The Crystal Chair
To build a chair usually does not begin with filling a large glass tank with water, nor does it involve submerging polyester...
An Introduction to Product Design
Last night I went to a corner liquor store to buy some toothpaste.
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
Explore the World of Exteriors With 25 Innovative Outdoor Furnishings
Merging material research and the art of industrial design unleashes the possibilities for striking outdoor furniture.
Fredrik Färg originally wanted to be an interior architect, but the urge to create objects with his hands won out.
Dwell Home Venice: Part 14
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
Flip & Tumble Produce Bags
Like many, I'm a big fan of reusable bags (Timbuk2's Hidden bags are my favorites) but am quite guilty of bringing home handfuls...
The Office for Lost Objects
A couple of months ago when I judged a furniture competition sponsored by Design Within Reach, I was lured by a chair design from...
Superb seating, divine design
If you really want to create a talking point in your home, give the floral wallpaper and the Danish lampshades a miss.
Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues
To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...
The New Zealand Native That's Taking Over Rotterdam
The sleek lighting designs of Sabine Marcelis are capturing the attention of fashion houses and architecture firms alike.
Pouffe! There It Is
Versatile like an accent pillow or throw, a pouffe need not match your living-room set to settle in and look right at home.
How Technology Informs the Craft Revolution
An exhibition at Design Museum Holon showcases products that marry handicraft and high-tech.
The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools
Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer,...
Quarry to Table: A Story in Stone
Discover the production process behind a Saarinen marble table...
Q&A with Coyuchi's Design Director
Though my number-one dream job remains journalist and editor (lucky me!) a close second is textile and furniture designer (third...
A 400-sq-ft New York Apartment Gets a Second Chance
New Yorkers often work, eat, sleep, and entertain in a single room.