Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Dwell Dec/Jan 2010, Vol. 10 Issue 02: The Future
Great Ideas for Tomorrow
Life in Space: Email from the ISS
For our December/January 2010 The Future issue, we asked science fiction writer Bruce Sterling to pen a piece...
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
Driving: Joy Ride
San Francisco–based design team Mike and Maaike wave goodbye to the driver's seat with their concept car, the ATNMBL (the...
Luxury: Evaluating Values
Luxury, a term that once conjured images from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, is now just as often used to aggrandize personal...
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
Space Living: Astro Home
You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first saw The Jetsons.
The Future of Driving
San Francisco–based industrial designers Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers sit down with Dwell's Editor-in-Chief, Sam Grawe, to talk...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Groceries: Marketing Strategy
In 1955, photographer Elliott Erwitt snapped a photo of a bereted Frenchman riding his bicycle down a tree-lined road with a...
Design Activism: Public Domain
Though it’s quite popular to proclaim that design can change the world, even the best-laid plans aren’t enough to make a...
With the preservation of mid-century buildings already a touchy subject—–many people are still unwilling to see the value in...
Home Furnishings: Mag-Neato
For almost a decade Dwell has printed countless examples of new furniture designs, but with a handful of exceptions, little has...
Timeless Design: Future Perfect
Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames lounge chair, George Nelson’s Ball clock, and Giancarlo Mattioli’s Nesso lamp are just a...