Dwell gets an insider's view of unique, inspiring homes for our interior design issue. We visit designers, furniture collectors, and gallery owners to explore the myriad of ways one can approach decorating a home. Plus, we find the 49 pieces of furniture you'll want in your house and expert tips to go with them. Find it on newsstands now or order a digital edition. And, enjoy a sneak peek here!
The biggest fashion trend to emerge from the past season was, without a doubt, color-blocking. Color-blocking is a bold way to successfully coordinate contrasting colors—and it works well in interiors, too. Here's how to do it.
If you enjoyed our popular post, 12 Beautiful Bedrooms, don't miss this collection of some of the prettiest places to rest your head, as discovered by the Dwell team on our Pinterest board: Bedrooms. Be sure to follow us there!
Merriam-Webster defines a table as: A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed. We know the table can be so much more than that. In this series we present 5 types of tables most used in today's modern world, starting with the heart of the home: The Kitchen Table. Stay tuned for the next installment: The Dining Table.
Calling all film and design buffs! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently showing the first U.S. retrospective of master director Stanley Kubrick's prolific 45-year life and career in film. We suggest visiting the exhibition for yourself, up close and personal, but if you're somehow unable to make the trip before June 3, 2013, click on through for our tour.
Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50 original articles every week, it's easy to miss some of the good stuff. We've rounded up some of our recent top stories at a glance for your Monday afternoon. Look up from work and take a design break.
At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two of Germany's hardest-working design firms, Sieger Design. The principals and brothers Michael and Christian Sieger, took over the family business from their father, a self-employed architect who first started designing for yachts and motorboats. In the 1980s Sieger Design began working first with Dornbracht, then with Duravit, giving them a virtual monopoly on German bathroom product design. The brothers are nattily dressed, and their exuberant design is evidenced by their studio's headquarters: a castle with a moat. (Sadly, we did not get to visit.)
Every year, Cosmit, the Italian organization behind Milan's annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile furniture fair, the ne plus ultra of all international design shows, holds a press conference for journalists from all over the world. Under the new leadership of Claudio Luti, CEO of Kartell, this year's conference was bigger than ever, and presented an unusually candid board of directors ready to answer questions about everything from China's growing influence to the future of Milan as the world's reigning design capital.