While camping up in Oregon over the fourth of July weekend, I realized when lying on my back in my tent that I wasn't really fulfilling my fervent outdoorsy wish to 'sleep beneath the stars,' because I couldn't...see the stars. When I returned to civilization last week, my twitter feed informed me of a modern, prefab answer to my dilemma: the Carré d'Etoiles.
Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social dive, complete with wine and nibbles, music, and of course, stylish design projects.
The winner of the 2009 MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program has opened in the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center courtyard in Long Island City. The winning entry, afterparty by MOS, is a provocative urban landscape for summer visitors seeking a cool-down escape.
How many times have you opened your refrigerator to scramble an egg for breakfast, and then realize that you have none left? With the eglu by Omlet, and a couple of pet chickens, your eggless worries will soon go over easy.
This week, TED released "The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames," a talk given by Eames Demetrios, the grandson of the famous husband-and-wife team. Given at TED2007, Demetrios honors Charles's 100th birthday and presents rarely seen snapshots and footage, sharing the lasting spirit of their design ideology.
The Modern Family Zone on the Dwell on Design exhibition floor was transformed into a lively playground this past weekend. Parents and children alike were frolicking in the playhouse, romping on colorful sofas, and enjoying an environment filled with modern, youth-inspired art and design.
Over the course of Dwell on Design this weekend, a series of graphic design competitions are being staged on the exhibition floor. Come by the Design Technology Zone to participate or watch the design process in action!
While on the exhibition floor of Dwell on Design, it's hard to miss the curious crowds swarming around the playful modular shelves of Boom Design. We talked to Craig Varterian, entrepreneur and designer, about how he started it all.
In a unanimous decision by the jury for the international competition to design Tallinn's new City Hall, the entry from Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group was awarded first place. The civic design is meant to be a structural translation of the transparency necessary for good governance and participatory democracy.