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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Dwell on Design

From the Show Floor: SoCal Ed

Before investing in that solar panel or hot new electric vehicle, one of the most immediate ways we can be more energy efficient is to look within our homes to find ways to consume smarter.
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Art Start

Curatorial manager Jennifer Strate O’Neal calls Creative Growth Art Center the “homestead” of a now-flourishing creative community in Oakland, California.
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Design 101

To Be or Not to Be . . . Licensed

In the United States, it’s illegal to call yourself an architect unless you have been licensed by a state—a process requiring a degree in architecture, years of apprenticeship, and a…
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Et tu, Bertus?

People often introduce Bertus Mulder by talking about his extraordinary pedigree.
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Women to Know in Design Part Three

We continue our collection of women to know in design with Pakistan’s first female architect and other amazing designers. Check out Part One and Part Two here.
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Design 101

Solar Flair

Interested in running more than just your home on the sun’s rays? Here’s a handy introduction to some of the most innovative solar goods available.
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How To

How to Shop for Wallpaper

We asked Jon Sherman, founder and creative director of Brooklyn-based wallpaper company Flavor Paper, to share his tips on finding the right wall covering.
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Fascinating Risom

Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a great contemporary designer.


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M to M with M/M (Paris)

Prolific Parisian design duo M/M (Paris) have released their long-awaited 528-paged monograph, M to M of M/M (Paris), today.