14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Felt Up
Felt has become the go-to material for crafters and modernists alike.
Boston Renovation Accents Minimalist White with Rich Felt Murals
In Boston’s South End, a design-savvy couple creates a clean-lined home with a textural surprise.
The Relief Chair and Fashioning Felt
At first glance I thought this chair was made from the rather hard and inhospitable charcoal-colored packing material that often...
Rural Home on a Holland Harbor
Inspired by her natural surroundings, a Dutch felt artist intuitively crafts a home on a northern Holland harbor.
Childhood Forts and Modern Architecture
Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...
The Weavers of Lapua
More than a hundred years ago, the great-grandfather of Jaana Hjelt’s husband, Esko, opened a wool and felt boot factory in...
Shear Talent
In the small village of Spannum, in the Dutch province of Friesland, Claudy Jongstra heads a felt-design studio whose modesty in...
In Memoriam: Julius Shulman
We here at the Dwell offices were all saddened to learn that architectural photographer Julius Shulman passed away last night at...
Kickstart Some Design
If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could...
Magazine Rack by Chuck Routhier
This simple and practical magazine rack by designer Chuck Routhier not only stores your latest issues of Dwell but holds your...
Modern World Award Winners Announced
We just wrapped up our first-ever Modern World Awards, where we put our official stamp of approval on 25 objects that have...
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
YBCA's "Remember the Times"
Bay Area artist Lauren DiCioccio's "Remember the Times" is currently on view at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San...
Not Just Another Plant in the Wall
“Technically it’s a cinch,” Patrick Blanc says, and with a wave of the hand ticks off the ingredients needed to build a plant...
Trees Not Trash
I moved into a new apartment over the summer that came already inhabited by a split-leaf philodendron.
iQ Test
A leisurely test drive of the 2012 Scion iQ—the moniker being the brand’s clear shot at the Smart Car—proved its absolute...
Remembering Nick Murcutt
It is with great sadness that we recently learned of the death of the talented Australian architect Nick Murcutt of the firm...
Pod Space Prefab Garden Sheds
A few years ago, Ben Lord surveyed the garden sheds on the market in his native England and didn’t like what he saw.
Sneak Peek: 'A World Apart'
Our July/August 2012 issue, on newsstands now, turns the spotlight on designers' own homes across the globe.

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