Bellemo & Cat's Cradle
Architect-sculptor double act Cat Macleod and Michael Bellemo first came to our attention with their Cocoon weekender, a...
Friday Finds 09.14.12
Aerial photos of half-finished housing developments, modern interiors, science photo mugs, and more in this installment of Friday...
Swan Chair 50th Anniversary
Arne Jacobsen’s Swan chair is no ugly duckling—especially when upholstered in swan-white leather, finished with a pearl-white...
LA's First Prefab Home Open for Opinions
Three months ago, this was the site of Leo Marmol's new prefabbed residence in Venice.
Electrolux Design Competition: The Sook
Electrolux recently unveiled the finalists in their design lab competition.
Reclaimed Bowling Lane Furniture
In bowling, "striking out" means throwing three strikes in the tenth and final frame of a game.
And the Water Wise Winners Are...
We teamed up with Kohler in hot pursuit of a common enemy—the water hog—and we asked you to submit your water-saving solutions...
10 Reasons Why Furniture Is Significant For Designing Home
No doubt, there are plenty of things needed to design home. However, you cannot give a finished look without the right furniture.
A Week at the Airport: Part II
Earlier this week I had a go at the first half of Alain de Botton's new book A Week at the Airport, where he reports on a week...
Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...
Rios Clementi Hale's Nowita Residence
After living in what was once a poky little Venice, California, bungalow for nearly 20 years, married architects Frank Clementi...
Q&A with Typeface Designer Matthew Carter
When Matthew Carter finished high school in England in the 1950s, he moved to the Netherlands for a year; he’s been working with...
Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues
Fancy waterfalls, grassy parks, and picnicking families have been replacing concrete, refuse, and pier sheds at the bottom end of...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 13
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
The Making of Screenplay: Week 11
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
10 Minutes with Marc Newson
Throughout his decades-long career, Australian industrial designer Marc Newson has produced prolifically.
Botanical Garden Pavilion
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down...
Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos.
Perillo Chair
German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in...
The LAMI Chair
Javier Cristiani's LAMI chair, which was unveiled at last Spring's ICFF, now has a family: an ottoman, a side table and a coffee...