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  1. The Full Spectrum: Herman Miller

    The Full Spectrum: Herman Miller

    In the final installment of our video series on color theory, senior editor Aaron Britt heads to Zeeland, Michigan, to tour Herman Miller's headquarters and get the skinny on color and material...

    09.13.10

  2. As You Light It: Leni Schwendinger

    As You Light It: Leni Schwendinger

    In our second installment of our series on lighting design we venture to Manhattan to see "lighting urbanist" Leni Schwendinger. From the terminals of Port Authority to the brights lights of Time...

    12.03.10

  3. Universal Design: Public Restrooms

    Universal Design: Public Restrooms

    In the first video of a two-part series, New York–based firm Smart Design examines the intersection between Universal Design principles and the limitations of public bathrooms.

    01.27.10

  4. As You Light It: Roll & Hill

    As You Light It: Roll & Hill

    For our third and last installment of our series on lighting design, we trek to Brooklyn for a round table discussion about the power of illumination with the creative minds behind Roll & Hill.

    12.31.10

  5. Coming Home

    Coming Home

    Famed photographer Bruce Weber branches out into the world of video with this fun-filled romp for Dedon's new outdoor collection.

    03.24.10

  6. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    For the last of four custom color palettes inspired by Corbusier's 1930s book, Polychromie Architecturale, Dwell founder Lara Deam selected Ralph Lauren's Bicycle Yellow as a vibrant counterpoin...

    01.05.10

  7. Universal Design: Public Bathrooms

    Universal Design: Public Bathrooms

    For the second offering of our two-part series on Universal Design, the folks from Smart head over to some public restrooms in New York, illustrating how principles outlined in the first video...

    03.11.10

  8. Dwell on Design 2010

    Dwell on Design 2010

    We present the sights and scene captured from the show floor of this year's Dwell on Design conference, checking in with a few of our exhibitors and partners, at the West Coast's largest design...

    08.10.10

  9. As You Light It: Jet Lag

    As You Light It: Jet Lag

    For the first installment of our new series investigating lighting design, we go behind the scenes of the Obie-award-winning play Jet Lag. The show, originally conceived by architects Elizabeth...

    10.26.10

  10. The Best of Northern Light Fair 2010

    The Best of Northern Light Fair 2010

    The Northern Light Fair is held every year in conjunction with the Stockholm Furniture Fair. This year approximately 100 exhibitors demonstrating the latest in home lighting, LEDs, halogen lamps,...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.24.10

  11. Affordable Pop Art

    Affordable Pop Art

    One thing I am always asked about is where to find original art. Some of the earliest memories I have involve lining my bedroom walls with band posters, and I still carry that impulse with me when...

    03.03.10

  12. Turkey Day Tableware

    Turkey Day Tableware

    It's just about turkey time so in the spirit of the holiday, we've put together some of our favorite tableware and serving plates to ease the kitchen-to-dining room heavy lifting.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.22.10

  13. Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Twee Womb chairs and tiny Tulip tables are not a recent fad invented by design blogs and enterprising modern furniture manufacturers—kid-size replicas of iconic pieces have always been de...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.22.10

  14. Small Time: Pieces That Do Double Duty

    Small Time: Pieces That Do Double Duty

    What’s the best way to deal with limited space? Find furniture that does double duty—–whether it’s a rolling cart that becomes a prep station and then a makeshift dining...

    04.06.10

  15. 12 Sofas

    12 Sofas

    We've combed through our archives to revisit an easy dozen of our favorite pieces, running the gamut from prim and proper to supple and slouchy.

    03.30.10

  16. 10 Benches

    10 Benches

    April showers have brought May flowers and now is the ideal time to retreat to the outdoors and idle away spring's sunny afternoons. We've rounded up ten of our favorite benches that form the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.03.10

  17. 9 Dish Drainers

    9 Dish Drainers

    Dishes don't dry on their own and when you don't have a kitchen full of helpful towel-equipped guests at the ready, you're going to need a drying rack on which to place your freshly washed plates....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.10.10

  18. coolcapitals Cool Case Finalists
    A Great Idea

    coolcapitals Cool Case Finalists

    coolcapitals.com and Dwell teamed up for the second year in a row to bring you a "cool" design competition! We asked for smart-phone cover designs that represent and fuse the unique...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    08.24.10

  19. Green Cottage Getaway in Maine
    Green

    Green Cottage Getaway in Maine

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    11.22.10

  20. Nathan Vincent
    Interviews

    Nathan Vincent

    When I first stumbled upon designer Nathan Vincent's work, I immediately knew I'd found something unique. Using crochet as a method to make traditionally masculine objects, Vincent challenges...

    04.07.10

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