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

This Farmhouse Design is a Modern-Day Fairytale
This spacious design is everything one can wish for in a house.
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...
Top Design Boards on Pinterest
For designers, artists, and virtual hoarders, Pinterest is the perfect website for whiling away hours.
Milan Design Week: Day Four
Our editors share the latest from the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
Milan Design Week: Day Two
Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
Milan Design Week: Day Three
Our editors share snapshots of some of their best finds from their third day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
Milan Design Week: Day One
The first day of Milan Design Week, as seen by our editors.
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...
Expert Design Advice: Layer Your Lighting
Layer your bedding. Layer your clothes.
Jan Vingerhoets of Flos on the Future of Lighting Design
The CEO of Flos USA addresses the versatility of LED and what's next for lighting 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...
Genius Lighting Design Courtesy of Alexallen Studio
Alexallen Studio's clever Lightbracket combines two functions into one streamlined, colorful industrial design.
Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
Richard Schultz Design Weighs in on 6 Outdoor Lighting Options
Be they medieval torches blazing on battlements or bug zappers crackling to life with each new victim, the need for outdoor...
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.

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