As other trade shows have contracted, Dwell on Design continues to grow. It’s not a large show but the vendors are well curated and you can picture any of them in the pages of Dwell magazine and many of them probably are. This year we noticed many more larger brands […]
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I have a kitchen conundrum. Storage space is minimal in my loft, especially in the kitchen area. One of the things I really need? A spice rack. I’ve been searching for wall-mounted varieties to add to my wedding registry, but I stumbled across this built-in solution via Dwell’s Twitter feed […]
The Dwell on Design tradeshow was fun but what we were really looking forward to was the Dwell Home Tours. Dwell sets up an Eastside and Westside tour of 6 homes each that are all built in a Modern style. The interiors are also designed and decorated in the Modern […]
This was our first time visiting Dwell on Design which was held at the Los Angeles convention center. It’s billed as the largest design show on the West coast. There were over 200 exhibitors and a ton of discussion panels that focused on design and sustainability. HP also sponsored a […]
Starting today we’ll be attending the 2010 Dwell on Design event. This is the West coast’s largest design event and it is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. There are numerous exhibitors we plan on visiting that cover kitchen and bath design, green materials, industrial design and innovative outdoor […]
Close loop water systems are sustainable and a major step in water conservation. Ecologist Brent Bucknum, principal of Hyphae Design Lab in Oakland, California, shares the ABC’s of re-routing a home’s waste water (greywater) to sustainably irrigate gardens and other green spaces. He takes us from his live/work space in […]
So you’ve got ideas on designing your own home but don’t know where to start? There are some great 3D modeling and virtual room and house planners that you can fiddle with but when it’s time to really get serious you’ll probably need to start a relationship with an architect. […]
Dwell shares their favorite pools and we like the above private lap pool but it’s definitely cut out for business not pleasure. Check out more of our favorite pool photo galleries and articles.
We love to hear of new magazine openings but unfortunately most of the recent offerings have been drab and uninspiring. Until now (we hope). Dwell is spinning off a DIY-centric magazine called Make It Yours. It hits newstands Sept 22nd and is sure to make a splash.
When space is tight and you don’t have the luxury to acquire great furniture but you also need storage options then consider built-ins. These open cabinets get a bad rap sometimes as they show everything and you can’t hid “stuff” but this should be motivation to cleanse your belongings and […]
Hot tubs and jacuzzis are an eye-sore for many homeowners who otherwise have built the perfect modern landscape in their backyards. But Surfacedesign Inc. was up to the task of incorporating the “soaking tub” into their clients modern yard and they pulled it off by creating a ipe wood cover […]
The traditional baroque look will always have its place but if your home and taste can handle it why not break free from the typical palette and explore new colors, textures, fabrics, and patterns on your traditional furniture. Furniture with a Past [Dwell.com]
Dwell.com is no longer just a front for the magazine – they are now offering video, podcasts, and have a blog. If Dwell’s primary online offerings aren’t enough you can interact with other like-minded readers who may be designers, architects, or builders at Dwell Connect.
Allison Arieff (former editor-in-chief of Dwell) has joined the network of New York Times Living Design. In the spirit of traditional print media moving towards online, Allison is one of the bright stars in the shelter field and this move is significant as she was probably courted by many other […]
Dwell magazine explains and highlights the reasons why design-build firms have come to the forefront of new construction. Design-build is simply the process of the team that formulates the plan and project is also the team that constructs the project. Applying the saying “soup-to-nuts” to the construction process.