Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side
Data defines the way we build and the way we design our cities and structures—at least if we want to build smart, says Roger...
Domestic Data Streamers: Infographics You Can Touch
This Barcelona-based collective turns information into art by democratizing data displays.
Exhibiting Interest
Get your information from curators, professors of contemporary art, critics, and other collectors through your local arts...
Renowned Graphic Designer Michael Bierut Gets His First Retrospective
Unlike architecture, graphic design has only moments to communicate information, emotion, and intention.
Top Tips for Designing the Office
Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...
Jason Pontius on Blog Themes
Recently I had the idea of asking a well-placed, well-respected web designer who understands the vagaries of design, branding,...
Friday Finds 9.11.09
A great sigh of relief gave way to early anticipation as we sent off our first ever Dwell Special Issue last week.
Mini Mania
During the holidays a friend sent me a link to these pendants of miniature classic mid-century modern chairs.
HelioTrace Robotic Facade
I was intrigued by a rendering featured in the latest newsletter from SOM, which came across my desk a few weeks ago.
Drawn From Clay
Increasingly, consumers like to know the source of the things they buy and products are often sold with information that goes...
Text Appeal
Will Robison and Jacob Krupnick believe that transforming basic transactions into “retail experiments” will change the rapport we...
From the Show Floor: Eve Troeh
Making a green decision isn’t always easy.
Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed
The Frieze Art Fair made quite the first impression last spring when it hopped the pond for its inaugural New York exhibition.
Sleek Oven Will Solve Your Cooking Needs
Miele's new Range Series is a chef's best friend.
Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date
The recent fifth edition of Sofia Design Week in Bulgaria's capital city marked a milestone for this international festival...
Artist Carl Andre's Process
Last night I read this wonderful profile of minimalist artist Carl Andre in the New Yorker.
David Shrigley for The Thing Quarterly
Cult object-based publication, The Thing Quarterly, known for collaborations with contemporary eminent figures such as...
Building the Maxon House: Week 7
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...
In Memoriam: Ada Louise Huxtable
We were very saddened to learn that the great architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable passed away Monday, January 7th, 2012.
A View To A Hill
Seven floors up, in an unassuming office building just shy of Chinatown, Dwell's San Francisco headquarters look out over the...