Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.
Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation
Artist Chris Jordan has become something of a cult figure for the green set, with his growing portfolio of mind-bending...
Karim Rashid Picks the Top 4 Luxury Plastic Chairs
I want to say one word to you. Just one word.
London Design Festival: Plastic Fantastic
Opening tonight is From Now to Eternity, a show focusing on plastics with work by a collection of designers, including FAT,...
Revolve By Talia Mukmel
A collection of plastic water bottles designed to resemble ancient earthenware.
The secret history of a plastic classic that doesn’t sit quite right.
Modern, Green Alternative to the Classic LEGO®
Inspired by LEGO®, and committed to using renewable resources, Japanese company Mokurokku has introduced a modern, green...
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes.
Over the holidays, Dwell reader Steve Rankin sent us photos from his October 2008 visit to the North Carolina State Fair...
Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
When resources are limited, design takes flight.
London Design Festival: Straw Bale Seat
The Greenhaus is a design collective of British designers whose work revolves around concepts of sustainability.
While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply...
Karim Rashid's Pebble Collection
This summer, the prolific, plastic-loving designer Karim Rashid teamed up with 3M and its Post-it and Scotch brands for a new...
Back to the Future
The legacy of mid-century designer Joe Colombo is underscored with a reissue of his plywood 4801 chair, now appearing for the...
Fabian Debora for Homeboy Industries
Tote bags are today’s essential accessory.
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...
20 Cool Cribs for the Modern Baby
Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...