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  1. Schindler Architecture Tour with Los Angeles's MAK Center
    House Tours

    Schindler Architecture Tour with Los Angeles's MAK Center

    The MAK Center for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles celebrates 20 years with a reception, discussion, and R. M. Schindler architecture tour on May 17–18, 2014.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.01.14

  2. Made in the USA: 6 Product Designs We Love Part Three
    Product Reviews

    Made in the USA: 6 Product Designs We Love Part Three

    Here are six more of our favorite furniture and accessory designs (read Part One and Part Two here) from the four-part coast Made in America series (Midwest, Northeast, South, and West Coast) in...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.17.13

  3. An Introduction to Lighting
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Lighting

    One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be light.” And for most of human history, whether...

    written by: Patrick Di Justo
    08.26.10

  4. As Mentioned in the New York Times
    Houses We Love

    As Mentioned in the New York Times

    This week, the New York Times ran a story on summer reading that recommended glossy magazines like Dwell (though we mostly print on matte paper!). ...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.12.13

  5. Jens Risom Furniture We Love
    Design 101

    Jens Risom Furniture We Love

    “Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.03.13

  6. Friday Finds 03.30.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 03.30.12

    In this installment of Friday Finds, a look at tennis's most entertaining athlete, Pantone swatches that are good enough to eat, and answers to all the grade-schol test questions you never knew....

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.30.12

  7. Consumer Retorts
    Shops

    Consumer Retorts

    Chris Houston, the charmingly curmudgeonly owner of Modern Artifacts in San Francisco, is not your typical retailer. Though his shop is packed to the rafters with an eclectic and highly covetable...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Chloe Aftel
    05.27.11

  8. 5 Must-Visit Modern Design Shops
    Shops

    5 Must-Visit Modern Design Shops

    Indulge in a bit of retail therapy via our gathering of five must-visit modern design shops around the world. Stops include a Buenos Aires storefront specializing in locally crafted wares and a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.15.13

  9. Links We Love
    Latest

    Links We Love

    A primer on wooden floors, Sou Fujimoto's floating forest, and dreamy textiles round out this week's links we love.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.18.14

  10. Links We Love
    We Recommend

    Links We Love

    Dwell editors spend hours on the Internet to bring you the best homes and projects, from better ways to use your Gmail to dignified hospital design, here are some of our favorite links this week.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.17.14

  11. Upside-Down Houses
    Post

    Upside-Down Houses

    Upside-down houses have been on my mind lately. Like playing a golf hole backwards or turning a painting on its side, seeing a house topsy-turvy causes us to see the ubiquitous in a new and ...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.21.08

  12. Coffee Break: Dwell's Guide to 7 Great Coffee Shops
    Post

    Coffee Break: Dwell's Guide to 7 Great Coffee Shops

    In our series, Coffee Break, Dwell editors travel far and wide to cover some of the most well designed coffee shops in the land. Follow along on Dwell's caffeine fueled tour of seven great coffee...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.10.13

  13. 'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet
    Event Spotlight

    'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet

    Mesh and wireframe structures might typically be reserved for the architectural design realm, but Dutch designer Maria Blaisse aims to expand the rules of textiles and flexible materials with her...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    09.06.12

  14. Best Mirrors for Decorating
    Post

    Best Mirrors for Decorating

    The use of mirrors and mirrored surfaces to add dimension and create a visual illusion of space is a tried-and-true trick of the trade in interior design. Here, we've put together eight great...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    04.02.13

  15. 7 Finds from Design Indaba
    Event Spotlight

    7 Finds from Design Indaba

    South African designers showcased their work at Design Indaba’s 2014 Expo in Cape Town. Here are some of our favorites including furniture, accessories, textiles, technology, and film.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.04.14

  16. Design Indaba Expo 2013
    Travel Reports

    Design Indaba Expo 2013

    Southern African designers showcase their wares at Cape Town's annual Design Indaba Expo.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.07.13

  17. Design Indaba 2011
    Travel Reports

    Design Indaba 2011

    Cape Town's Design Indaba always kicks off with a conference of eclectic speakers from all over the world and wraps up with an expo focusing on Southern African designers. "Forget about the...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.01.11

  18. Open Sesame
    Design 101

    Open Sesame

    Architect Justin Korhammer kept the hallway of this Manhattan bachelor pad free and clear with a kitchen that folds away with the precision of a Swiss Army Knife.

    written by: Michael Cannell
    01.30.09

  19. Minimalist Pine-Clad Dining Room in Sweden
    Post

    Minimalist Pine-Clad Dining Room in Sweden

    Perched atop a hill between a large park and Gothenburg's former industrial past rests architect Per Bornstein's 1,400 square feet slatty home featured from our Big Ideas for Small Spaces issue....

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Pia Ulin
    07.17.13

  20. Design House Stockholm Celebrates 20 Years
    Post

    Design House Stockholm Celebrates 20 Years

    Design House Stockholm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and we sent a few questions to founder Anders Färdig to let us in on a few snippets about what separates the Swedish company from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.05.12

  21. Top Notch
    My House

    Top Notch

    Tom Hanks is not known for horror films, but his 1986 flop, The Money Pit, has a terrifying premise: A seemingly small renovation consumes a couple’s life, devouring their reserves of time,...

    written by: Reyhan Harmanci
    photos by: Doug Adesko
    01.15.09

  22. Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana
    Event Spotlight

    Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana

    The BIO biennial in Ljubljana has been highlighting contemporary trends in international design for close to fifty years now, but not everyone on the global circuit might be aware of the diverse...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    10.30.12

  23. Italian Design: Il Futuro
    Design 101

    Italian Design: Il Futuro

    As impressive as Italy’s design legacy is, it’s the future that moves this lot. Get the inside track on what’s next.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    06.17.11

  24. Gems from the Renegade Craft Fair
    Post

    Gems from the Renegade Craft Fair

    The second annual Renegade Craft Fair swooped into San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion last weekend, delighting Bay Area craft enthusiasts with everything under the DIY sun, from owl...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.24.09

  25. Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
    How To

    Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

    Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.30.14

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