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Dwell Presents Stephen Burks Man Made in Milan
Dwell Presents Stephen Burks Man Made in Milan
Dwell presented an exhibition of work by lauded American furniture designer Stephen Burks during Milan Design Week—a preview of what's to come when Burks joins Dwell on Design...
Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.
A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden
A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden
Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
Alessi Taps Experimental Designers for WantedDesign 2014
Alessi Taps Experimental Designers for WantedDesign 2014
The Alessi Design Lab exhibit will showcase the work of promising young designers at the 2014 WantedDesign conference in New York.
Suburban Sprawl Photographed from Above
Suburban Sprawl Photographed from Above
Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.
The History of the Modern Workspace
The History of the Modern Workspace
Power dynamics, economic upheaval, and design thinking: cubicles aren’t just a Dilbert punch line.
Q&A: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
Q&A: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
The German designer talks about the futuristic visions in his Vitra exhibition and the thrill of making irritating furniture.
Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture design.
Q&A: IDEO Looks Into the Future of Design
Q&A: IDEO Looks Into the Future of Design
A multimedia brainstorm from the acclaimed design firm explores how tech’s next steps will shape tomorrow.
"The Printed Picture": Lee Friedlander's Documentary Photographs
"The Printed Picture": Lee Friedlander's Documentary Photographs
An exhibition explores the American photographer's preference for showcasing his work in books.
Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition
Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition
Preservationists mount a last-ditch effort to save the Lewis and Clark branch, designed by Frederick Dunn.
Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.
Soundsystem Built to Look Like a Cubist Minaret
Soundsystem Built to Look Like a Cubist Minaret
A pair of architects working in the United Arab Emirates put a modern spin on minarets.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Modernism Through the Viewfinder: The Photography of Ezra Stoller
Modernism Through the Viewfinder: The Photography of Ezra Stoller
Stoller's images, which introduced modernism to a broader audience, anchor an exhibit of architectural photography at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.
Glass Sculptures Use Magazines as Art
Glass Sculptures Use Magazines as Art
Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin places the pages of Dwell at the core of his transparent works.
Contemporary Tables and Vases Join the East and the West
Contemporary Tables and Vases Join the East and the West
India Mahdavi's Landscape collection integrates global design references.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Designs for patients with dementia
Designs for patients with dementia
Stanford’s Center on Longevity recognizes a colorful table set designed to aid Alzheimer's patients.
Milan Design Week: Day Four
Milan Design Week: Day Four
Our editors share the latest from the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.