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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Design 101

An Introduction to Lighting

One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be light.” And for most of human history, whether we…

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Design 101

Moving Violations

Can you spot the 11 infractions in this modern house?

Stairs built into the concrete walls connect all three levels of the one-man sauna.
A Great Idea

Inside This Modern Tower Is an Idyllic One-Man Sauna

Münster-based firm Modulorbeat recently built a one-man sauna on an abandoned steel factory site as part of a year-long festival exploring the economic uncertainty of the region surrounding Bochum,…

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Design 101

Modern Love

Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in Hoboken.

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In The Modern World

Mara Skujeniece

Amsterdam-based Mara Skujeniece is a product designer whose work often narrates an underlying story: Porcelain candleholders have felt coasters that mimic the containers’ shadows; ceramic vases for a…

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Marcel Wanders

“It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design. “Philosophy is not one truth, but thousands of truths.

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Dwell on Design

What to See on Day Three of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Join us at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday for the final day of Dwell on Design 2015. Be sure to check out these programming highlights, and get your tickets here!

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Dwell on Design

Designtex, the Fabric Manufacturer with a Pulse

In advance of her appearance at Dwell on Design NY, the story behind Designtex and Susan Lyons, the leader who's matched the textile company with creative partners from Charley Harper to 3M.


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Ice House Detroit

American cities are not short on abandoned houses, but for great swathes of residential vacancy, Detroit takes the cake.


IdeaPaint at Dwell on Design 2009

IdeaPaint Co founder Jeff Avallon
presents their product which can turn any surface into a platform for