Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice,...
Inside This Innovative Test Lab, it Snows Every Tuesday
In a relentless pursuit of precision and reliability, the team at Trane Residential push their HVAC units to extremes to ensure...
BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container
A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers
A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.
De LaB and Good Events in Los Angeles
Good Magazine recently opened a new location in Hollywood, and they are keeping their promise to fill it with interesting...
Live Outside the Box in This Artist’s Haven For $3.5M
The two units that make up the MuSh Residence offer plenty of studio, gallery, and outdoor space in a configuration that...
A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours
A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.
Touch and Go
Robotic furniture sounds less far-fetched when Yves Béhar and the MIT Media Lab are involved.
Sustainable, Rural Design by Auburn's Rural Studio
A director and professor at Auburn’s acclaimed architectural lab talk about the next 20 years of sustainable, rural design.
Eero Saarinen's Giant 1957 Masterpiece in New Jersey Restored and Reimagined
The cutting edge of laboratory design when first built, Bell Labs is being revamped to fulfill a new role—bringing the city to...
Electrolux Design Competition: The Sook
Electrolux recently unveiled the finalists in their design lab competition.
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...
The Nest Thermostat's Improved Features
In the realm of home automation, Nest Labs has been leading the way for new products.
Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
The Future of Manufacturing Started in the 1980's
You've heard about it in the news, you’ve seen videos of it, you've maybe even used one, but what is 3D printing, really? I have...
Marco Hemmerling's Triwing Chair
Last December, I came across this fascinating article in the Architect's Newspaper that discussed the possibilities digital...
ID Visit's RISD's Natural Habitat
When I think of biomimicry—a smart, sustainable approach to design that mimics nature's forms and functions—I usually think of...
Method Laundry Pump
A few weeks ago I attended a press event at method, which is headquartered conveniently around the corner from our Dwell offices.
A Renovated Eichler Home in San Rafael, California
Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab...
Bakken & Bæck's Oslo Offices
Bakken & Bæck is a digital studio that transforms big ideas into great products and ventures.