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Articles about unit portables shoulder bag on Dwell.com - Dwell

As David pointed out, things could be a lot worse.<p>With Switch, electronics manufacturer Native Union seeks to break into the portable speaker market.<p>I ride my bicycle quite a lot, and often find myself in the position of having a few things to carry with me, but not really...<p>I've long envied …

Portable

For Unusual Furniture Design Inspiration, Check Out an Auction Site

A good place to find items, styles and builds you've never seen before<p>How do furniture designers develop their style? As we saw in Jory Brigham's …

Pop-Up Linen: The Magical Wardrobe That Disappears When You Want It To

As we millenials increasingly flock to cities and learn to make the most of modest floor plans, we often find ourselves looking for space-saving …

A Furniture Collection Inspired by Narcissim

Through furniture, an imaginary mirror, and self reflection, the story about Greek god Narcissus is told. In this collection, KIMXGENSAPA design …

Structural trusses influence Bridge furniture by Variant Studio

The geometric patterns of bridge structures informed the shapes used to create this wooden furniture by Variant Studio (+ slideshow).<p>Influenced by …

Razor Thin Table

Despite its ultra-ultra-thin form, the Blade table is stronger than it looks. Designed by Alexander Purcell Rodrigues, the dining table takes …

Ikea’s Quest To Design The Perfect All-Purpose Chair

Ikea taps a small Swedish design studio to create a chair that looks as good in an apartment as it does in a conference center.<p>There is an invisible line between the chair suitable for public seating and the one suitable for putting in your home. An aluminum folding chair might look perfectly fine …

"My father never compromised on anything," says Jørgen Henrik Møller. "When he designed a chair, he would find the materials and then design the furniture. Each design took him five years to complete." #møller #moderndesign #dwr #designwithinreach #chair #authenticity #beoriginal

2R Armchair

Premium furniture manufacturers Sien Studios presented its latest quality work – the 2R Armchair – at the 52nd edition of Milan’s Furniture Fair.<p>The …

Origami Bench by blackLAB architects

blackLAB architects inc. designed some clever seating for a special exhibit as part of the 2014 Interior Design Show in Toronto that’s now taken up …

Tokyo Table by Loïc Bard

<b>Product news:</b> this wooden coffee table by Canadian designer Loïc Bard has a gaping mouth for swallowing narrow books and magazines.<p>Tokyo Table …

Custom Steam Engine-Powered Motorcycle Looks Straight out of a Sci-Fi Fantasy

In 2014, Netherlands-based custom motorcycle shop Revatu Customs unveiled the Black Pearl, an utterly unique creation that looks like a cross between a motorcycle and a locomotive. The showpiece vehicle, which is named after Jack Sparrow's infamous pirate ship, is powered by a functioning steam …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Better Living with Uncertainty: Insulin Angel Releases Medication Tracker on Indiegogo

Insulin Angel Develops Temperature Medication Tracker for Diabetics<p>According to the American Diabetes Association in 2012, more than 29 million …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Unleashing a Monster (Hopefully)

Joshua Ben Longo on what it really takes to crowd-fund and mass-produce a terrifyingly cute area rug.<p>Growing up, Joshua Ben Longo was plagued with …

Details & Diagrams: $1,000 IKEA Flat-Pack Refugee Shelter

Emergency shelters are designed to be short-term solutions, and many cannot withstand rain, wind and sun for more than six months. Yet the average …

Thomas Johansson, Design Director, Electrolux: “Product and industrial designers should glean inspiration from people’s needs and problems”

On March 4, Electrolux launched a new installment of the annual design competition for students and young designers Electrolux Design Lab. To …

UX Design

Buster Bulbs Breathe Much-Needed Design into LEDs

With their refined aesthetic, these may finally knock the Edison bulb off of its perch<p>NYC's bars and restaurants currently suffer from an aesthetic …

Talking to the Man Who Introduced Danish Modern Design to America

“Are you naturally gray, or …?” Jens Risom teases me when we meet. I’ve just shown up at his home in New Canaan, and he’s kidding rather than …

A Duffle Bag for the Global Nomad

Jan Chipchase's SDR Traveller for Design Researchers and Adventurers On-The-Go<p>SDR Traveller, makers of high-end travel gear, recently introduced a …

Camping

Form, Function, Sustainability: Live Nau

It’s a rarity, even these days, to find a brand who can nail the sweet spot of form + function + sustainability. Typically, we see two of these being …

Architizer

Sailor Rescued After 66 Days Lost at Sea

A man who went missing more than two months ago was rescued by the Coast Guard, which apparently found him Thursday, floating on the overturned hull …

Coast Guard

510 Cabin is a beautiful creation by architecture students from around the world

When one client needed a flexible vacation spot on a budget that could sleep up to ten people, architects Hunter Leggitt Studio (HLS) created the 510 …

Life Tech Jacket | By Kolon Sport

Design Studio Seymourpowell have designed a new smart jacket for extreme environments called Life Tech, for outdoor sportswear brand Kolon Sport. …