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Q&A with Textile Designer Jack Lenor Larsen
We chat with the masterful weaver, textile designer, and gardener whose global aesthetic continues to reverberate and influence...
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.
Q&A: Trailblazing Detroit Designer Ruth Adler Schnee
Still working at 95, Ruth Adler Schnee reﬂects on the important names she’s known—Wright, Klee, Eames, Calder—and the equally...
Q&A: Meet the Designer Determined to Preserve the Traditional Craft of Shoemaking
Angela Scott’s heirloom-worthy designs—offering burnished leathers and hand-painted stripes—build on the legacy of handcrafted...
Q&A: Fine Rug Designer Ben Soleimani Launches a New Venture
Fourth-generation rug purveyor Ben Soleimani’s direct-to-consumer brand aims to change the way we shop for home furnishings.
Q&A with Designer Martí Guixé
Designer Martí Guixé is well known for his conceptual food design and ex-designer approach as well as commercial projects like...
Q&A With British Designer Thomas Heatherwick
We caught up with Thomas Heatherwick, eponymous founder of the London-based studio, at the opening of his retrospective...
Q&A with Graphic Designer Julian Montague
With a penchant for all things print, Julian Montague has built up an impressive collection of work including most recently his...
Q&A with Typeface Designer Matthew Carter
When Matthew Carter finished high school in England in the 1950s, he moved to the Netherlands for a year; he’s been working with...
Q&A: How British-Nigerian Designer Yinka Ilori Uses Color to Celebrate His Heritage
Yinka Ilori tells us about his passion for color, how public spaces can bring communities together, and why his parents are his...
Q&A: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
The German designer talks about the futuristic visions in his Vitra exhibition and the thrill of making irritating furniture.
From Sketchbook to Loom, We Reveal How a Brooklyn Designer Created Her New Ocean-Inspired Textile
Following a stroke of inspiration, Rebecca Atwood translated an offhand painting exercise into a new line of fabrics.
Q&A With the Design Duo Behind a Playful Textile Collection
As the Memphis design movement has once again picked up speed, a number of its founding members have been busy pursuing their own...
Q&A: Todd Oldham Explains Why Every Designer Should Own a Makeup Kit
The tireless multihyphenate talks about his heroes, theories on color, and new line of products for children.
Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
The artist, designer, and architect takes us through her formative years as a maker, her dedication to environmental art, and the...
Q&A With Master Architect and Designer Piero Lissoni
Milan-based architect and designer Piero Lissoni is a modern design visionary with a vast portfolio that spans to everything from...
Q&A with Google Glass Designer: Isabelle Olsson
We chat with Isabelle Olsson, Google Glass Designer, about new possibilities, women in design, and that one piece of technology...
Photographer Q&A: Matthew Williams
From Jakarta to Brazil, Brooklyn based photographer Matthew Williams has traveled the globe for Dwell.
Designer to Know: Ian Love
With his Brooklyn studio, Ian Love produces collections of furniture, lighting, and other objects—all made from logs salvaged by...
Using Color for Good: Q&A with Designer Ruth Lande Shuman
Industrial designer Ruth Lande Shuman, who founded the nonprofit Publicolor, expounds on color’s emotional value.