Beyond a shining white foyer and a canteen infused with fragrant lunchtime aromas, Marimekko’s Helsinki headquarters hides a...
Chilean Wine Barrel Breezeway
In Talca, Chile, over 50 wine barrels started a second life in 2006—though neither as planters nor avatars.
Be Your Own Marimekko
Does the lack of Jar Jar Binks pillow shams make you want to design your own Star Wars bedsheets? Do plain ol'...
Marimekko in Harvard Square
Strolling down Brattle Street in Harvard Square, one can't help but notice the new vibrant swathes of color and fabric trumpeting...
New Marimekko Spring Line
The famed Finnish textile brand Marimekko, renowned for simple, bright prints (and owing their original popularity in the US to...
Marimekko Pilvi Bag
If you're like me, you have more totes than you know what to do with.
The Secret Life of Kentucky Bourbon Barrels
There seems to be more reclaimed wood in Brooklyn than trees themselves.
For Marimekko's Artwork Studio Manager, Print's Not Dead
Petri Juslin has held exactly one job in this thirty-year career.
Step inside Marimekko’s printing factory for a look at how its iconic textiles come to life.
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
The Craft of the Master Cooper
Master Cooper Ramiro Herrera on what it takes to make a wine barrel.
Reissued: Jens Quistgaard Mills
While we've all heard of Dansk, far fewer of us are aware of the talented artist behind the company: Danish designer Jens Harald...
Modern Cookware, Old and New
One of the best parts of working at Dwell is the neverending onslaught of modern home goods we get to see, from dishtowels to...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
We Love Jaya Loves Tekeko
Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...
Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill
Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Turkish Contemporary Design at ICFF 2013: WantedDesign
This May an exhibition of contemporary Turkish design was on display at the third installment of the Wanted Design fair, a...
Illustrator Mike Perry
Mike Perry knows how to fill a page--and beginning this week, he's filling a 2,800-square-foot exhibition space at the...