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George Nelson’s Ball Clock May Not Be His After All

Put together a bunch of great designers, heavy drinking, and some sketch paper, and the next morning you’ll end up with at least one great design. The problem? No one will remember who made it.
March 24, 2015
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This Designer Has Carved a Spoon Every Day For a Year

For almost a year now, Stian Korntved Ruud has set aside some time each day to carve a wooden spoon.
March 20, 2015
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Maxim Maximov

The Russian designer has developed a functionalism-meets-poetry approach.
March 4, 2015
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Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo

The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of tomorrow.
February 3, 2015
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BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container

A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
January 14, 2015
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Susan Paley at CES

From the Internet of Things to connected cars and 3D printing, one of the masterminds behind the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones runs down the hottest trends at this year's CES.
January 9, 2015
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9 Young Designers to Know Now

As we begin culling our lists for Dwell's fourth Young Guns installment, in April of 2015, here's a look back at some of the emerging designers we've profiled in our pages.
December 9, 2014
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Youngest Guns 2012

We jostled our way into the hallowed halls of academia to spotlight four shining examples of student-made work.
December 8, 2014
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Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Designer Harry Washington

Harry Washington, one half of the El Salvador-based design duo Claudia & Harry Washington, gives us advice on buying the perfect gift.
November 18, 2014