7 Sustainable Homes Worth Sharing

We see a lot of “green” architecture in the Dwell office, but these seven homes don’t just borrow the buzzword, they push boundaries and challenge the idea of what sustainability really means in…

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Dwell on Design

Exhibition Snapshot: Ernsdorf Design

Fourth-generation stoneworker Seth Ernsdorf presents his custom concrete creations on the showroom floor of Dwell on Design.

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Design 101

10 Ways to Design with Tom Dixon Lighting

We take a closer look at the renowned British talent’s designs in situ from the pages of Dwell.

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How To

Dwell Home Venice: Part 4

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester.

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Eight Questions for Brad Cloepfil

Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture of Portland, Oregon, has become the go-to man for museum design these days.

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In The Modern World

Claesson Koivisto Rune's Scandinavian Prefab Prototype

Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the studio’s signature polished aesthetic.

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Dwell on Design

The Best Moments of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2014

America’s largest design event celebrates its most successful year yet.

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Design 101

101 Manufacturing

Manufacturing from conception to production and reproduction.


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Art Meets Design in 7 Modern Homes

Modern furniture and architecture looks even richer when paired with a robust art collection. Look to these seven homes for how to create just the right synthesis.


Universal Design: Public Restrooms

In the first video of a two-part series, New York–based firm Smart Design examines the intersection between Universal Design principles and the lim