Profiles

From interviews with current innovators to profiles of the biggest names in history, Dwell is your guide to who's who in design.

Dwell 24: SinCa Design
Dwell 24: SinCa Design
Dave Sinaguglia and Maria Camarena of SinCa Design use traditional woodworking techniques to form their minimalist and sculptural furniture designs.
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Dwell 24: Ángel Mombiedro
In his debut furniture collection for Armombiedro Studio, Ángel Mombiedro mixes geometric forms and materials such as velvet‚ iron‚ and metal.
Dwell 24: Hi Thanks Bye
Stein Wang and Topher Kong’s studio, Hi Thanks Bye, refers to their no-time-wasted approach to furniture design—prioritizing efficiency without sacrificing quality and a sense of...
Dwell 24: Studio Truly Truly
Dwell 24: Studio Truly Truly
Since opening Studio Truly Truly in 2014‚ Joel and Kate Booy have quickly established themselves on the international design scene, including a commission for IKEA.
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Dwell 24: Malcolm Majer
Baltimore’s Malcolm Majer’s chairs are difficult to categorize and highly expressive—all jutting angles and shifting colors.
Dwell 24: Mario Tsai Studio
Mario Tsai founded his research-oriented studio to explore new materials and production methods‚ all through the lens of sustainability.
Dwell 24: Agnes Studio
Guatemala’s pre-Columbian heritage forms the basis for the newest collection by Agnes Studio, led by designers Estefanía de Ros & Gustavo Quintana.
Dwell 24: MIJO STUDIO
Miranda Tengs Brun and Josefine Gilbert are a Danish-Norwegian duo shaking up pattern and textile design with MIJO STUDIO.
Dwell 24: Paula Corrales Studio
Chilean designer Paula Corrales's recent project, Lamps from Chile, employs traditional weaving methods using horsehair and vegetable fiber.
Dwell 24: Àga Concept
Founded in Lagos in 2015‚ Moyo Ogunseinde’s Àga Concept has quickly made a name for itself with a striking collection of homewares and accessories‚ all locally sourced and...
Dwell 24: Gabriel Tan Studio/Origin
Dwell 24: Gabriel Tan Studio/Origin
A vacation to Portugal in 2014 planted the seed for what would become Singapore-born designer Gabriel Tan’s design collaborative‚ Origin.
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Dwell 24: Vidivixi
Mark Grattan and Adam Caplowe's inaugural collection for Vidivixi included marble‚ glass‚ and bronze pieces that took their cue from Mexico City.
Dwell 24: Alex Brokamp
Cincinnati-born designer Alex Brokamp has come along way from making skateboard ramps in his parents’ driveway.
Dwell 24: Ryan Edward Studio
Ryan Edward Studio's three-piece light collection, Orbit—a sconce‚ a pendant‚ and a Calderesque chandelier—proves that lighting can be playful as well as illuminating by inviting...
Dwell 24: Laura Itkonen
Creative restlessness is the special ingredient in Finnish designer Laura Itkonen’s constantly changing collection of porcelain containers‚ tiles‚ tableware‚ and more.
Dwell 24: Samson Furniture Design
Trained as an engineer in aircraft repair‚ Canadian furniture designer Samson Wang‚ 30‚ brings his knowledge of physics to dynamic pieces.
A Conversation With Berlin Architect Diébédo Francis Kéré
The visionary architect talks about his home village in Burkina Faso and his lodgepole pine-log pavilion at Tippet Rise Art Center in Montana.
Dwell 24: Simon Schmitz
From light and shadow to movement and mechanics‚ Hamburg-based lighting designer Simon Schmitz‚ 29‚ is part sculptor‚ part puppeteer.