The Obstacles That Drive Wheelchair Users Crazy
An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.
DIY Electronics Company Aims to Turn Even the Least Savvy Users Into Smart Tech Wizards
Through her company littleBits, MIT-trained engineer Ayah Bdeir turns humble objects into remote-controlled, Internet-connected...
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
7 People to Follow on Dwell Right Now
We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.
Wundrwatch Sets Its Own Time
Wundrwatch aims to reinvent the concept of traditional timepieces and encourage the user to see time in a completely new light.
7 People to Watch on Dwell
New to the platform? Start following these users and get a head start on your daily dose of design.
How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Dwell Teams with Decorist to Make Getting Modern Interior Design Easy
The online design platform Decorist connects users who want to refresh their space with Dwell-approved professionals.
The Dwell Community Weighs in to Share the Best Gifts of the Season
As part of our community-focused holiday series, we decided to compose a collaborative roundup of gift suggestions from some of...
Hulger’s Pappa Phone Is a Wooden Gadget Done Right
If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.
Top Design Boards on Pinterest
For designers, artists, and virtual hoarders, Pinterest is the perfect website for whiling away hours.
Ditch the Area Rug: This Easy, Modular Carpet System Has Serious Green Cred
FLOR's modular carpet squares allow users to completely customize the flooring in their home.
Modular Shelving by Objects
Barcelona architect Carme Pinós just released a new furniture line called Objects, which includes shelving, wardrobes, and tables.
Five Questions for Nitin Rao
Nitin Rao, along with Kaustuv DeBiswas, is co-founder of Sunglass, a cloud-based environment that aims to democratize design and...
Fabrics by the People, for the People
Since the dawn of e-commerce, many businesses have been liberated from the steep costs of renting retail space and paying...
What the Font?
Ever ask yourself, "Is that Arial or Helvetica?" (Or for type snobs, "Is that Helvetica or Helvetica Neue?") Then WhatTheFont may...
Fun with Color
For the visually inclined, Flickr can be an invitation to spend hours meandering virtually through the snapshots of strangers (an...
Instant Gratification
Long before the age of digital cameras there was the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera.
Amazon's Kindle 2
On February 24, online retailer Amazon.com begins shipping its Kindle 2, the newest version of Amazon's electronic book reader.