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design
12/18/2014But can it shoot around corners?
9/4/2014The Smart Watch We're Still Waiting For | Wait
8/28/2014In Praise Of Limitations
7/15/2014Introducing Thomas Mark Heritage | Buy
6/16/2014Restoration Hardware rolls out 13-volume catalogue weighing 15 pounds
5/5/2014Three underappreciated aspects of Google's Project Ara
2/14/2014Fun With Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists
2/3/2014Great moments in bad timing, Super Bowl ad edition | Fail
1/28/2014The pilot's watch evolved | Buy
11/27/2013Tumi Warms Up | Buy
8/28/2013On the design of the Xbox One and Playstation 4 | Fail
8/2/2013LEGO Architecture Studio is the awesomest thing ever | Buy
7/5/2013Still no perfect phone | Fail
6/7/2013Great moments in design: The Split-Flap Display
6/3/2013Don't you die on us, J.C. Penney
5/17/2013Ride 'em in, cowhide... | Buy
4/3/2013The 2015 Audi A3 and size escalation
4/1/2013What Ali Wore
3/29/2013Spring / Summer 2013 Lightweight Scarves | Buy
12/14/2012Stocking Stuffers, 2012 Edition
12/12/2012Can the MKZ make Lincoln cool?
11/28/2012If your suit looks dated, you bought the wrong suit.
8/10/2012Umbrellas for Grown-Ups | Buy
7/27/2012Don't be that iPad camera guy | Fail
7/18/2012Canvas Luggage | Buy
6/25/2012Cool beach towels from uncool places | Buy
6/6/2012Here comes the Tesla Model S
5/23/2012Eames, Updated
4/20/2012Ideabox AKTIV
4/18/2012Restoration Hardware, without the restoration | Fail
3/28/2012Why nobody's impressed by your luxury crap | Fail
3/14/2012Glossary: apphole | Fail
3/5/2012The Hill-side | Buy
12/21/2011The Unrefinery Award for 2011: Warby Parker | Buy
12/19/2011The L.L.Bean leather tote: now with 100% less woodland crap | Buy
12/2/2011Introducing The Unrefinery Poster Series
10/31/2011Mailbag: Digital Watches
10/26/2011From the Things We Never Thought We'd Hear Ourselves Say Department: "Hey, that's a nice looking Kia."
10/24/2011Gimme Shelter (Magazines) | Buy
10/7/2011Scoring the retro NHL jerseys
9/16/2011Saab and Jaguar are betting on bland
9/12/2011Venn Diagram Explaining The Problem With The Office Chair Marketplace | Fail
8/24/2011A.P.C.: New Site, New Collection
8/12/2011IKEA 2012 | Buy
7/29/2011Mailbag: Good watches under $100? | Buy
7/11/2011This is why we pick on Dwell. | Fail
7/1/2011Mailbag: How to carry your mid-day load-out | Buy
6/1/2011Sandstorm: safari-grade luggage from Kenya | Buy
5/4/2011Non-leather luggage | Buy
4/27/2011The New New Beetle
4/25/2011Hide In Plain Sight | Buy
3/30/2011Eco-Gentrification: It looked good on paper... | Fail
3/28/2011Mailbag: Bags of last resort for urban pack mules?
3/25/201120 Hangers Wardrobe
2/18/2011Whatever happened to style? (Apparently the Europeans took it?) | Fail
1/28/2011Modern furniture: if you're gonna go knock-off, pay knock-off prices.
1/26/2011Timex Originals | Buy
12/29/2010Mini Countryman All4 | Buy
12/10/2010Dwell Magazine on Tron: Legacy
11/19/2010The Fiat 500 Hits The Colonies | Buy
10/20/2010Rise Up, Eco Warriors | Buy
10/1/2010American Look: the classic love letter to mid-century design
8/2/2010The ABC News iPad app is a stinking heap of FAIL. | Fail
6/18/2010CNBC's brilliant information display of BP FAIL
5/19/2010Peugeot RCZ | Buy
4/19/2010CB2 is coming around | Buy
3/12/2010Design help for poor Manhattan lawyers
3/1/2010Dress Code WIN
2/19/2010Audi A1: So close, and yet... | Wait
2/17/2010Vancouver and native art: traditional modernity | Buy
12/23/2009The Spirit of Competition | Buy
12/18/2009Met Home has met its end. Dwell, take note. | Fail
12/2/2009Holiday Gifts for Women, 2009 Recession Edition | Buy
11/11/2009Retro Electronics Design
9/7/2009The Awesomeness of Soviet Propaganda Art | Buy
8/5/2009Mailbag: Paint My Mini | Buy
7/8/2009Again with the animal water | Fail
7/1/2009The Canadian Design Resource
6/5/2009The Wayfinding Handbook | Buy
5/11/2009Toyota FJ Cruiser: get 'em while they last | Buy
5/4/2009Saddle Tan Overnight Bags | Buy
4/27/2009There's nothing wrong with carpet
4/22/2009How to decorate like a dork | Fail
4/13/2009Your Biggest Fan | Buy
4/10/2009The Phat Ride Messenger Bag | Buy
4/6/2009That's some refreshing piddle | Fail
3/25/2009Mailbag: What NOT to buy at Ikea
3/13/2009Data Flow | Buy
2/2/2009Unusable Interior Design | Fail
1/7/2009IKEA's appliances: not KRÅPPI | Buy
11/26/2008Holiday Gifts for Women | Buy
11/24/2008Ikea Steps Up | Buy
11/13/2008The Art and Colour of General Motors | Buy
10/29/2008Slow Signs of Prefab Progress | Wait
10/13/2008The Lost Art of the Cool Office
9/8/2008Phoenix: You Aren't Doing It Right | Fail
9/3/2008An Ode To Brown
8/16/2008Real Designers Don't Pop | Fail
8/11/2008Prefab @ MoMA: Not There Yet | Wait
8/8/2008TV in bed. In the living room. | Buy
7/31/2008Mailbag: Scooter Stylin' | Buy
7/28/2008Louis Vuitton Hunts For Male Buyers | Fail
7/24/2008Zegari Barcelona Bag | Buy
7/20/2008The Modern Fan Company | Buy
7/3/2008Compact Fluorescent Lamps | Wait
7/1/2008Azure: Canada's Design Magazine | Buy
6/23/2008Krejci Tire Bags | Buy
6/12/2008DWR Is Just Mocking Us | Fail
5/13/2008Hotel Place d'Armes, Montreal | Buy
4/17/2008Modern Planters | Buy
3/31/2008Design Within Reach | Fail
3/27/2008Porsches That Aren't 911s | Fail