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  1. Designed for Play
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    Designed for Play

    Some of my earliest memories are of playgrounds: launching myself into a pit of plastic balls outside a fast-food restaurant in New York and whizzing down (and scratching my arm) on the horrifying...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.21.10

  2. "Made by Hand" Video Series
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    "Made by Hand" Video Series

    Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos. I've always been fascinated to learn how things are made, and how independently owned companies come to be, and in the past couple...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.24.11

  3. Time-Lapse Prefab
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    Time-Lapse Prefab

    I interviewed Peter Anderson of Anderson Anderson Architecture for our "American Prefab: A Shopper's Guide" story in the December/January issue, and found the firm's backstory and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.22.11

  4. Dwell's Cameo on The Office
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    Dwell's Cameo on The Office

    For those who missed it, Dwell's December/January prefab-themed issue had a short but sweet cameo on the television show The Office last night. Our great cover image of the Burton Residence in...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    02.17.12

  5. Cerno's Making-Of Videos
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    Cerno's Making-Of Videos

    Cerno, a young Laguna Beach, California-based company that creates LED lighting and, more recently, furniture, has taken a very 21st-century approach to branding and marketing, hiring a producer to...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    03.16.12

  6. Fritz Hansen Stomps on Knockoffs
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    Fritz Hansen Stomps on Knockoffs

    I've been thinking and learning a lot about furniture knockoffs recently—stay tuned to read the results in an upcoming issue—so this video from Fritz Hansen came at an opportune moment....

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.07.12

  7. Tomorrow's Design Stars: Part 1
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    Tomorrow's Design Stars: Part 1

    If you liked what you saw in our Young Designers roundup in our May 2012 issue—where we spotlighted 28 up-and-coming design talents from around the globe—then don't miss this extended...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.01.12

  8. Tomorrow's Design Stars: Part 2
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    Tomorrow's Design Stars: Part 2

    Continuing our in-depth look at some of our favorite emerging designers around the world—read more about them in our May 2012 roundup here!—here are some additional products that...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.10.12

  9. Dokter and Misses
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    Dokter and Misses

    “I love Johannesburg-based Dokter and Misses’ ceramic and cork canisters and clever light-and-shelf combo.”

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.24.12

  10. Jane Jacobs Video
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    Jane Jacobs Video

    I was so pleased to come across this video recently on the website Grist—a nearly ten-minute film about creating healthy neighborhoods, narrated by the late, great urban writer and activist...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.30.12

  11. Sneak Peek: 'A World Apart'
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    Sneak Peek: 'A World Apart'

    Our July/August 2012 issue, on newsstands now, turns the spotlight on designers' own homes across the globe. One of my favorite projects in the issue is Paula Leen and Kees Middendorp's home in the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.28.12

  12. Nani Marquina's 25th Anniversary
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    Nani Marquina's 25th Anniversary

    Spanish rug and textile designer Nani Marquina, whose idyllic Ibiza weekend house we featured in Dwell's July/August 2012 "Designers at Home" issue, recently marked her company's 25th...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.31.12

  13. How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps
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    How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps

    We captured the highlights of a recent party at Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery's Los Angeles house for our September 2012 story "American Pastoral." As evidenced in the magazine and our...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Catherine Ledner
    08.13.12

  14. At Home in L.A.
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    At Home in L.A.

    Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates project, in which he helps homeowners replace their front lawns with...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.01.13

  15. A New View on Rio
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    A New View on Rio

    This tilt-shift video reveals revelers at Rio's Carnaval in a whole new light.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.18.13

  16. Destination of the Week: Atlanta
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    Destination of the Week: Atlanta

    Atlanta is known for many things but modern architecture has surely never been one of them. But if you know where to look, you can find the city's modern side. Ahead of Dwell's April 24 ...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.22.13

  17. A Magnetic Coffee Table
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    A Magnetic Coffee Table

    In Brussels last spring, we had the opportunity to visit Studio With a View, a collective workshop shared by an architect, two photographers, and five designers. Afterwards, we posted about some...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.30.13

  18. 12 Seconds with Konstantin Grcic
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    12 Seconds with Konstantin Grcic

    Yesterday we at Dwell had the honor of welcoming designer Konstantin Grcic and Josef Kaiser, president of Vitra, to our offices. We'll be posting our interview with the duo on Dwell.com soon, but...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.07.13

  19. New Products From Aldo Bakker
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    New Products From Aldo Bakker

    Familiar objects take surprising new forms in the hands of experimental Dutch designer (and self-proclaimed "control freak") Aldo Bakker, who we previously profiled in our May 2012 issue. The son...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.05.13

  20. American Made Design: Galbraith & Paul
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    American Made Design: Galbraith & Paul

    A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three produce forward-thinking products and furniture made using time-tested...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Nathaniel Wood
    06.25.13

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