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  1. Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
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    Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo

    Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos. He was fascinated by Spiderman and dreamed of the day when he could help the helpless. Today, he still prefers to...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    08.17.12

  2. Venice Biennale: National Pavilions 2
    Travel Reports

    Venice Biennale: National Pavilions 2

    As promised, here is the second part of our grand tour through the national pavilions at the 2010 Venice Biennale. Sejima forecasted well - the strongest crowd-pleasers were not the ones that...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    09.07.10

  3. Venice Biennale: National Pavilions 1
    Travel Reports

    Venice Biennale: National Pavilions 1

    The concept of each country showing their best colors at the Venice Biennale began from 1895, in the same spirit of nationalism (or chauvinism) of the World's Fair. This year, proceeding straight...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    09.01.10

  4. 10 Impressive New University Buildings
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    10 Impressive New University Buildings

    Think of these inspiring new additions to schools and universities around the world as teachable monuments.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.21.14

  5. A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard
    House Tours

    A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard

    Architect Thomas Balaban creates a secret outdoor oasis within a Montreal house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Adrien Williams
    02.10.15

  6. The Opulent Modernism of Platner
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    The Opulent Modernism of Platner

    For Warren Platner, whose modernist pedigree would make any contemporary designer squeal, design was all about the right groovy palette for the right glitzy project. Minimalists need not apply.

    written by: Alexandra Lange
    11.19.10

  7. Yes Please More
    A Great Idea

    Yes Please More

    While the United States is leaps and bounds behind Europe when it comes to publicly funding the arts and design, the city of Denver and Yes Please More are doing their best to encourage creative...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.18.11

  8. Preview: New from Wallter
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: New from Wallter

    At Dwell on Design last year, Richmond, California-based design company Wallter made a splash with its powder-coated products and the debut of its new planter. Owners and designers Max and Linda...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.22.11

  9. Turkish Contemporary Design at ICFF 2013: WantedDesign
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    Turkish Contemporary Design at ICFF 2013: WantedDesign

    This May an exhibition of contemporary Turkish design was on display at the third installment of the Wanted Design fair, a burgeoning satellite to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in...

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    06.13.13

  10. 6 Beautifully Designed Retail Stores
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    6 Beautifully Designed Retail Stores

    From Paris to San Francisco, take a gander at six of our favorite retail shops with striking interiors.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.08.13

  11. Time to Design Winner: “Useful Living” by Sanghyeok Lee
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    Time to Design Winner: “Useful Living” by Sanghyeok Lee

    “Useful Living” by designer Sanghyeok Lee was just announced as the winner of the Time to Design award.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.25.13

  12. Curated Collections
    House Tours

    Curated Collections

    A collection need not create clutter and stress; these five homes turn a hobby into a design signature.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.18.13

  13. Design Itinerary: South Africa
    Travel Reports

    Design Itinerary: South Africa

    Cape Town, South Africa, will be the World Design Capital 2014, which is perfect timing, since the country's design scene is booming. Here is a look at some modern homes, destinations, events, and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.07.13

  14. Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation
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    Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation

    Exciting news in the design world: Danish powerhouse designer firms Kilo Design (headed by Lars Holme Larsen), BIG (led by Bjarke Ingels), and Skibsted Ideation (founded by Jens artin Skibsted)...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.25.09

  15. Electrolux: Designing for the Senses
    Event Spotlight

    Electrolux: Designing for the Senses

    The Electrolux Design Lab Competition, an annual event staged yearly by the giant home appliances company, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a brief that challenged students to create...

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    11.02.12

  16. Iceland's New Spark
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    Iceland's New Spark

    Iceland’s fondness for innovation and design is no secret. What is surprising, however, is that the capital city lacked a proper gallery showcasing product design until recently. Sigrí...

    written by: Jenna Gottlieb
    photos by: Bjorn Ludviksson
    09.19.12

  17. Scrap Wrap Bracelets
    Home Work

    Scrap Wrap Bracelets

    I've got a habit—a little hoard-y, but not necessarily bad—of buying craft-ish supplies with no concept of what I will do with them. A while back at the local Mission Fabric Outlet ...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Jordan Kushins
    08.03.11

  18. ICFF 2010: Tom Dixon
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    ICFF 2010: Tom Dixon

    Designer Tom Dixon, armed with a tiny tupperware full of sunflower seeds and a suspiciously healthy looking container of green juice, sat down at ICFF 2010 to chat about his latest limited-edition...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    05.16.10

  19. 6 Modern Homes in Norway
    Houses We Love

    6 Modern Homes in Norway

    It must be the chill in the air that has us thinking of Norway—lovely, freezing Norway. Here are six modern houses that make the place look downright cozy.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.03.13

  20. Green Design at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Green Design at Dwell on Design

    Sustainability is no hindrance to great design. At Dwell on Design, happening June 20-22 in Los Angeles, trailblazing architects, designers, and thinkers from the U.S. and beyond will take to the...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.04.14

  21. Nendo Takes Over MADProjects Gallery
    Event Spotlight

    Nendo Takes Over MADProjects Gallery

    Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor MADProjects Gallery to Nendo, a Tokyo-based studio known for its clever, subversive updates to...

    written by: William Lamb
    10.26.09

  22. Digital Revolution: The Immersive Future of Art and Technology
    In The Modern World

    Digital Revolution: The Immersive Future of Art and Technology

    The Barbican’s massive, genre-bending art and media showcase peers over the digital edge.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.30.14

  23. Week In Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.11.13

  24. Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design

    Energy and technology will be showcased in a Dwell-curated pavilion and during onstage conversations at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22. Take a look through the slideshow for a preview.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.17.14

  25. Design Icon: Eva Zeisel
    Profiles

    Design Icon: Eva Zeisel

    Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.19.14

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