Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.
Catch ‘The World of Charles and Ray Eames’ at the End of its Tour in Oakland
After an acclaimed, three-year tour, The World of Charles and Ray Eames exhibit lands at the Oakland Museum of California,...
How to Build an Eames Chair
I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...
Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
When resources are limited, design takes flight.
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
Modern Megacities Put in Perspective by Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short Powers of Ten dared a generation of students to rethink the scope of urban planning.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles and Ray Eames
Clowns, churches, and an aquarium: Find out how far the boundless curiosity of Ray and Charles Eames stretched.
How Phloem Studio Makes their Captain's Chair
We have such a great appreciation for handcrafted furniture, where designers put their heart and soul into each piece with the...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
These 7 Homes in the Southwest Show How to Design For the Desert
These homes make living in the heat of the desert look easy, breezy, and cool.
How to Design an Apartment You and Your Roommate Love
Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.
Discover Why There's No Substitute for an Authentic Eames Lounge Chair
For almost 60 years, the Eames Lounge has been America's favorite chair. But what really goes into this modern masterpiece?
Grete Jalk Plywood Chair
1963 was a big one for Grete Jalk.
The California Museum’s exhibit "Ray Eames: A Century of Modern Design"
February 23, 2013 - February 23,...
How to Pair a Sofa and Chair
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How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...
Gestalten's New Book Shows How to Transform Small Spaces Into Design Marvels
Gone is the suburban flight of yesterday.