Composite Index
Corporate high-flyers and admitted neat freaks Bruce Thatcher and Kirsty Leighton couldn’t handle the chaos anymore.
Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version
Talking to designers Iskos—Berlin about their revolutionary eco-friendly composite used for Muuto's new Eames-inspired Fiber...
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...
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
Joseph Joseph Prevails in Patent Lawsuit
From the glossy and the tactile to the litigous, Dwell's June issue (on newsstands now) covers every facet of interior design,...
Friday Finds 12.16.11
We're celebrating the holidays today in the Dwell offices, but before the bottles of wine are opened and gifts exchanged, we...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Sporting Stairway
While surfing around, I found this intriguing use of sports-arena flooring as a residential wall material in a house in progress...
4 Copenhagen Hotels That Combine Good Design and Green Sensibility
Tour a crop of Copenhagen hotels that are making a strong case for eco-friendly design.
AIGA Aspen Design Challenge
How can excess hair from beauty salons be used to clean oil spills? How do you convince six- to twelve-year-old children in China...
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...
Product Spotlight: The UP Coffee Table
Up, up, and away? Fortunately, the UP Coffee Table by Duffy London won't waft away, but will remain a playful part of any living...
Stopping by James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany at Sunset
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Wundrwatch Sets Its Own Time
Wundrwatch aims to reinvent the concept of traditional timepieces and encourage the user to see time in a completely new light.
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
Jan Vingerhoets of Flos on the Future of Lighting Design
The CEO of Flos USA addresses the versatility of LED and what's next for lighting design.
5 Home Design Ideas Using Wood
There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
Lumen on the Horizon
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel; this trio of design luminaries tells us precisely how it will work.
Mushrooms: Building Blocks of the Future?
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.