The conventional version of theopen-plan office is now regarded as a failure.
Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment
A design collaboration between European furniture manufacturer Vitra and lifestyle voyeur Freunde von Freunden lays out a...
Vitra's Newest Space is a Furniture Fanatic's Fantasy
Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum showcases more...
An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
"Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art...
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
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.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Suita Sofa by Antonio Citterio
I'm smitten with this modular sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio in 2010.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Touring Switzerland: Day 4
The morning weather in Madiswil at the Hotel Baeren was gloomy at best.
12 Seconds with Konstantin Grcic
Yesterday we at Dwell had the honor of welcoming designer Konstantin Grcic and Josef Kaiser, president of Vitra, to our offices.
Off to Switzerland
I'm headed off to Switzerland on Saturday to take part in the Presence Switzerland Design and Innovation tour.
Events this Weekend: 3.18-21
This weekend, Peter Cook curates an exhibit of the next great architects, the Vitra Design Museum reopens its doors for a new...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Women in Design at City Modern
This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic...
Hidden Heroes Hits London
Hidden Heroes, a traveling exhibit celebrating masterful design as applied to the everyday object, has touched down in London at...
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Stay in a Swiss Vacation Home That's Literally Inside a Mountain
Villa Vals, a four-bedroom vacation rental in the stunning Alpine village of Vals, Switzerland, is not your conventional ski...
See Inside Dwell’s New Office
We're exploring a new way to work in Manhattan.
7 Tips on How to Childproof Your Living Space Without Sacrificing Design
If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a baby—consider childproofing your living space to reduce the...