Whether you’re selling a hillside Neutra or a modest carpeted condo, home staging has become the norm in today’s uber-competitive real estate market.
The conventional version of the
open-plan office is now regarded as a failure.
The distinction between professional
and personal life has blurred.
The future of the office is about
providing a balanced response to
the environment and the person
in the office—–or at home, in the park,
on a plane, or wherever the “office” happens to be.
Now that work can be done anywhere, what qualifies as an office?
In Shibaura, this former bowling alley is now the shared offices of international advertising agency TBWA and Japanese agency Hakuhodo.
In the San Francisco offices of Yves Béhar’s industrial design and branding firm, the work environment
suits the work.
Architect Justin Korhammer kept the hallway of this Manhattan bachelor pad free and clear with a kitchen that folds away with the precision of a Swiss Army Knife.
While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply ahead of their time.
The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.
Inside vast concrete buildings all over the world, gizmos and gears (assisted by human hands, of course) assemble everything from enormous plasma TVs to endless rolls of colorful fabric to high-end...
Moroso, the Italian furniture company known for discovering remarkable designers such as Ron Arad and Patricia Urquiola, assembles between 100 and 150 pieces per day in a factory outside Udine.
Beyond a shining white foyer and a canteen infused with fragrant lunchtime aromas, Marimekko’s Helsinki headquarters hides a textile factory in its belly.
Ever wanted to be a designer? One of the biggest parts of the job is working with your manufacturer to turn a concept into a real product. Dwell asked several designers to share their favorite...
Get your information from curators, professors of contemporary art, critics, and other collectors through your local arts organizations, newspapers, and art schools.
Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)
Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.
The fact that your car is tinted a subtle silver or that
your running shoes have vibrant orange stripes flaring up their sides is hardly a design afterthought.
There are endless choices to be made in the world of color, as anyone who has tried to paint a room plain white knows. Even more variation is introduced when materials, use, and application are all...
Envious of the energy savings accrued by neighbors with solar panels on their roofs, but unsure how to go about putting up your own panels? Jennifer Roberts writes about the how, where, and why of...