Advertising
Advertising

Latest Articles in Furniture Design

Advertising
black floor lamp, chair, and wood table by new zealand company resident

Furniture from New Zealand's Resident

New Zealand furniture company Resident has caught our eye with its sleek, minimalist furniture and lighting. Established in 2011, the brand "draws from the eclectic inspirations of a select group of designers, championing New Zealand–based manufacturing." We love Resident's materials-driven approach that lets the inherent characteristics of natural wood, brass, and stone be the true stars.
August 30, 2013
modern sideboard with gray drawer fronts by Derek Welsh

Modern Furniture by Glasgow Woodworker Derek Welsh

From his Glasgow studio, woodworker Derek Welsh fashions craft-oriented modern furniture and bespoke interiors projects. At designjunction, a contemporary showcase at the London Design Festival, Welsh will exhibit a series of handmade pieces rendered in natural oak with laminate accents. "Graft is a new collection of modern utility pieces that are understated and confident in their simplicity," says Welsh in a written statement. The range includes a desk, table, sideboard, low bench, and shelving. Let's have a look.
August 29, 2013
barbara bestor silverlake pool

Barbara Bestor's Colorful Modern Home in Silver Lake

We first documented the ten-month renovation of Los Angeles-based architect Barbara Bestor's 1950s bungalow here, but gather your things and get ready to soak in some sun rays yet again by visiting the beautiful sunny Silver Lake, California home of architect Barbara Bestor. In addition to being behind the lens, photographer Dabito collaborated with
August 22, 2013
cherry red layered side table, ideal for display

Dwell's Favorite West Elm Finds

We love West Elm for their style, affordability, and dedication to design that solves everyday problems. Here, we present some of our favorite West Elm pieces we've found and loved over the years. Get some inspiration and then go shopping!
August 22, 2013
white standing desk by UpDesk

The UpWrite Convertible Standing Desk

Office design is the subject of continual research and debate and as a recent survey by global architecture superfirm Gensler found, "only one in four U.S. workers are in optimal workplace environments. The rest are struggling to work effectively, resulting in lost productivity, innovation, and worker engagement." While its unlikely that the fantastical playground-like offices of tech companies like Google (which are designed to foster greater productivity) will arrive en masse, there is a smaller yet very beneficial change that can take place: standing up instead of sitting down while working. The new adjustable-height UpWrite desk by Nashville, Tennessee–based company UpDesk makes it easier to do just that.
August 21, 2013
sofa king charles

Sofa Classics: B&B Italia

Two B&B Italia sofa designs crop up frequently in the Dwell archives: the Charles by Antonio Citterio and the Tufty-Time by Patricia Urquiola. Here are seven homes that sport the now-iconic upholstered seats.
August 20, 2013
home taja

Brazilian Design 101

Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known for. Let us know what your favorites are. Viva Brasilia!
August 19, 2013

5 Well-Designed Dining Room Tables

The table is imperative to creating a dining room. How much attention it grabs, however, is up to you. Here are five equally sleek tables that can be the most prominent piece of furniture in the house, or can fade into the background.
August 18, 2013
atelier areti  3

Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti

After pulling out many hats for several architecture and design firms around the world, the sisters Kershbaumer branched out and set up studio in 2008. Since then, the London-based pair has been churning out beautiful, well-made minimalist designs that make you reimagine how each piece would interact and define the surrounding space around it. "A beautiful product to us is a product that also has to be useful and well made. It has to be a simple and elegant solution." We couldn't agree more. Here, five of our favorite creations from Atelier Areti.
August 16, 2013
Advertising
Advertising