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  1. Sculpture Lets the Public Paint the Sky
    Travel Reports

    Sculpture Lets the Public Paint the Sky

    An art installation in Vancouver, suspended 24 stories above the harbor, lets the public create light patterns with the swipe of a cell phone screen.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.02.14

  2. Panel 2 at Arthur Ross
    Travel Reports

    Panel 2 at Arthur Ross

    Panel 2, Martin Beck's new exhibition at Columbia University's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, revisits the 1970 International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA) to ask how design might influence...

    written by: Ari Messer
    12.08.09

  3. Friday Finds 10.29.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 10.29.2010

    We've got two reasons to celebrate the colors orange and black this weekend—support for our hometown team the Giants (who are doing some major damage in the World Series) and the always fun...

    written by: Fida Sleiman
    10.29.10

  4. Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America
    House Tours

    Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America

    We've long championed home-grown talent, from furniture design to architecture. To see the diverse array of modern houses sprouting up across the USA, from locales in remote Wisconsin to Alaska,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.11.13

  5. It's Summer Somewhere: 8 Great Pools
    Outdoor

    It's Summer Somewhere: 8 Great Pools

    Inspired by two guys who counted all the pools in Los Angeles thanks to an elegant data visualization tool, we combed the Dwell archives for our own roundup of the best swimming pools.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.03.13

  6. Pinterest Board of the Day: Lighting Design
    Post

    Pinterest Board of the Day: Lighting Design

    Follow the light! From classics like Tom Dixon pendants to emerging lighting concepts, be sure to join the Dwell Pinterest board devoted to modern lighting design. Here, enjoy a peek at six of our...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.19.13

  7. How To: Colorblock
    Post

    How To: Colorblock

    The biggest fashion trend to emerge from the past season was, without a doubt, color-blocking. Color-blocking is a bold way to successfully coordinate contrasting colors—and it works well in...

    written by: Samantha Hobbs
    02.11.13

  8. Parsing Perec
    Books

    Parsing Perec

    A few months back I received a pair of new books from the small Wakefield Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and have come to like them both very much. The first, a translation of Balzac's Treatise...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.06.10

  9. Friday Finds 1.8.10
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 1.8.10

    We're back for our very first Friday Finds of 2010, bringing you our favorite links from the past week.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.08.10

  10. Green Dorm Design
    Post

    Green Dorm Design

    When I was in college I lived in a cinder-block walled dorm room.  I'm not complaining, I went to a small art school and had a pretty large room that I only shared with one other person. I...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.07.08

  11. 6 Interiors from Dwell's May Issue
    House Tours

    6 Interiors from Dwell's May Issue

    For Dwell's May 2014 issue, we turned our editorial eye to progressive homes around the globe, from a smart home office in Athens to a eucalyptus-lined enclave in Australia. Take a peek at our...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.23.14

  12. Dwell on Design 2013: Brook&Lyn Woven Textile Art
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design 2013: Brook&Lyn Woven Textile Art

    Among the kitchens, prefab units, demonstrations, and presentation stages at Dwell on Design 2013, first-time exhibitor Brook&Lyn shows off impressively detailed handwoven textile art.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.22.13

  13. Mohawk General Store Holiday Market
    Event Spotlight

    Mohawk General Store Holiday Market

    The good folks at Los Angeles's Mohawk General Store have a holiday market located just two doors from their main storefront (profiled in our "To Live and Buy in L.A." story from the April...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.29.12

  14. Q&A: Gijs Bakker
    Interviews

    Q&A: Gijs Bakker

    As cofounder of the iconic Dutch collective Droog, industrial designer Gijs Bakker further defined the design identity of his homeland, the Netherlands, as simple and playful, conceptual but...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.25.10

  15. Suggested Itinerary: Shop the Show Floor
    Dwell on Design

    Suggested Itinerary: Shop the Show Floor

    See something on the show floor you like? Chances are you'll be able to take it home with you. Here we outline a few favorites from the exhibitors participating in Dwell on Design's Cash and Carry...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.22.13

  16. Building the Maxon House: Week 4
    Renovation

    Building the Maxon House: Week 4

    In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property, and designing and building a modern house with Tom Kundig of...

    written by: Lou Maxon
    03.23.11

  17. Lunaire Light by Ferréol Babin for Fontana Arte
    Product Reviews

    Lunaire Light by Ferréol Babin for Fontana Arte

    Inspired by the phenomenon produced by eclipses, the Lunaire wall lamp by French designer Ferréol Babin for Italian company Fontana Arte is the perfect lighting solution for those astronomical areas.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    06.14.13

  18. An Introduction to Restaurant Design
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Restaurant Design

    Eating has always been a sociable event, from primitive campfire cooking to reclining on lectuli at lavish Greek and Roman banquets. However, although taverns and inns had always existed, the...

    written by: Bethan Ryder
    07.19.11

  19. Digital Revolution: The Immersive Future of Art and Technology
    In The Modern World

    Digital Revolution: The Immersive Future of Art and Technology

    The Barbican’s massive, genre-bending art and media showcase peers over the digital edge.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.30.14

  20. 2009 People's Design Award Winner
    Post

    2009 People's Design Award Winner

    After a month of online voting, the winner of the 2009 People’s Design Award was announced last night at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s fourth annual National Design Awards...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.23.09

  21. Marc Tetro
    Post

    Marc Tetro

    Not only was MOS Archtiects’ Floating House (featured on the cover of our November 2008 issue) a big hit, so was the art hung on their walls.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.06.08

  22. Modern Ritual
    Interviews

    Modern Ritual

    When it came time to partake in rituals like lighting the Shabbat candles or setting the seder plate, designer Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects, Inc., saw nothing but a sea of Star of David...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Robyn Twomey
    04.30.12

  23. Architectmade
    Product

    Architectmade

    In 2005, Danish company Architectmade launched with the goal of bringing to light products designed by architects. The company has since begun producing a handful of items from designers of the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.31.11

  24. Prefab Jazz
    Superstructure

    Prefab Jazz

    Jazz has a history of being recorded in intimate spaces. And I don't mean the small after-hours clubs or closet-cum-studios plenty of the greats suffered through. Take legendary Blue Note...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.23.11

  25. Friday Finds 08.31.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 08.31.12

    It's the last Friday Finds of August! Here, we share photographs, gear for shutterbugs, and more.

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.31.12

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