“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Top Design Boards on Pinterest
For designers, artists, and virtual hoarders, Pinterest is the perfect website for whiling away hours.
Pinterest, Meet Dwell on Design
The Internet is good for many things, but two it does particularly well: giving people a platform to share things they find (and...
Design Dictionary: Tulip Chair
We take a look back at Eero Saarinen's iconic design—and one of his last.
Dwell on Design Announces 'Pin to Win' Pinterest Design Competition
Dwell on Design is pleased to announce the first annual Pin to Win Designer Pin-spiration...
Bodleian Libraries' Chair Design Competition
Back in September 2012, a UK-wide competition was launched to design a new chair for University of Oxford's historic Bodleian...
10 New Chairs That Caught Our Eye From New York Design Week 2017
Last week marked the end of NYCxDESIGN 2017.
Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair
A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Eames Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
This Brazilian Modernist You Should Know About Designed Countless Classic Chairs
Despite a rise to prominence in the 1970s, pioneering designer Percival Lafer has remained a best-kept secret for collectors of...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...

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