Design Ideas

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

An Introduction to Product Design

Last night I went to a corner liquor store to buy some toothpaste. While the beer and candy aisles of the store were heavily trafficked, the back “household goods” section was not.
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Get to Know: Dieter Rams

German industrial designer Dieter Rams is a legend, and for good reason, thanks to his rational, less-is-more philosophy on design.
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Design 101

Sew Awesome

“Who we are arises directly from what our bodies can do,” writes Richard Sennett in his recent book, The Craftsman.
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The Business Behind Indie Design

There's more to making it as a designer than creating great goods—you also need to find an avenue through which to share your wares.
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Landscape Stewardship at Dwell on Design New York

How do landscape architects view the future of conservation and stewardship, from both a large-scale, civic perspective and a citizen level?
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Design 101

7 City Lofts We Love

We take a journey from San Diego to Brooklyn to Warsaw and beyond to check out the myriad ways to rework a loft space.
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How To

Dwell Home Venice: Part 21

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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Highlights from Dwell on Design 2011

Temperatures were sweltering in L.A.


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Green Inspiration: Dwell on Design Preview

We always have strong green programming at Dwell on Design—from prefabs and solar arrays on the show floor to panel discussions and presentations on three stages—and this year is no exception.