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Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Eight Acoustic Amplifier for iPhone

The <b>Eight Acoustic Amplifier</b> would be a nice gift for anyone with love for wooden products. It’s a beautifully crafted solid wood dock that amplifies …

Articles about thriving micro living model on Dwell.com - Dwell

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.<p>Limited Edition for Holiday...<p>From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>As I reported earlier, the Kimball Art Center in Park City, …

Sonoma County

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen with Hints of Japan

Not too long ago, on a quick business-ey type trip to Toronto, I made a side pilgrimage to Mjölk (one of our favorite shops ever at Remodelista). …

Japanese Food

Table Topography: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes by Greg Klassen | Colossal

<p>Furniture maker Greg Klassen builds intricately designed tables and other objects embedded with glass rivers and lakes. Inspired by his surroundings …

Sleep in the Trees Inside a Portable Suspended Treehouse by Tentsile | Colossal

<p>Created by UK inventor Alex Shirley-Smith, Tentsile is an ingenious portable suspended treehouse that installs much like a hammock while offering …

The Haiku Is One Smart Ass Ceiling Fan

Jaime’s roundup of Best of Dwell On Design LA 2014 covered a wide range of offerings that were on display this past week at the Los Angeles …

Haiku

Circular Affordable Housing Prototype

Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>It was the grain of sand that became a pearl. CxMxD, a team of three New York City–based designers, hit upon the idea of a faceted circle while conceptualizing their entry for Add-on’13, an affordable-housing …

Guido Einemann's Mobile Furniture-Building Workstations

A gentleman with the unlikely name of Guido Einemann sought to design and build, as Ron Paulk did, the perfect workbench to suit his needs. But …

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Magnetic Hangers Are Perfect For Neat Freaks

These hook-free hangers make it easier to organize your closet. Bonus: no more of that awful screechy metal-on-metal scraping noise.<p>Hooks: good for pirates, annoying for clothes. The hooks on clothes hangers get caught in loose knits, get tangled with each other, break off, bend, and do all kinds …

Modern Bookshelf Features a Hidden Built-In Ladder

If you're someone who is vertically challenged, then trying to fetch something at the top of a bookshelf is a chore. You have to grapple with a wobbly chair that doesn't get you quite high enough to reach that old cookbook. Well, fumble no further because Karen King has designed the perfect …

Broken: Furniture that Explores the Defects in Wood

Finnish designer Jalmari Laihinen, aka byJalmari, explores the beauty of wood with all of its cracks, breaks, and defects, in a series of furniture …

Furniture

Production Methods: Old School Wood Manufacturing Jigs and Fixtures in Hungary

At eight-minutes-plus, this production methods video is longer than the average internet denizen's 2.5-minute attention span, but anyone who makes …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

What Time Is It? Time for You to Design a Better Watch

Everyone loves to back a winner. Eone Time brought the Bradley Timepiece to Kickstarter and the people of Kickstarter backed it to the moon and, uh, …

Articles about 5 nautical abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the …

Tablet Desk 2.0

Deceptively simple and highly adaptable, the Bee9 Tablet Desk 2.0 is designed to redefine not what a desk is, but where you can put it. Its simple …

Dwell

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The only clip you’ll ever need!

The Gripstar pushes the concept of versatility to an entirely new level with its minimalistic yet remarkably multifunctional design! Easily mounted …

Are You Ready to Move the World? New Balance Wants a Color, Material and Trend Designer

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. They seek to hire associates who are always on the …

Schofield Watch Company: Blacklamp

Since Schofield Watch Company's Signalman was released, its designer Giles Ellis has been riding his self-made wave of design-inspired success right into the upper echelons of modern horology. With his second timepiece, the Blacklamp, Ellis has taken his successful design and refined so much that …

Kabino Sideboard by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen

If we’re being honest, we all know sideboards can, well, be super boring. Designer Simon Legald had the notion to create a simple sideboard that was …

Interview: Stephen Kenn

by Tariq Dixon<p>Stephen Kenn’s approach to design is quite simple: “Strip things down to the barest bones.” Throughout the LA-based designer’s career, he has explored this philosophy in various forms—including two denim brands and an accessories line, Temple Bags. While tremendously varied in form …

Be the Change You Wish to See: Design for the US Mint

If you've ever dreamed of making your art available to millions of indifferent people in the form of a cold, hard choking hazard, we've got good …

Infographic: Where You Should Look For A Job

The unemployment rate may be down, but it’s hard to know if the economy is actually getting better. And it’s even harder to know if the economy is getting better for <i>you</i>. Recovery isn’t even across the board, which is why Justin Fox broke it down in a simple chart that asks “Who’s Been Hiring? (And …

Ruphus

Founded this past September as a creative outlet for the smaller ideas that would otherwise go untouched by designer Matt Rafael at his home and interior design/build company Raphael Design, Ruphus utilizes Rafael's 20 plus years of design experience to produce a modest range of furniture and …

Featherlight Pocket Watch

The latest addition to ZIIIRO’s collection of modern timepieces is this sleek pocket watch or stylish pendant accessory, depending on how you use it. …

Sandwichbike: A Flat-Packed Wooden Bicycle

Would you believe that an adult bicycle could arrive flat-packed, be easily assembled by you at home, and ready to be ridden in just a short matter …

Big Ideas and Bold Solutions. Lowe's Wants a Product Design Manager in Mooresville, North Carolina

Are you driven by potential? Lowe's is too. They are propelled by the pioneering spirits who find opportunity in change. As a FORTUNE 100 company, …