Design Icon: 8 Works by Buckminster Fuller
Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
Salone 2012: Dror for Tumi
Back again in Milan this year is the ever-present Dror Benshetrit,who wowed us in years past with his Peacock Chair for Capellini...
Stream A Necessary Ruin
We screened it at Dwell on Design this year and I was part of another screening last month here for the San Francisco AIA's...
5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi
With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered...
The Making of Screenplay: Part 3
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
Design Idea of the Week: Modern Art for Dessert
You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...
Taking Care of Business
A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and...
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good.
Dashboard Confessional
A major obstacle to reducing our energy consumption continues to be our general unawareness of just how much we are using.
Soundsystem Built to Look Like a Cubist Minaret
A pair of architects working in the United Arab Emirates put a modern spin on minarets.
An Introduction to Prefab
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at...
The Master Plans of a Modern Past
Architects have always dreamed big about city life—these iconic utopian visions bring us back to the future.
Hidden Heroes Hits London
Hidden Heroes, a traveling exhibit celebrating masterful design as applied to the everyday object, has touched down in London at...
Tipis & Geodesic Domes: Alternative Homes
After writer Abbie Mood saw this slideshow on the New York Times’ website of Brett’s tipi and Jake’s geodesic dome, she decided...
Recommended Reading: Books by Knoll Designers
Benjamin Pardo, Knoll director of design, selects several books penned by Knoll...
The Prefab Decade
Founding Dwell editor-in-chief Karrie Jacobs visited MoMA's Home Delivery exhibition and finds that prefab might not change our...
An Icon's Legacy is Revived by a Father-Daughter Bond
We’re proud to share that the Dwell Store is now carrying the timeless furniture designs of a company that we've admired...
8 Inspirational Quotes to Stay Innovative
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's July/August 2016 issue.