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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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Series

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In The Modern World

Blogging it all Back Home

We are nothing but domestic voyeurs. More home owners are turning to the web to record the juicy ups and downs of tackling a grand remodel. We take a grand tour.

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Dwell on Design

The Living: Using Biology as a Building Block

Brooklyn-based architecture firm The Living, run by David Benjamin, aims to use biology to challenge traditional building methods.

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Interviews

Anna von Schewen

While in Vegas for Surfaces and Las Vegas Market, I had the chance to not only take in the terrific 17 Swedish Designers exhibit but also chat with Anna von Schewen and hear her lecture.

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Design 101

101 Product Design

We’re surrounded by legions of products, most of them unremittingly lousy. What separates the good from the bad from the ugly? Take out your well-designed pencils for Product Design 101.

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A Great Idea

Passivhaus Institut Crosses Million-Square-Meter Threshold

The Passivhaus Institut in Darnstadt, Germany, announced today that a million square meters of interior space—or nearly 10.8 million square feet—have been certified as having met the passive house…

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Dwell on Design

Preview: The New Face of Affluence IDEAS Conference

The New Face of Affluence is Dwell Strategy + Research's half-day program centered around consumer insight, practical knowledge, and marketing strategy.

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Interviews

Dostoyevsky, Meet Mendelsund

I recently picked up a copy of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's wonderful translation of War and Peace.

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Profiles

Rossana Orlandi

During Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, there is one person that everyone watches: Rossana.

Slideshows

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Come Sail Away

On a quest to create a weekend house for herself and her husband, Nancy Church scaled back her design fantasies and discovered creative ways to build on a budget.

Videos

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

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