Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
This Bright, Personality-Filled Home Was Built on a Budget in Austin
Shane Michael Pavonetti, an Austin-based architect and contractor, and his wife, Holly, built their eco-friendly home...
Smart Detection System Prevents Home Water Damage
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth continue to spread to every household item, with safety monitoring systems getting particular...
Speed Up Your Cooking Time with Grooved Pots and Pans
An Oxford University professor incorporates grooves inspired by motorcycle engines in an innovative new pot design that...
Does Smart Automation Redeem a Sprinkler System?
Sprinkler systems are just now catching up to the rest of the world’s connected devices, and with a reputation for...
Stainless Steel Teapot Gives Fancy Coffee a Run for its Money
Joey Roth, the designer behind Dwell's favorite ceramic speakers, spent four years designing the perfect teapot.
Wireless Speaker That Levitates
In a marketplace crowded with wireless speakers, the Om/One has a design edge that makes it stand out.
Improved Noise-Canceling Headphones by Bose
For over 20 years, Bose headphones have set the standard in noise-canceling technology.
Cutting-Edge Knife Requires Sharpening Once Every 25 Years
Since the purpose of a chef’s knife hasn’t changed much in the last century, the design hasn’t really evolved either.
This Mug Makes Iced Coffee in Under 5 Minutes
There are plenty of commuter mugs that are insulated to keep coffee and tea hot, but there are few options for making...
Modular Platform Makes Outdoor Cooking a Breeze
Extend barbecue season as long as possible with the Ulaelu, a modular outdoor cooking platform that can be outfitted...
Eco-Friendly Device Charges Your Phone and Shuts Off When It's Done
Smartphones may be mobile devices, but their short battery lives mean that users need to constantly tether themselves...
The World's First Ergonomic Ice Cream Scoop?
The ice cream scoop's basic features haven't changed much in over a century.
Dyson Humidifier Will Keep Your Air Clean Using Bacteria-Killing Technology
Sir James Dyson’s team specializes in taking staid appliances and reinventing them into something functional,...
Vessyl Smart Cup Tracks What You're Drinking
As fitness trackers evolve to become more autonomous and easier to use, tracking food consumption remains bound to...
LaMetric Smart Display
When you’re surrounded by high-resolution displays, classic pixelation takes on a retro novelty, which is what makes...
Streamlined Wood-and-Leather Desk Accessories
Earthy materials like wood and natural textiles have been popular for making phone cases and even speaker housings.
iGrill Bluetooth-Enabled Meat Thermometer
Smart cooking accessories replace clunky kitchen timers and add precision to processes like baking and roasting.
Drop Kitchen Scale and Baking Assistant
The Irish creator of this smart scale, dubbed Drop, got the idea from seeing his scientist sister bake with aplomb but...
Big Ass Fans Haiku with SenseME
Classier than the name would have you imagine, this understated fan from Big Ass Fans is injected with circuitry that...
Gardener's Best Friend: Soil Tracker that Automatically Irrigates
Edyn is a garden system created by an entrepreneur with an affection for horticulture.
Wi-Fi Speaker System for Better Home Music Listening
Bluetooth speakers are fantastic for using outdoors or while traveling, but the wireless format compresses the data so...
Stock Your Garage with Modern Utility Products
Use computers and robots to keep your cars purring and gutters clean, all without setting aside an entire Sunday...
Streamline Your Home Office with These Products
Now that handheld screens have replaced messy stacks of paper, the new home office can be a minimalist cocoon of...
Must-Have Products for the Modern Kitchen
You’re out of excuses for preparing a subpar meal.
Must-Have Products that Improve Well-Being
When it comes to hygiene, fitness, and a sound rest, technology is here to help.
Inexpensive Touchless Flush Toilet Kit
Somehow the toilets in bus stations and airports have technologically superseded the home commode.
Smart Sous-Vide Cooker
Sous-vide (“under vacuum”) cooking means setting meat and vegetables inside a sealed bag and placing the whole thing in...
Supercooling Freezers—The Future of Refrigerators?
Manufacturers have added carbonation systems, fancy ice-makers, and video monitors to refrigerators, but the general...
These Tiny Hubs Will Make Your Home Smart and Safe
The Notion is among the recent home security systems that uses multiple types of sensors to monitor threats like water...
This Device Helps You Find Your Missing Keys
Shrinking circuits and displays means devices are easier to lose in couches and cars.