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  1. Three Starchitects for the Price of One at the Leeum
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    Three Starchitects for the Price of One at the Leeum

    The rather poorly named Leeum Samsung Museum of Art (an unfortunate collision of “Lee”, surname of the Samsung family who founded the place, and the last half of “museum”)...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.04.08

  2. Great Source for Modern Bookshelves
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    Great Source for Modern Bookshelves

    For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, there are tons of great modern systems for storing them, some that you can even build yourself.  Most of the pages of Dwell are...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.04.08

  3. Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 Recap
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    Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 Recap

    October 30th marked the closing of Seoul, South Korea’s nearly three-week-long Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 at the Jamsil Sports Complex, site of the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics. The first...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.05.08

  4. The Vegetal Chair
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    The Vegetal Chair

    The Bouroullec brothers continue to prove that there's no limit to variation and innovation in chair design. One of their newest creations, set to debut this week in Langenthal, Switzerland, at...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    11.05.08

  5. Times Square Theater
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    Times Square Theater

    Often public architecture seems to happen in all the wrong places. Exhibit A: an empty public structure—say a too-windy pavilion between two skyscrapers. Exhibit B: an exceedingly long line...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.05.08

  6. Can't Get Enough Carbs—or Jonathan Adler
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    Can't Get Enough Carbs—or Jonathan Adler

    Calling all Upper West Siders: no longer any need to travel to Soho, the village or the Upper East Side to pay a visit to Jonathan Adler.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.06.08

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    DWR Limited for the Holidays

    Looking for a singular kind of gift to give or to get this holiday season?  You're in luck because the people behind the DWR Tools for Living line will be rolling out a limited edition new or...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.06.08

  8. Chicago Humanities Festival
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    Chicago Humanities Festival

    For any Chicago-based Dwell readers looking for something to do this Saturday, November 8, I'm pleased to say that I'll be hosting a panel discussion there as part of this year's Chicago Humanities...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    11.06.08

  9. How to Wrap Five Eggs Reissued
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    How to Wrap Five Eggs Reissued

    How to Wrap Five Eggs, a mid-60s classic of Japanese design, came back into print in the US last month from Shambhala Publications.  Assembled by graphic designer Hikeyuki Oka in 1965, this...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.07.08

  10. Update: Studio Dror
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    Update: Studio Dror

    Dror Benshetrit has developed a name for himself as a luxury design jack-of-all-trades, applying laws of physics to projects from lamps to chairs to residences and pushing the envelope of...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.07.08

  11. Calypso in Air
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    Calypso in Air

    The Whitney Museum of American Art recently put on view a collection of Alexander Calder mobiles from 1926-1933, so it's perhaps of interest to check out another artist of this medium in New York. ...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.08.08

  12. California Biennial
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    California Biennial

    Fifty four artists and collectives are participating in this year's California Biennial which runs until March 15th at the Newport Beach based OCMA. This year the show has expanded to include a...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.08.08

  13. Looks Like We're Getting That Train
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    Looks Like We're Getting That Train

    The high speed rail system in France, called the TGV, has revolutionized travel within the country. Now it's easy to pop between Avignon and Paris in under 3 hours (a distance that used to be a 6-7...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.10.08

  14. Six Questions for William Stout
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    Six Questions for William Stout

    One of the many joys of the very small San Francisco neighborhood of Jackson Square—home of Dwell HQ—is the top-drawer William Stout Architectural Books, the city’s premiere spot...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.10.08

  15. Maharam Textiles at The Shade Store
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    Maharam Textiles at The Shade Store

    The Shade Store just launched a new collection of window treatments featuring fabrics from the archives of renowned textile manufacturer Maharam textiles.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.11.08

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    DesignWeek Monterrey

    Last week I traveled to Monterrey, Mexico, to speak at DesignWeek Monterrey, an annual conference hosted by CEDIM (Cento de Estudios Superiores de Diseño de Monterrey), one of the country's...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    11.11.08

  17. The Day After
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    The Day After

    The election is finally over. Now what to do with all that campaign crap? (I mean, paraphernalia.)

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.12.08

  18. Q & A: Leanne Marshall
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    Q & A: Leanne Marshall

    In Season 5 of Bravo’s Project Runway, fashion designer Leanne Marshall earned the winning nod from the judges for her architectural, sustainability-minded designs.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.12.08

  19. HONO Electric Candle LED light
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    HONO Electric Candle LED light

    With the holidays coming up and children in the house, I'm looking for any alternative to having actual fire inside.  A far cry from the flickering candles Pottery Barn was selling at...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.13.08

  20. Moss and Moroso Sample Sale
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    Moss and Moroso Sample Sale

    Maybe call it a 401(k) in furniture: but two of Soho's most spectacular odes to modern design, Moss and Moroso, are gathering all of their overstock, damaged and other pieces of furniture and...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.13.08

  21. Knoll Warehouse Sale
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    Knoll Warehouse Sale

    Florence, Mies, Eero: Up to 80% Off.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.13.08

  22. Jan & Aya
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    Jan & Aya

    On a strip called Franklin in Brooklyn's Greenpoint, warehouses loom; and if you miraculously fail to see the corrugated steel between the trees, you hear and see the trucks passing along the brick...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.14.08

  23. Step into My Office
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    Step into My Office

    A sign of the times? French designer Paul Coudamy's offices for the advertising firm Beast are made entirely from corrugated cardboard. Coudamy's solution to the agency's small budget and tight...

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.14.08

  24. Tippie Tent At Tokyo Design Week
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    Tippie Tent At Tokyo Design Week

    At Tokyo Design week, a tent designed by Tomoko Azumi as a personal hideaway from "speedy consumerism" is an answer to the question: "What do we really need?"

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.15.08

  25. Like White on White
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    Like White on White

    To be copied, it seems, is the ultimate compliment. If you buy this, and you want to buy Herman Miller, Eames or Fritz Hansen at a discount, White on White will tickle you pink.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.16.08

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