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Successful restaurants offer the holy trinity of good food, good service, and good ambience. Design can influence all…
Advice For Buying A New Bed
When you decide to take the plunge and buy a new bed, your choice deserves some careful consideration. Picking out good…
Gone with the Sound
Acoustic systems by Mike Mironenko for ODESD2
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear…
Taking His Own Advice
When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about the state of the planet that, without prompting from…
Estonian Forest Sounds
Despite its seemingly self-explanatory name, the field of Interior Architecture reaches far beyond the boundaries of…
Cathy Leff takes to the road (and sidewalk) to lead us on an intrepid bicycle tour of Miami’s architectural and…
Green Car Buying Advice
Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, dispenses buying advice for the latest fuel-efficient and…
Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum…
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
Sound and Vision: Elegant New Home Electronics From Denmark
Bang & Olufsen, pioneers in making consumer electronics look as good as they perform, unveils two new speakers and a TV.
The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
How to Pitch: Advice from Design Editors
Okay, so you've completed your brilliant home renovation. Now how to pitch your work to the publications? Our Design…
A Close Look at Happy Plugs’ Sound Pieces
Happy Plugs, a Stockholm-based fashion and lifestyle brand, aims to develop tech accessories that can be personalized…
A Sound Professional Goes DIY While Building an Affordable Montana Home
A resourceful sound mixer sources some local design talent, rolls up his sleeves, and builds small, green, and…
10 Design Insiders Sound Off on Knockoffs
In researching the much-discussed essay "The Real Cost of Rip-Offs" for Dwell's June 2012 issue (on newsstands now),…
From Vinyl to Streaming, An Audio Expert Takes Us Through More Than 100 Years of Sound Tech
Sound and vision coalesce to create the ultimate acoustic experiences.
A Former Boatbuilder Dives Into Furniture Design
At first, boatbuilder turned furniture designer may sound odd, but as you think about it, it makes more and more sense.
This Hive Makes Visitors a Part of the Swarm
London’s Kew Gardens welcomes a sound and art installation that captures the vital role of bees in global ecosystems.
This Awesome Software Converts the Music of the Beatles and Queen Into Textile Patterns
British designer Nadia-Anne Ricketts spins sound waves into graphic textiles.
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