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  1. Think Volume
    Design 101

    Think Volume

    Creatively separating your functional needs is a key component of Good Small Design—it’s all about overlap, nesting, and double duty.

    written by: Dan Maginn
    11.17.12

  2. Think Outside the Box
    Design 101

    Think Outside the Box

    The final step in the creation of a Good Small Space involves its connection to the 2.5 zillion square feet that exist outside your 900.1

    written by: Dan Maginn
    11.17.12

  3. Dutch Profiles: Gijs Bakker
    Latest

    Dutch Profiles: Gijs Bakker

    Gijs Bakker needs little in the way of introduction—the Dutch furniture and jewelry designer founded the wildly influential collective Droog. But this great seven-minute video produced by...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.21.12

  4. Pratt Institute at 125
    Event Spotlight

    Pratt Institute at 125

    Last week marked the opening of a new Pratt Institute exhibition celebrating 125 iconic works of art and design made by the school's alumni and faculty over the last 125 years. At turns...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.03.12

  5. The Architectural Paintings of Danny Heller
    Latest

    The Architectural Paintings of Danny Heller

    Artbound by KCET is a great journal of the arts and culture in Southern California, and we're especially big fans of its videos. Dwell was down in Palm Springs last week scouting around and we were...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.06.12

  6. 2012 Curry Stone Prize Winners
    Profiles

    2012 Curry Stone Prize Winners

    For its fifth anniversary, the Curry Stone Foundation—a charitable organization that celebrates community-oriented design projects—has announced the five recipients in its annual...

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.05.12

  7. Inside Le Corbusier's Le Cabanon at Art Basel/Design Miami
    Latest

    Inside Le Corbusier's Le Cabanon at Art Basel/Design Miami

    During Art Basel/Design Miami this week, visitors to the Cassina Showroom were able to see - for the first time in the U.S. - a replica of the interior of Le Corbusier's 1952 Le Cabanon (Cassina...

    written by: Sara Ost
    photos by: Angella Forbes
    12.07.12

  8. The Making of a Modern Sustainable Boutique
    Post

    The Making of a Modern Sustainable Boutique

    Streetwear blogs have been keeping tabs on developments with the new sustainably sourced and delightfully wooden Stussy shop in Vancouver, but design aficionados will be just as curious to learn...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.13.08

  9. Cityracks Finalists Announced
    Post

    Cityracks Finalists Announced

    The 10 finalists in New York's CityRacks Design Competition have been announced—and more importantly, prototypes of their designs installed on the streets of 4 boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn,...

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.08.08

  10. Byrne Bike Racks
    Post

    Byrne Bike Racks

    Now that the finalists have been announced for New York's CityRacks design competition, judge David Byrne gets to taste the big prize all those hard-working artists are striving for: Byrne's own...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.05.08

  11. P.S. 1 Young Architects Program Winners
    Post

    P.S. 1 Young Architects Program Winners

    Of note this week in New York was the announcement of the finalists in the Young Architects Program, the competition that challenges emerging firms to design the interior courtyard of MOMA's edgy...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.30.09

  12. Little Urbanites
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    Little Urbanites

    Modernism is for moms, says Kim Sibley, and just as importantly, their wee ones too. One year ago, Sibley opened Little Urbanites, a modern design store for kids, with her mother Suzanne Sibley and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.28.08

  13. Red Hook Is for Bicycle Lovers
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    Red Hook Is for Bicycle Lovers

    The winner and finalists of the Red Hook Bicycle Master Plan Competition—the Forum for Urban Design's competition to re-imagine Red Hook, Brooklyn, as "the most bicycle friendly...

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.19.08

  14. Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues
    Post

    Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues

    Fancy waterfalls, grassy parks, and picnicking families have been replacing concrete, refuse, and pier sheds at the bottom end of Manhattan, where legends of mafia murders once reigned. Notable in...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.17.08

  15. Design Truck
    Dwell on Design

    Design Truck

    It's an undisputed truth that some of L.A.'s best meals are served on the street. So why shouldn't L.A.'s finest food trucks have outdoor seating that equals their culinary excellence? Design Truck...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.21.11

  16. From Deconstruction to Design: A Prefab Story
    Dwell on Design

    From Deconstruction to Design: A Prefab Story

    Be the first to check out this behind-the-scenes footage of the fabulously green and awesomely collaborative project that debuted at Dwell on Design 2010 in Los Angeles. Designer Zem Joaquin,...

    written by: Hanni Chehak
    10.19.10

  17. Designing Women
    In The Modern World

    Designing Women

    Blazing a trail through the canon of design, these 25 artisans worked to make some of the modern era’s most recognizable furniture, lighting, and objects. From the sculptural pottery of Eva...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.02.09

  18. The Mini-E Revealed
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    The Mini-E Revealed

    So I actually got to see (and sit in) the much-hyped, all-electric Mini E at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and there were rumors that a fleet of them were seen tooling around Beverly Hills....

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.08.08

  19. Lighting Up
    Finishing Touch

    Lighting Up

    A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    01.25.12

  20. Last Words, Take Two
    Interviews

    Last Words, Take Two

    We put the same six questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 issue to learn what they’re reading, rethinking, and totally sick of. We ran a few responses as the Finishing Touch in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.12

  21. Green

    i-love-trash

    Before Tom McMurtrie became the recycling coordinator of Ann Arbor in 1991—a position that lets him shape the town’s recycling policy—he made his business selling Solarwall (www...

    01.01.09

  22. Rainbow House in Action
    Finishing Touch

    Rainbow House in Action

    One of the more colorful architectural details we've run lately is that multi-hued staricase that gets the full-page treatment in Rainbow Flight by Jordan Kushins, the Finishing Touch in our July...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.21.11

  23. Modernism 2.0: A Tower in the Park Even Jane Jacobs Could Love
    House Tours

    Modernism 2.0: A Tower in the Park Even Jane Jacobs Could Love

    No one plans to get old; it just happens. Real-estate fantasies, however, tend to be ageless. To misquote the late Nora Ephron, we’ve been having the same real-estate fantasy for decades. And...

    written by: Lamar Anderson
    08.28.12

  24. Friday Finds 05.11.12
    Post

    Friday Finds 05.11.12

    Wrap up the week with our roundup of architecture, art, and design finds.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.11.12

  25. V&A Pattern Series II
    Books

    V&A Pattern Series II

    Last year, the Victoria and Albert Museum dug into its archives of decorative textile patterns and published its first set of pattern books. Next week, the London museum will release the second set...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.25.10

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