Made by female workers in Botswana, where Mabeo is based, and under economically and environmentally sustainable conditions, this colorful new line of crafted furniture by Patty Johnson is designed to please.
The Trollstra injects a dose of Dorothy Draper–meets Scandinavian design into the end table genre; the classical turned legs are topped with a clever, removable tray.
We love this classic leather carrier for it's style and function. The perfect size to hold a twin size blanket, the carrier features a convenient handle and shoulder strap.
Spanish-born and Milan-based designer Patricia Urquiola has been featured in Dwell a handful of times throughout the years (most recently she appeared in our Women in Design Timeline). One of the most prominent contemporary female designers, Urquiola has an impressive oeuvre ranging from furniture to lighitng to textiles and more. Here, we share 10 favorites from her portfolio.
We imagine wall-tethered telephones aren't exactly flying off the shelves these days, but after spending the past year in an apartment with zero cell service (darn you, AT&T!) we've never been closer to opting for a supplemental landline—and we know we're not the only ones suffering from a dearth of signal bars at home. Scandiphone is a push-button take on the mid-century European uprights that would ease domestic talk trauma and look good on the side table. Available in the US at Velocity Art & Design.
- Alex Randall is not your typical lighting designer.