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

Water Sports
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito floating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
KOR's Kickstarter: Nava Filtering Water Bottle
KOR Water kickstarters (Is that a verb? We're making it a verb) a new filtering water bottle design.
London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe by Schemata Architects
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe is a minimal cafe located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Schemata Architects.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
Music By Design
Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
12 Apartment Rental Design Tips
Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...
12 Design-smart Food Containers
Packed-up leftovers and stacked-up pantries are rarely the pride of the kitchen, but hiding them out of sight puts perishables...
The bkr Bottle
When Tal Soltz set out to design a reusable water bottle, dissatisfied with the clunky and chunky options on the market, she...
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Strongly Connected to Bodies of Water
For some people, living by a body of water is an important priority—and when it comes time to building or renovating their dream...
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...

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