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modern urban commute cycling products

Bike Brigade

We’ve long known about the environmental and health benefits of biking, but the demands of savvy urban cyclists aren’t the same as those of weekend warriors. Designers are wising up and creating bikes and accessories that suit the modern lifestyle. We take a spin through high-design racks, accessories, performance apparel, and everything in between.
April 2, 2012
modern urban commute cycling products

Bike Brigade: Sport

April 2, 2012
modern urban commute cycling products

Bike Brigade: Roadster

April 2, 2012
mid-century designer Joe Colombo Kartell chair reissue

Back to the Future

The legacy of mid-century designer Joe Colombo is underscored with a reissue of his plywood 4801 chair, now appearing for the first time in plastic from Italian furniture company Kartell.
March 28, 2012
e green home facade

Modern Green Concept House in South Korea

The E+ Green Home, a concept house located an hour outside Seoul, not only points the way to a greener South Korea, it may well be the most sustainable house in the country.
March 25, 2012
Caesarstone Challenge

The Caesarstone Challenge Winners, Unveiled

At Dwell we know that no space is complete without the right materials. But in today's modern world of myriad options, designing for your space involves some tough deliberation. So we teamed up with Caesarstone and invited you to share the ways you've used their surfaces in your spaces. Judges pored over the 320+ entries and selected the best from each of the four categories: Small Space, Kitchen and Bath, Commercial and Hospitality, and Unique Application. Out of a total of 323 entries received, 29 were selected as finalists and the final decision was left to popular vote. 7,000+ votes later, the winners of The Caesarstone Challenge are...
March 22, 2012
modern courtyard house with custom rain screen

Modern Courtyard House with Custom Rain Screen

This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain screen.
March 18, 2012
Energy Solar Decathlon show home solar panels

About Face

Solar panels have a reputation as being unsightly, but this U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon show home sheds the stereotype that photovoltaic arrays are eyesores.
March 17, 2012
The Fort House by Darren Ray

And the Playhaus Winner Is...

We joined James Hardie in the sandbox and tasked Dwellers to wow us with renderings of fantastical funhouses for the mini design enthusiasts in the making. Whether inspired by Bauhaus or Versailles, the challenge was to go wild and channel your inner child. With 366 total entries received, the competition was stiff. Judges selected the five finalists, but we left it to you, our audience of readers, to select the winner in live Facebook voting. Without further ado, the winner is...
March 16, 2012