Hand-Powered Lamp
Producing power by harnessing kinetic energy from human and animal movement is a great idea but one with few good results.
Hand-Made Houses
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
Down Comforter 101: What Is Fill Power?
Soft, cozy and luxurious, the down comforter is the capstone of the perfect bed setup.
This Battery-Powered House Never Runs Out of Juice
A high-tech house in rural Finland offers a family a place to recharge— in more ways than one.
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
Vampire Power
Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that...
Power Plastic
Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.
The Power of Paint
Students are redesigning their environment under the guidance of Publicolor, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by...
Vancouver’s Botanist Restaurant Updates the Power Lunch
Surrounded by snowy mountains and perched oceanside, even Vancouver’s business district manages to be idyllic.
Stay in a Solar-Powered, Ring-Shaped Vacation Home in the Spanish Countryside
As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...
An Old Power Station in Melbourne is Transformed Into A Modern Tiered Restaurant
A former power station on the western edge of Melbourne’s city centre has been repurposed into a dining destination with six new...
The Power of Design That is Snøhetta
Snøhetta, a full service design and architecture firm, has been recognized by Architect's Newspaper for its expansion of the San...
George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps
I like my pendant lamps grouped together or in a bundle, which is why I'm excited about the recent reissue of a trio of George...
These Lamps Blur the Line Between Art and Object
At Brooklyn's 99¢ Plus gallery, 30 artists and designers re-imagine the lamp in an illuminating light show.
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good.
The Philosophy of Juxtaposed:Power
At a party last year I was chatting with Mike Simonian of the San Francisco design firm Mike and Maaike.
In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand
Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.

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