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Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection

Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.<p>Jens Risom's furniture collection was the first designed for and manufactured by Knoll. Originally known as the 600 Series, it quickly put the new furniture company on …

36 Ways To Reconsider The Weather

Guests at Milan Design Week 2014 can think abstractly about the weather at the “laboratory” known as Creative Climates. The 36 pieces on display at this conceptual art installation are the compelling result of a partnership between design think tank Fabrica (with Moleskine as a sponsor) and Daikin, …

The Toledo House in Guatemala City

Toledo House in Guatemala by Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido.<p>The architects of Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido have designed the impressive Toledo …

Häfele's Transformable Living Spaces

Häfele is a German manufacturer of furniture fittings and architectural hardware, and of all the booths we saw at Holz-Handwerk, theirs was the most …

Articles about 6 energy saving skylights on Dwell.com - Dwell

Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>Carrier unveils a thermostat that will help keep your home's energy consumption down.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves …

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Articles about exhibit brings midcentury california design massachusetts on Dwell.com - Dwell

An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury...<p>Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an...<p>Among the vintage interior design trends, the …

Mid-Century modern

Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist | Colossal

<p>The World Photography Organization just announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. This year’s contest received more than …

Articles about 4 pristine prefabs marmol radziner on Dwell.com - Dwell

The broad services of design-build firm Marmol Radziner include an in-house metal shop, out of which comes handcrafted jewelry in...<p>If you read Dwell's February 2009 Process section, you saw the inner workings of the Marmol Radziner prefab factory, where they...<p>From container homes to domed houses, …

Prefab Homes

Modern Californian Home Features a Rooftop Garage

Built just outside of Los Angeles, the <i>Car Park House</i> by Anonymous takes a traditional home layout and literally flips it upside down. While many homes across the country feature garages adjacent or below the main structure of a residence, parking spots for occupants of this house are found above it …

Los Angeles

China’s Enormous Cultural Center Blends into Its Landscape

<i>Harbin Cultural Center</i> is a shining example of good architecture by Beijing-based studio MAD Architects that strives to work with its environment rather than disrupt it. Instead of breaking up landscapes and changing the scenery, the buildings are as naturally incorporated into the surrounding …

Concerts

One Tree Hill by ONG&ONG

With Teo Boon Kiat tackling the architecture and Natalie Louey handling the interior design, the ONG&ONG team designed a house to cater to the …

Articles about midcentury modern renovation hudson valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...<p>Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a …

Hudson Valley

Articles about 10 cool spaces kids on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up our outdoor spaces.<p>The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about building modern pavilions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.<p>For those of you, like me, who missed out on Wednesday's broadcast premiere of the wonderful IM Pei: Building China Modern,...<p>Stephen Yablon Architect reimagines the stilt-house typology for a cutting-edge modern addition …

Two Hulls House in Nova Scotia, Canada by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Minimalist Architecture amidst a Coastal Landscape.<p>The Two Hulls House in Nova Scotia, Canada is designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. The …

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Design

A Backyard Library by 3rdSpace

You might have noticed a trend over the last five or so years that takes the home office or guest room outside of the house and into the backyard. …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 5 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Nokia revenues slide 21% but Lumia sales reach new high

Nokia reported an operating profit of €118m in the third quarter of 2013, although its revenues fell 22% year on year to €5.7bn.<p>The company was buoyed by stronger sales of its flagship Lumia Windows Phone handsets, with 8.8m shipments representing a new high for the brand.<p>Nokia has now sold 36.1m …

Cellular iPads consume 3x the mobile data as smartphones

Since the iPad(s aapl) arrived more than three years ago, Wi-Fi-only versions of the tablet have been far more popular than cellular-capable models. …

Articles about renovated loft soho on Dwell.com - Dwell

Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.<p>Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful,...<p>A fashion label founder refuses to hide the rough side of her Brooklyn apartment, exposing pipes, columns, vents, …

Living Rooms

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>From clever materials to coastal living, here's what caught …

A Historic Staircase in Caltagirone, Sicily Used as a Backdrop for Light and Flower Festivals | Colossal

<p>Built in 1608, the Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte is a 142-step staircase in Caltagirone, Sicily made from thousands of ceramic tiles, one …

Glowing Light Installations Produce Ethereal Landscapes

These glowing, ethereal scenes by photographer Barry Underwood are certainly not your typical landscapes. In each composition, the Ohio-based artist explores the effects of artificial light placed within natural settings. Through this intervention, the images evoke a sense of an eerie presence that …

PSFK Imagines Home of the Future

In case you missed Dwell's July/August issue, there's another chance to peep technology for the home of the future, thanks to a PSFK exhibition in New York City.<p>PSFK—the creative agency and innovation-focused website—has released another "Future Of" report, this time geared towards the home …

Design

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Natural light was harnessed for these spectacular A+Award-winning projects.<p>Renowned architects have now …

Architecture

12 Reasons to Eat at the Kitchen Counter

Back in the days of June Cleaver, it was the eat-in kitchen that signalled success. These days it’s a well-turned-out, preferably oversized, kitchen …

Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

Engineering