Liora Manné is a textile designer who created the patented Lamontage process. The designer incorporates her 3D interlocking fabrication technology into everything from custom wall treatments to home design goods—and is also known for employing heady uses of color. Her products appear everywhere from department and specialty stores to the MoMA Design Store. We recently caught up with Liora to chat about her design process.
While we eagerly anticipate the first day of spring (one more month, one more month!), most of us will also still be dreaming of warmer days. Till then, we hope to offer you a little bit of warmth in the form of six pins, plucked straight from the Dwell Pinterest board, Design | Fireplaces.
At Dwell we take our paper very seriously and have a certain affinity for interaction with the tangible world so when we discovered Grace Hawthorne's Paperpunk, well, it was just a match made in heaven.
Tomas Kral is a product designer based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Inspired by tradition and highly experimental with craftsmanship, the Slovakian-born designer infuses each project with unexpected ideas, simple but innovative solutions, and a sense of humor. Click through the slideshow to view nine of his completed works.
We've been rounding up our favorite homes region by region (check out our picks for New England) and today we turn our attention to our neighbors in the great white north. We frequently hop over the Canadian border when reporting for Dwell, and with towns like Toronto and Edmonton on the rise, there's no shortage of great homes cropping up. Check out this quintet, from maritime Quebec to rugged Alberta, to see how modern design plays in the snow.
Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute book launch, and more. Read on for a listing of design events from Seattle to New York.