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

Wanted Design & NYC Design Week
Design Week is upon us in New York City.
Hand-Me-Down Design for Long Life
In a world of planned obsolescence, it's hard to convince people to buy a product that can never be one-upped by the shinier,...
DANI ARPS DESIGNS COOL, CREATIVE SPACES THAT STARTUPS NEED TO SUCCEED
New York City-based interior designer Dani Arps understands what makes entrepreneurs tick.
After Sandy, an NYC Designer Rehabs His Ruined Apartment—and Lends Neighbors a Hand with Theirs
The perks of having a designer in the co-op.
A Look Inside Squarespace NYC
Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their minimalist branding.
Preview: Reclaimed Space
Among the highlights at last year's Dwell on Design was a cozy modular home created by Reclaimed Space, who hauled their...
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home.
At Dwell on Design, Learn What Is Being Done to Make NYC More Resilient Post-Sandy
Join us for a conversation with architects Illya Azaroff and Lance Brown on possible improvements to New York City's defenses...
NYC Vertical Neighborhood?
In the highly contested 53 West 53rd Street site in Manhattan, Axis Mundi has revealed an alternatively 'diverse' design for the...
Of Scott's Grandmother and Reclaimed Wood
He lists his grandmother ("who recycled everything") as his inspiration. How can you not be smitten with Scott Raffaele?
Lindlund is a Creative Ruler that Oozes Lagom
Lindlund is a beautiful new analog ruler designed by Swedes for the digital age.
"Made by Hand" Video Series
Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.
Look Ma, No Burnt Hands
As a parent, I'm always on the lookout for innovative and stylish ways not to break my kid.
Baron Fig Launches Infinity—a Limited Edition Vanguard Notebook
NYC-based Baron Fig continues to innovate with thoughtful products designed to propel the creative process forward.
Hands Off the Icons
“What would Hans Wegner say?” I tweeted upon seeing a citrus-tinged Wishbone chair on Design*Sponge.
Boston in Your Hands
The latest Play Date at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art was held last weekend, to much applause and hands-on revelry in...
Swiss Design at Dwell on Design
It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Perched on top of a sculpted steel skyscraper, this sumptuous, 3,771-square-foot residence will run you $45,000 a month.
Design in Houston
The Monogram Modern Home continued its modern design road trip down south to Houston, stopping at the Houston Antiques Art+Design...