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A Movable Fete
Flash back to the 1970s for visionary Italian designer Joe Colombo’s Living Center, a mod take on a casual soirée.
A Pivoting Wall Makes This Tiny Studio a Fit For Any Occasion
Movable modular parts make this renovated, 400-square-foot Manhattan apartment a flexible feat.
Sacred Space: an Exploration in Modern Bible Design
Gutenberg's Bible, and the movable type that he pioneered, paved the way for modern publishing. Today two publishers…
A Modern Town Hall in Bangalore
Architecture Discipline designed a unique, movable gathering place for a firm in Karnataka, India.
Raydoor Brings Art to Sliding Door Systems
Building on its reputation for movable pieces of art, sliding door manufacturer Raydoor will team up with two artists…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of cast-in-lead movable type, pen and paper,…
There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana. Lonely and unused, it was…
Five Questions for Bjarke Ingels
Architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of the world-beating firm BIG, was in San Francisco this week to show off the design…
2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa
Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the…
I'm A Kombo's Social Act
Delicious high-concept food? A homey setting? Stylish crowd? Denmark, Denmark, Denmark? Yup, this video from
Artists Residency by Niney and Marca Architects
Artists Residency is a minimal home created by Paris-based architects Niney and Marca Architects.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
Pablo Uma Sound Lantern
Carmine Deganello and Pablo Pardo aimed to transform the perception of the traditional portable lantern. After deciding…
What Will It Take to Make NYC a More Sustainable Place?
On Sunday, October 4, join us at Dwell on Design NY to discuss greening the city of New York.
Manufractured Takes a Look at Post-Consumer Creativity
Design aficionados and dumpster divers alike will relish the well-laid-out and surprising new book Manufractured: The…
Dwell Prefab Conversation at AetherSF
Join us tomorrow, January 23rd for the latest Dwell Conversation at AetherSF.
How the Iconic Tripp Trapp High Chair Came to Life
Peter Opsvik, a longtime specialist of ergonomics, reflects on his 1972 Tripp Trapp chair.
To keep the shade structure from taking flight during high winds, engineers had to make sure the supporting foundation…
A Tale of Two Houses
When Ulrich Fleischmann approached architect Maki Kuwayama, of Unit A Architecture in Stuttgart, Germany, to design a…
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