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  1. 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

  2. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Knoll Warehouse Sale
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    Knoll Warehouse Sale

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

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.13.08

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Lifecycle Building Challenge
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    Lifecycle Building Challenge

    In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial survival strategy. Which is where the second annual Lifecycle...

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.16.08

  14. Stray Dog
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    Stray Dog

    The story of a company often trumps its very goods or services. Bill Pritchard and Jane Gray's Stray Dog Designs is a perfect example of this.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.17.08

  15. Blue Monday: Duravit Showroom Opens in NYC
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    Blue Monday: Duravit Showroom Opens in NYC

    German-based brand Duravit brings bathroom furnishings to their first American showroom, opening today in New York. Madison Avenue may be miles from the Black Forest, but these elegant fixtures fit...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    11.17.08

  16. House Nutrition Labels
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    House Nutrition Labels

    As consumers become increasingly interested in knowing the backstory behind the things they buy, it's often suggested that we ought to have nutrition labels on more than just packaged food. What if...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    11.18.08

  17. Ada Louise Huxtable
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    Ada Louise Huxtable

    The New York Times recently featured a refreshing interview with Ada Louise Huxtable, the doyenne of architecture critics, by writer Phillip Lopate.

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.18.08

  18. My Favorite Pickles and Pickle Jars
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    My Favorite Pickles and Pickle Jars

    While compiling a list of modern gifts for under $20 I started thinking about what makes a gift really special.  And I realized that for me the best gifts to give and to get are favorites....

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.19.08

  19. Tour the Salk with Ellen
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    Tour the Salk with Ellen

    This past Friday I was down in San Diego touring the city with architect Aaron Anderson of Studio Anderson. No modernist worth his salt would consider leaving San Diego without a visit to Louis...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.19.08

  20. Greenbuild Conference: Waste Management
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    Greenbuild Conference: Waste Management

    The sustainability movement has gone through a series of evolutions and iterations over the past several years—from nascent niche groups to mainstream, greenwashing, and back again&mdash...

    written by: Christopher Bright
    11.19.08

  21. Sacco, 40th Anniversary
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    Sacco, 40th Anniversary

    A chair by any other name is still a chair but what about a chair with no legs, no arms, and no permanent seat or backrest?

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.20.08

  22. Greenbuild Conference: Yolo Colorhouse
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    Greenbuild Conference: Yolo Colorhouse

    Spin art isn’t something people normally engage in on a trade show floor—perhaps the state of the housing and building market is just too depressing to play with paint at present....

    written by: Kathryn Schulz
    11.20.08

  23. Aguiniga Design
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    Aguiniga Design

    Probably most striking is Tanya Aguiniga's ability to blend traditional craft techniques with modern furniture design and not lose any of the heart or the style of either application.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.20.08

  24. Greenbuild Conference: FLOR
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    Greenbuild Conference: FLOR

    There’s no questioning the validity and worthiness of the growing popularity of green, but the relentless reliance on the term—rivaled perhaps only by the slew of i-prefixed electronic...

    written by: Christopher Bright
    11.20.08

  25. Prospect.1
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    Prospect.1

    New Orleans is known for its sultry jazz and tasty po-boys, but it’s also developing a reputation as a center for modern and contemporary design. This was particularly evident when I was in...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.21.08

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