Today's printers do so much more than put ink on paper. Now printers use layers of plastics and metals to create custom decor and even building materials. Not too long ago, new fabrication technologies like 3-D printing and... more »
With a design of the future on top and a nod to the past on the base, this eclectic chair mixes iconic and innovative design in an award-winning piece of furniture. Katie Lee, a product design student at the University of Oregon, designed this "6 Shades... more »
I just spent six full days — and I do mean absolutely full, morning-till-night days — at North Carolina's High Point Market, which is the largest home furnishings trade show on the planet. By the time... more »
A fiery orange tepee and an electric antique sign light up a playroom, a living plant wall drapes over a freestanding bathtub and 60-year-old Monterey pines grow in an elegant living room. This house of wonders isn't your average homeowner's residence... more »
Take 23 San Francisco designers' artistic interpretations of science and technology and put them into lounge form, and you have the perfect opening event for the new location of the city's Exploratorium, an... more »
There's a moment in the 2002 Charlie Kaufman film Adaptation, which is based on Susan Orlean's book The Orchid Thief, when the toothless orchid hunter wades through chest-high swamp water in search of a rare varietal called the Ghost Orchid.... more »
While browsing the Koelnmesse exhibition hall at imm Cologne, I was finding it hard not to pay attention to the diverse creative shelving solutions. Now in its eighth year, the prominent furnishing and interior... more »
This year marks Koelnmesse's and the German Design Council's 10th [D³] Contest, one of the world’s most renowned competitions showcasing up-and-coming designers and their innovative products.... more »
Get ready for design festival season. This year, take your pick of festivals and fairs from Finland to Austria. Stateside, watch a film dedicated to Joseph Eichler and his planned communities, or interact with a sculpture in Long Island City. In Vancouver,... more »
See what's new and trending, from tabletop products to nursery furnishings, at the New York International Gift Fair. Or maybe you're in the mood for some art or architecture history? Our roundup of events below has something for you.
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Whether you're interested in discovering new artists or talking architecture, choose a design event below to get inspired.
Tell us: What's on your creative calendar? Let us know about your favorite July design events in the... more »
The Dwell on Design expo is going on this weekend (June 22–24, 2012) in Los Angeles, and this year is bigger and better than last. I saw some cool new products you'll want now. If you are in the L.A. area, check it... more »
From a rooftop exhibit at the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to West Coast design festivals, you'll find an assortment of inspiring things to keep your home looking fresh this summer. Bookmark this article, grab a friend and make some plans to... more »
Play house in a period room in Brooklyn or get crafty at Chicago's Randolph Street Market with a DIY workshop. Whether scoring the perfect antique wood carving or sussing out the newest contemporary product is your thing, our roundup of events... more »