Monobloc Blues
The secret history of a plastic classic that doesn’t sit quite right.
Tokyo Blues
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic criticism.
A Memphis Landmark Finds New Rhythm
The storied residence of blues musician John Len Chatman—aka Memphis Slim—kicks off its next chapter as a creative hub.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Spin the Globe: 5 Design Events this Week
Post-Stockholm Furniture Fair blues? Fret not, Dwell has you covered with a fresh batch of artful events around the world. Stuck...
Alex Garcia Exhibit
I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect Alejandro Sticotti, who like Garcia is a...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
"White Chocolate Spiral Stair"
Stunning Floating Fiberglass...
Surf Shacks 022 - Nick LaVecchia
Nick’s photography has always captured what it truly means to be an East Coast surfer—and the Northeast specifically.
David Byrne: Architecture in Music
This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the architecture in...
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
How to Bring Light Into Dark Spaces
Maintaining a light-filled interior can be difficult, especially if you’re moving into a compact apartment within a dense...
A Visit to Lily Chau's Acacia Shop in SF
I ventured into San Francisco-based Acacia on a random Saturday and knew instantly I had found a special shop.
True Colors
Flanking a gritty, humming stretch of Colfax Avenue, a Studiotrope-designed building weaves cultural influences into a community...
Friday Finds 8.27.2010
The long days of summer are coming to an end, to help you through this despondent time we've collected a group of fun, fantastic...