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

Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
Product Design by Femme Den
At this point, it's virtually ingrained in the popular consciousness: “Women make up 50 percent of the population and 85 percent...
Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
Crowd-Sourced Product Design
Founded by the 23-year-old entrepreneur Ben Kaufman—who previously developed an award-winning iPod accessory when he was still in...
An Introduction to Product Design
Last night I went to a corner liquor store to buy some toothpaste.
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...
Donald Strum: Behind Great Product Design
Donald Strum, principal of product design at Michael Graves Design Group, drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Business of...
Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design
The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries.
Products We Love: The Mag Coffee Table
Ali Sandifer’s coffee table conceals books and magazines.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Celebrate the Solar Eclipse With 13 Products That Are Out of This World
Today is the day! But even if you aren't on the path of totality, you can still get in the spirit with these stellar items.
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.
10 Cozy Spaces and 15 Products to Help You Get Ready For Fall
When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...
Our Products Are Oeko-Tex Certified: What That Means
We sleep better at night knowing Parachute is doing its part to protect the planet.
Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced
Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle...
Products We Love: Modern by Dwell Magazine Barware
Welcome to our latest installment of Products We Love, where we test-drive beloved design items and document the process in our...
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.

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