Laurinda Spear
Cofounding principal of...
Composite Index
Corporate high-flyers and admitted neat freaks Bruce Thatcher and Kirsty Leighton couldn’t handle the chaos anymore.
The Future of Office Design
What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to...
Chris Jordan at the 2008 IIDA Leaders Breakfast
“Six years ago today I was a very angry, lonely corporate lawyer,” recalls Chris Jordan, the keynote speaker at the 2008 IIDA...
OfficePOD
Between rising rates of independent and freelance careers and the many changes to corporate work policies that have accompanied...
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...
10 Tips for Timeless Luxury
Alene Workman is an interior designer nationally recognized for her luxury residential and corporate interiors, a Fellow of the...
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...
The Truth About Thread Count (It’s Not Important)
Conventional wisdom dictates that when shopping for Bedding, the higher the thread count, the nicer the Sheet.
Motel 6 Makeover
It's been said more than once since the recession began that a down economy breeds creativity, born from heightened...
'Design Is One' at the Architecture and Design Film Festival
The Architecture and Design Film Festival kicked off in New York at the Tribeca Cinemas with the world premiere of Design Is One,...
Compostmodern in Review
This weekend, I attended Compostmodern, a conference hosted by the AIGA SF that discussed the role of designers and the future...
Q&A with Pakistan's First Female Architect
As profiled in our "Women of Influence" roundup in our July/August 2012 issue, Yasmeen Lari is the closest thing Pakistan has to...
First Lady at National Design Awards
Dwell was proud to be named a finalist this year for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the category of Corporate...
Urban PUMA
One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Danny Seo's "Upcycling"
In a new book out this August, upcycling ace Danny Seo guides readers through the craft of taking trash and everyday objects and...
The Electric Mini
Now things get interesting: BMW, the corporate parent of Mini Cooper, has announced that an all-electric version of the Mini ...
Craig Dykers of Snøhetta
Ask for Mr. Snøhetta and you'll receive a hiking stick and map to one of Norway's tallest peaks.
Remembering Steve Jobs
Today at Dwell, as we fire up our MacBooks and plug in the odd iPhone, we remember Steve Jobs, the 56 year-old former CEO of...