You can gain perspective on the aesthetics of a certain era by examining the product designs of that time period. What better, then, to examine then the widely-ignored but ever-present chair?
Annually, artists from around the world come to celebrate the creative industries as London awards innovative designers at the London Design Festival. Dwell has covered the event for numerous years...
From Breuer's dorm furniture to a forgotten mid-century airport in Newfoundland, we draw from the Dwell archives of oldie but goodie design content.
Collaborations between academic institutions and design greats have exposed students around the world to masterful lessons in furniture. Get schooled on some of the smartest partnerships from the...
In the 1950s, Canada’s Department of Transport commissioned a modernist makeover for a tiny international air hub in Newfoundland, a design that has proven as timeless as it was trendsetting.
Design Musem Zurich's current show Good Design, Good Business showcases the great graphic design from 1940-1970 of the Swiss chemical company Geigy.
Under the tutelage of a Bauhaus master, Margaret De Patta trailblazed the American studio jewelry movement with wearable art.
Personally wired by Thomas Edison, J. Pierpont Morgan’s home was the first electrified residence in New York. A recent LED retrofit delivers the library into a new age.
A 400-year-old icon of Japanese design inspires generations of modern architects.