Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid Rocker.
Favorite Chairs
Every other piece of industrial design is a pot or a dish or something insignificant.
Mr. Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft
Though Plycraft was later known for making facsimiles of Eames lounge chair designs, the company hired designer George Mulhauser...
Ralph Walker Renaissance
To Frank Lloyd Wright, Ralph Walker was “the only other honest architect in America,” and to The New York Times, he was the...
How Phloem Studio Makes their Captain's Chair
We have such a great appreciation for handcrafted furniture, where designers put their heart and soul into each piece with the...
The Master of the Chair
Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century.
Perillo Chair
German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in...
Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival...
The Vegetal Chair
The Bouroullec brothers continue to prove that there's no limit to variation and innovation in chair design.
The Crystal Chair
To build a chair usually does not begin with filling a large glass tank with water, nor does it involve submerging polyester...
The LAMI Chair
Javier Cristiani's LAMI chair, which was unveiled at last Spring's ICFF, now has a family: an ottoman, a side table and a coffee...
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
You Can Make a DIY Cardboard Chair This Weekend
Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman.
Discuss: If You Were a Chair, What Chair Would It Be?
Put yourself in (the mindset of) the hot seat.
A Cherner Chair Retrospective
A look at how the iconic Cherner chair design has appeared inside the pages of Dwell magazine over the years.
How to Build an Eames Chair
I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...
Every Chair Tells a Story
Designer Yinka Ilori narrates his personal experience by creating upcycled chairs.
Mafalda Chairs from Moroso
Moroso unveils one of their newest designs for Milan Salone: the Mafalda armchair.
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...