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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Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio

Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific career.

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Future Building

Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab structures harmonize, as much as possible, with…

VIP helicopter interior cabin with white leather seats
A Great Idea

The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior

Italian and Singaporean design team Lanzavecchia + Wai dreamed up a luxury ride for helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland.

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Dwell on Design

2011 Dwell on Design Awards

Among the many wares that were exhibited on the Dwell on Design show floor, 11 stood out for excellence in their respective categories. Read on for the winners of the 2011 Dwell on Design Awards.

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In The Modern World

Blogger Focus: Design Inspiration

We asked some of our favorite online design writers which sites inspire their blogs and influence their design sense.

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A Great Idea

Glass Sculptures Use Magazines as Art

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin places the pages of Dwell at the core of his transparent works.

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Design 101

Let’s Get Small

Hammers and nails are out, friends, and as the (patent) pending nanotech revolution shows, manufacturing is on the eve of the atom.

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A Great Idea

And the World Views Winners Are...

In our World Views photography competition, we teamed up with Blurb and challenged Dwellers everywhere to take a shot and share their view of the modern world.



Matt Locke at Dwell on Design 2009

Designer Matt Lock presents his creations, made from found materials at his warehouse, at his booth on the floor of Dwell on Design in Los Angeles.