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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Outdoor Gear Built for the Urban Dweller

Founded in 2008 by Jedd Rose and Mark Hansen, Topo Designs is an outdoor lifestyle brand.

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A Great Idea

7 Facades Full of Color

No shrinking violets, these polychromatic facades are awash with bright hues.

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Design 101

Art Brut: Revisiting Brutalist Architecture

Derived from a descriptive term used by Le Corbusier, béton brut (raw concrete), Brutalist architecture is an offshoot of modernism that trades the spatial poetry of steel and glass for grounded,…

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A Great Idea

Transportation of the Future—Or Past? One Artist Captures Retro-Inspired "Flying" Cars

French artist Renaud Marion has created a mind-bending collection that depicts futuristic "flying" cars, based off of classic, 20th-century models.

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Dwell on Design

Featured Speaker: Chad Oppenheim

Architects often toil away in obscurity for decades before earning the accolades they merit.

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A Great Idea

5 Striking Black Kitchens Around the World

White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity.

How To

Dyson Airblade: Concept

In 2004, Dyson was exploring new ways to use its patented Dyson digital motor (DDM), which contains a virtually frictionless setup and was developed to make small vacuum cleaners for the Japanese…

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How To


On Murano, an island near Venice, Italy, glass artisans go to work before dawn. Inside one workshop, the kilns have been howling all night, preparing colored glass for the day’s work.



Design Icon: Michael Graves

Dwell visits renowned architect and designer Michael Graves at his home in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss his thoughts on his career, his practi