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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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Nicolas Henchoz and EPFL + ECAL Lab

Picked as one of our favorite international design schools in the December/January 2010 issue, EPFL + ECAL Lab in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a new program that marries the design know-how of the…
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Home Work

Jabba the Hutt Pillow

You’d be hard pressed to find someone—in this or any other galaxy, no matter how far, far away—who is not a fan of Star Wars, and the insta-classic from 1977 is now a franchise that…
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5 Puerto Rican Designers to Know

These up-and-coming designers draw inspiration from their Caribbean heritage to create bold, colorful, and thoughtful objects for the contemporary home.
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How To

Japanese Book Binding

I quite liked the video my colleague Miyoko Ohtake posted earlier this week on Japanese joinery and thought I'd do my bit to shed a bit of light on Japanese style handcrafts as well.
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Richard Rogers

The architecture of Richard Rogers weds the best of high-tech design with the outer limits of the architect’s imagination, creating soaring, sustainable spaces that enrich everyday urban life.
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A Great Idea

Plan to Repurpose Orange County Government Center, A Brutalist Masterpiece

Paul Rudolph's Brutalist masterpiece, the Orange County Government Center in Goshen, New York, has faced an uncertain future after closing in 2011 due to storm damage.
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A Great Idea

5 Surprising Clothing Storage Solutions

Sure, clothes can go in a standard-issue dresser or closet, but where's the fun in that?
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A Great Idea

'Woodstock Trees' by Sebastian Mariscal

We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the years (see here and here) and have an amazing house he designed in…