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Dwell on Design Editors' Picks
Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Examples of American Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.
Design Trade Service picks February's top items for designers
Design Trade Service is an exclusive online marketplace that provides interior designers unique access to complete catalogs of...
Airbnb Picks
We covered our favorite beach spots in our June 2011 issue, but as you well know, summer marches on. And plenty of us (especially...
Airbnb Picks
We covered our favorite beach spots in our June 2011 issue, but as you well know, summer marches on. And plenty of us (especially...
Johnny Grey on Kitchens of the Future
The nephew of food guru Elizabeth David, Grey found validation for his design approach in the field of neuroscience.
Groceries: Marketing Strategy
In 1955, photographer Elliott Erwitt snapped a photo of a bereted Frenchman riding his bicycle down a tree-lined road with a...
Inga Sempe's Risotto Spoon
We at Dwell are big fans of French designer Inga Sempé's work; we've profiled her in 2007; ran a Q&A from Milan on dwell.com in...
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home.
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular skiing...
Mohawk General Store Picks
As the first of the Dwell edit crew down in Los Angeles for Dwell on Design, I've had a chance to cruise around a bit soaking up...
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
Swiss Design at Dwell on Design
It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Lomography Loves Japan
Amid the flurry of creative efforts towards Japan fund-raising comes this latest offering: Lomography Loves Japan, a fleet of...
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...
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.