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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.
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: 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...
Designer Rebecca Atwood Wants You to Master the Art of Using Color
Designer and best-selling author Rebecca Atwood talks with Dwell about the importance of infusing color into a home—and how it's...
Q&A: How Berman Horn Studio Used Color to Create a Bright, Light-Filled Retreat in Maine
Architect Maria Berman discusses the importance of selecting a front door color—and why some coastal color trends never go out of...
Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture
The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
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...
Q&A: Architect Barbara Bestor Shares the Secret to Creating Coziness with Color
The architect discusses the philosophy behind her creative color choices—and the true power of a perfect palette.
A Designer’s Midcentury Revival in San Diego Makes a Bold Statement With Color and Scale
Designer Julie Crosby and a team of collaborators transform a rundown property near Southern California’s coastline.
This Edward Fickett–Designed Midcentury Makes Delightful Use of Color
On the market for $2,285,000, the modernized pad also boasts a backyard pool and guesthouse.
28 Electrifying Ways to Use the Color Orange in Your Home
As these exuberant homes show, the secret to using this bold hue is balancing it with neutral tones, plenty of natural light, and...
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...
Inside the Designer's Studio: Good Thing
In less than two years, Good Thing has made its mark by creating affordable housewares that do their thing with a dash of...
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: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
The German designer talks about the futuristic visions in his Vitra exhibition and the thrill of making irritating furniture.
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.