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  1. ICFF 2012: Plank by Eric Pfeiffer and Council
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    ICFF 2012: Plank by Eric Pfeiffer and Council

    Oakland-based designer Eric Pfeiffer has been exhibiting annually at ICFF since 1997 and this year he's launching a series of outdoor pieces in collaboration with San Francisco's Council. According...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.16.12

  2. ICFF Preview: Radiata by Studio Dunn
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    ICFF Preview: Radiata by Studio Dunn

    Studio Dunn debuts new, blown-glass bulb lighting at the 25th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.13.13

  3. ICFF: Day One
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    ICFF: Day One

    ICFF is finally here, and Dwell's editors are running around New York, taking it all in. Plus, we're documenting our favorite new furniture finds on Instagram—click through the slideshow to see...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.17.14

  4. ICFF: Day Two
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    ICFF: Day Two

    Check out the Dwell editors' favorite furniture from day two of ICFF and NYCxDesign week. Follow us on Instagram at @dwellmagazine for more live updates (and while you're at it, check out our...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.19.14

  5. Ich Bin Ein Mulcher
    Outdoor

    Ich Bin Ein Mulcher

    When, at cocktail parties, the conversation turns from the fleeting news of the day to the subject of sublime beauty, Dan Maginn often find himself smiling, for soon, he will speak of mulch.

    written by: Dan Maginn
    02.04.09

  6. Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson
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    Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson

    These icon designs by San Francisco-based graphic designer Zachary Gibson for Google Play Music All Access are hitting all the right notes.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    06.29.13

  7. Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs
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    Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs

    Chairs: we sit in them all day, but how often do we stop to admire them? In the Swiss Institute's inaugural edition of its design series, architect Andreas Angelidakis curates a selection of 20th...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.18.14

  8. Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue
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    Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue

    An icon of Italian design, the Eclisse light—designed by Vico Magistretti in the 1960s—is being reissued by Artemide in red, just in time for the holidays.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.08.14

  9. Iconic Furniture Cameos on Charles Schulz's Peanuts
    In The Modern World

    Iconic Furniture Cameos on Charles Schulz's Peanuts

    In a comic strip that appeared March 1, 1953, a Knoll Hardoy butterfly chair and an Eames LCW occupy a living room—the first appearance of mid-century modern furniture in Peanuts. Though author and...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.01.13

  10. Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers
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    Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers

    Bauhaus member and modernist pioneer Josef Albers was best known as an influential color theorist, writer, teacher, and painter. But the artist took his exploration of color into furniture design,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.27.14

  11. Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs
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    Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs

    E. Stewart Williams’s Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building from 1961 gains new life as the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center.

    written by: Lawrence Karol
    09.30.14

  12. Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds
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    Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds

    In 1959, a Danish police officer stopped traffic in order to let a young family of ducks across the road. Inspired by the newspaper photographs, Hans Bøling designed duck and duckling figures to...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.29.14

  13. ID Visit's RISD's Natural Habitat
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    ID Visit's RISD's Natural Habitat

    When I think of biomimicry—a smart, sustainable approach to design that mimics nature's forms and functions—I usually think of ocean-borne wind turbines and the spiral...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    03.25.09

  14. IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse
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    IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse

    After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.13.11

  15. Ideas for Japan's Reconstruction
    A Great Idea

    Ideas for Japan's Reconstruction

    A new word has been added to the vocabulary of Japanese architects: 3/11. That's the date when an earthquake and tsunami killed 20,000 people, crashed through over 900,000 buildings along 300 miles...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    09.27.11

  16. Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company
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    Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company

    Prepare to get charmed by a design agency, Werklig's, simple brand identity for Helsinki Food Company.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.02.13

  17. IDS Toronto 2011
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    IDS Toronto 2011

    The thirteenth annual Interior Design Show (IDS) of Toronto—one of Canada's largest contemporary design shows—took place January 27th-30th. Over 300 exhibitors gathered at the Metro...

    written by: Alexis Leino
    02.05.11

  18. Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
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    Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist

    In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    10.01.14

  19. If You Build It, They Will Cluck
    R and D

    If You Build It, They Will Cluck

    North Carolina high schoolers take on a creating a sustainable small-scale housing solution—for hens.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.08.11

  20. iGrill Bluetooth-Enabled Meat Thermometer
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    iGrill Bluetooth-Enabled Meat Thermometer

    Smart cooking accessories replace clunky kitchen timers and add precision to processes like baking and roasting. iGrill’s line of devices link meat probes to Bluetooth to monitor and notify when...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.07.14

  21. Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces
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    Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces

    Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to reimagine flexible furniture for urban spaces.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.17.14

  22. IKEA PS Collection
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    IKEA PS Collection

    Affordable furniture emporium IKEA inspires some conflicted feelings. On the one hand, the brand's products are reasonably priced (sometimes astonishingly so), hack-able, and when they are good,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.18.12

  23. IKEA Research Team Presents Findings For First Time in U.S.
    Dwell on Design

    IKEA Research Team Presents Findings For First Time in U.S.

    At the first inaugural Dwell on Design NY conference, IKEA's Mikael Ydholm and Raquel Ely presented findings from the company's recent “Life at Home” report for the first time outside of Sweden.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.11.14

  24. IKEA Tackles Refugee Housing With Durable Prefab Shelters
    A Great Idea

    IKEA Tackles Refugee Housing With Durable Prefab Shelters

    The IKEA Foundation teams up with Refugee Housing Unit to create modular houses for displaced families.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.22.14

  25. Ill Communication
    --Done Wrong

    Ill Communication

    The Joneses went for a splashy starchitect to design their new home. Then things took a turn for the worse.

    written by: Dan Maginn
    10.12.10

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