The Eco-Design Movement
Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)
The Design Week Movement
If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea,…
Live/Work Design Contest WInner
Dwell and Design Within Reach (DWR) proudly announced the winner of their Live/Work Design Contest at the 7th Annual…
Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos. He was fascinated by Spiderman and…
Space to Work, Room to Play
A mobile game studio in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District outgrows its original office and brings back designer Sheena…
All in a Day's Work
The lifetime oeuvre of British textile designer Lucienne Day is celebrated in her centennial year.
The Postmodern Movement
Manifesto: Robert Venturi, “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture” (1966)
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the…
How to make white work in a kitchen
White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s become a base coat, rather than a feature piece in interior…
The Futurist Movement
Manifesto: F.T. Marinetti, “The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism” (1909)
The Arts and Crafts Movement
Manifesto: William Morris, “The Lesser Arts of Life” (1877)
The New Urbanism Movement
Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of…
Work @ Home
Work @ Home
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
Behind the Design: Alain Gilles
Belgian designer Alain Gilles established his eponymous studio in 2007. Fast-forward ten years and he has amassed an…
Interior Design and the ADA
Our story begins in Saudi Arabia in the 1950s.
Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of…
How-To Design with Patterned Rugs
Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.
Vacation for Design Lovers
Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.
The Best of Dutch Design?
NAi Publishing, in collaboration with the Dutch Design Awards, recently released the 2010 Dutch Design Yearbook, a…