When it comes to great product design, the material is often the message. Matuse’s wetsuits prove why.
Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines to maglev rail lines. Mid-century urban idealism may not be dead...
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of titanium to the chance to conquer Superman with kryptonite.
Product design that takes cues from nature, known as biomimicry, has produced a num-
ber of ingenious and popular products we use every day.
A modernist facade can't keep some developments from suffering from that very American malady: sprawl.
We live in a manufactured world. But is it some kind of utopia, full of iPods, Swiffers, and pre-cut fruit? Or is it a proverbial hell on earth, physically destroying half the planet while eating...
There is a pivotal point at which an idea becomes a conversation, a conversation turns into a conspiracy, and a conspiracy foments a movement.
Beyond a shining white foyer and a canteen infused with fragrant lunchtime aromas, Marimekko’s Helsinki headquarters hides a textile factory in its belly.
With less stuff, you’ll need fewer square feet to jam it into. But how small is too small?
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...
The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...
Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in Hoboken.
Love superclean design but fear the building inspector? Here's our guide to skirting those modernist missteps.
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.
Can you spot the 11 infractions in this modern house?
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...
When someone gets fired from a French kitchen, the chef de cuisine says simply, “Take your knives.” To a chef, the knife is like an extra appendage, and its dismissal cuts deeper than...
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.
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful, fantastic