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  1. Manufacturing in America
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    Manufacturing in America

    Manufacturing in the United States is thriving and in our July/August issue we highlighted the American designers and makers producing modern wares. Here, we've gathered a few stories for a closer...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.26.13

  2. Your Design City
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    Your Design City

    The 20 finalists in the Your Design City photography competition on flickr have been announced. The goal is to highlight "contemporary design" in world cities, and to show how good design...

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.02.09

  3. Andreas Engesvik
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    Andreas Engesvik

    Andreas Engesvik, cofounder of NORWAY SAYS, established a solo studio in Oslo in 2009, creating offbeat updates of ordinary pieces. WE LOVE: The Shelf lamp, meant to nestle amid books like a...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.24.12

  4. A Laptop Even A Panda Could Love
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    A Laptop Even A Panda Could Love

    Discarded computers arrive by the thousands every day from the US and Western Europe to West African ports, after which they're discarded in toxic dumps. Children burn them and pull out the metals...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.23.08

  5. Photo Series: Behind the Edge by Luigi Bonaventura
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    Photo Series: Behind the Edge by Luigi Bonaventura

    Italian-born, New York City–based photographer Luigi Bonaventura has impressed us with his repetitious and vibrant hotel facades shot in Jesolo Beach, Venice. His intention in the series Behind the...

    written by: Julia Sabot
    05.10.13

  6. Tumblr of the Week: Wandrlustr
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    Tumblr of the Week: Wandrlustr

    Superstudio collages, counterculture architecture at its finest, 1970s Hollywood sirens, Googie signage, and photographs from the likes of Wim Wenders and Lee Friedlander. There's nothing not to...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.01.13

  7. Robin Wilson Green Cabinets
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    Robin Wilson Green Cabinets

    At this point it's hard to take the term "eco-friendly" at face value. Greenwashing has, unfortunately, become a marketing gimmick as strong as some companies' sincere goal to be...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    04.12.09

  8. Design Museum London's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
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    Design Museum London's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

    Situated on the Thames, moments from the 1894 Tower Bridge and the 2002 City Hall, the Design Museum's location invites reflection on London's design and architectural history. Once inside, the...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    04.30.13

  9. World's Tallest Lego Tower
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    World's Tallest Lego Tower

    Remember those lazy days making Lego houses and hospitals, clicking everything into place and feeling that you'd really built something?  Well imagine being one of the kids that helped build...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.09.08

  10. Iceland's New Spark
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    Iceland's New Spark

    Iceland’s fondness for innovation and design is no secret. What is surprising, however, is that the capital city lacked a proper gallery showcasing product design until recently. Sigrí...

    written by: Jenna Gottlieb
    photos by: Bjorn Ludviksson
    09.19.12

  11. Hella Jongerius Crafts Camper
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    Hella Jongerius Crafts Camper

    Of the many brilliant designers featured in Gary Hustwit's product design documentary, Objectified (which Dwell was privileged to preview last week), I was particularly excited to get some behind...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.30.09

  12. 6 Plastic Furniture and Accessory Designs
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    6 Plastic Furniture and Accessory Designs

    From an innovative toaster to a bright scratch resistant chair, check out these six designs that feature the numeours capabilities of the moldable, bendable, and wondrous material: plastic. And be...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    05.01.13

  13. Brass Brass Baby
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    Brass Brass Baby

    We recently featured a spectacular kitchen renovation in Brooklyn where the shining star is most certainly in the brass details. The popularity of this look only reaffirms: Brass is where it's at....

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.27.13

  14. Friday Finds 05.18.12
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    Friday Finds 05.18.12

    Wrap up the week with our roundup of architecture, art, and design finds.

    written by: Sara Ost
    05.18.12

  15. Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba
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    Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba

    Thomas Heatherwick stole the show at the first day of the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday when he unveiled his plans to recast a century-old silo on the city’s...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.14

  16. Trend Report: Bent Wood
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    Trend Report: Bent Wood

    From a pet bed to a bike rack, bent wood crops up in unexpected places.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.30.13

  17. Q&A with Paper Engineer Matt Shlian
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    Q&A with Paper Engineer Matt Shlian

    Apophenia: the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data. Such is the title of Ann Arbor, Michigan based paper artist and engineer Matt Shlian's...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.10.13

  18. More Modern Mother’s Day Gifts
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    More Modern Mother’s Day Gifts

    For those who overlooked our last round up of Mother’s Day ideas, we have five more gifts for the modern mom.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.30.13

  19. Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC
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    Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC

    In light of the government shutdown there has been a lot of negativity swirling around Washington DC. While the shutdown and threat of a crippled economy are very serious topics, Washington DC...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.15.13

  20. Novak Djokovic: Behind the Logo
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    Novak Djokovic: Behind the Logo

    Last year we took a look at tennis great Roger Federer's personal logo (bit of a snooze, frankly), so with the unveiling of top-ranked Novak Djokovic's new logo, I thought we'd check back in. And...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.17.12

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