“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
The Winning Vision From a Universal Design Competition Is Brought to Life For a Veteran
After months of planning and construction, the Memphis house that's been renovated as a result of the Home Today, Home Tomorrow...
NOLA Design Competition
Living locally is a trend that has captured not only foodies but designers, too.
LEGO® Design Competition Finalists
Dwell joined forces with Pacific Standard Time to appeal to the architect—and child—within us all.
Enter the Dwell Design Competition
We've started to get some great submissions for the design phase of our Innovate It competition.
Electrolux Design Competition: The Sook
Electrolux recently unveiled the finalists in their design lab competition.
Reburbia Design Competition
With the current housing crisis, the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, and rising energy costs, the future of suburbia looks bleak.
Bodleian Libraries' Chair Design Competition
Back in September 2012, a UK-wide competition was launched to design a new chair for University of Oxford's historic Bodleian...
Dwell Design Competition Phase II
The time has come, folks.
Product Design by Femme Den
At this point, it's virtually ingrained in the popular consciousness: “Women make up 50 percent of the population and 85 percent...
Crowd-Sourced Product Design
Founded by the 23-year-old entrepreneur Ben Kaufman—who previously developed an award-winning iPod accessory when he was still in...
Playhaus Design Competition is Coming Soon!
We're getting our hands dirty and joining James Hardie in the sandbox for our upcoming design competition, Playhaus.
Announcing Passport to Design Competition Winners
On behalf of Dwell and VividWorks, we are proud to announce the winners of the 2013 VividWorks Passport to Design Competition.
An Introduction to Product Design
Last night I went to a corner liquor store to buy some toothpaste.
Dwell on Design Announces 'Pin to Win' Pinterest Design Competition
Dwell on Design is pleased to announce the first annual Pin to Win Designer Pin-spiration...
Bill Gates Announces Condom Design Contest
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $100,000 to the designer who creates a condom that's more pleasurable to...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Donald Strum: Behind Great Product Design
Donald Strum, principal of product design at Michael Graves Design Group, drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Business of...
Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design
The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries.

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