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  1. 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

  2. Salone 2012: Hella Jongerius for Vitra
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    Salone 2012: Hella Jongerius for Vitra

    Collaborating with Vitra and Maharam, designer Hella Jongerius reintroduces her iconic Polder sofa in a limited-edition run of 100, out of which only nine will be sold in the US.

    written by: Alexandra Polier
    04.18.12

  3. Emeco Debuts Starck 'Broom' Chair
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    Emeco Debuts Starck 'Broom' Chair

    Pennsylvania-based Emeco is known for iterations on one theme: virtually indestructible chairs made from recycled aluminum. The original Navy chair produced by the company started as a...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.20.12

  4. New-Wave Wallpapers
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    New-Wave Wallpapers

    Wallpaper often comes with negative connotations of frenetic patterns and faded fruit borders, but a new wave of wallpaper design offers modern alternatives to plain paint and plaster. Click...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.01.12

  5. Veliero Shelving by Cassina
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    Veliero Shelving by Cassina

    In 1940, architect Franco Albini made a single model of his ship’s rigging-like Veliero bookcase for his Milan home—where it eventually collapsed. Sixty-six years later, Cassina...

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    05.23.12

  6. Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
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    Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn

    What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid Rocker. First manufactured in the 1940s by Knoll, the classic chair had been...

    written by: Kim Derby
    05.29.12

  7. Broom Chair by Emeco
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    Broom Chair by Emeco

    Philippe Starck designed the Broom chair back in 2003, but since it took nearly a decade to perfect the material engineering it was only unveiled this year. Broom—its name derived from the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.18.12

  8. Blankets by Teixidors and Christian Zuzunaga
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    Blankets by Teixidors and Christian Zuzunaga

    One of our new favorite product lines spotted at this year's ICFF is from Spanish company Teixidors, a small-scale textile maker that weaves its wares in Terrassa, a city in Catalonia. Established...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.19.12

  9. CH33 Chair by Hans Wegner
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    CH33 Chair by Hans Wegner

    Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son reissued Hans Wegner's classic CH33 chair at this year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. Designed in 1957, the perch was only in production...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.20.12

  10. BKB Ceramics
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    BKB Ceramics

    One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design 2012 was BKB Ceramics, a company—well, an artisan really—based in Joshua Tree, California. From his home studio, Brian Bosworth crafts...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.04.12

  11. Sixagon by Misewell
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    Sixagon by Misewell

    We first featured Wisconsin designers and brothers Paul and Vincent Georgeson in our December/January 2011 Young Guns round up. They've launched a handful of new products since then, but one of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.13.12

  12. Catenary Stool by Token
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    Catenary Stool by Token

    Brooklyn design studio Token cites rigging equipment, bridges, and the classic director's chair as inspiration behind their new Catenary stool, recently debuted at ICFF. You might recall that...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.23.12

  13. Soren Tables by Refuge
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    Soren Tables by Refuge

    This pair of end tables is a particular favorite from a new collection by French furniture company Refuge: sandy-stained natural oak shaped into drums, with layers subtracted from the middle.* ...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.09.12

  14. Shanty Lamp by Areaware
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    Shanty Lamp by Areaware

    The brainchild of Cincinnati-born and Brooklyn-based designer Paul Loebach, Areaware's Shanty Lamp ($75) is crafted from pine and references "Shinto temples and humble wooden cabins." We...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.14.12

  15. Avva S+P Shakers by Teroforma
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    Avva S+P Shakers by Teroforma

    Flippable, stackable, and shakeable, these tapered salt and pepper dispensers ($35) from Teroforma do it all. And when you place one atop the other (an attractive way to stow and keep the duo...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.13.12

  16. Glasscape by Aruliden
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    Glasscape by Aruliden

    With Glasscape, New York product design consultancy Aruliden transforms the traditional fishbowl into an attractive abode for piscine pets. This handsome hand-blown glass piece features a mountain...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.21.12

  17. Mismo Explorer Bag
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    Mismo Explorer Bag

    Should you, weary traveler, be suffering from a crippling case of rollerboard fatigue, and have either the broad shoulders or iron will needed to port your carry-on entirely on your person, this is...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.24.12

  18. Madison Street Bike
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    Madison Street Bike

    The Detroit Bicycle Company crafted this tricked-out fixed-gear ride. In addition to a copper-plated frame (custom made to an individual's measurements), the bike flaunts components from Cinelli,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.20.12

  19. Hideaway Furniture by Folditure
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    Hideaway Furniture by Folditure

    The Leaf, a thin and lightweight chair designed by Folditure, will soon be joined by a table counterpart: the Cricket. An aluminum folding table, designed by architect Alexander Gendell, the...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    08.21.12

  20. Contempo Luggage by Biaggi
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    Contempo Luggage by Biaggi

    The more you travel, the more you notice a bag that tips over when you lug it onto the curb, won't fit in an overhead bin, adds unneccessary weight, and slowly but surely contributes to jetset...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.12.12

  21. Concrete Planter by Pull + Push
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    Concrete Planter by Pull + Push

    Quirky, concrete, and handmade, there's much to love about this planter ($58) by designer Nobuhiro Sato. Though the image below shows the vessel sprouting a bit of greenery, it can also be used as...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.23.12

  22. Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs
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    Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs

    An Edison bulb's artful filament might be attractive to look at, but its subpar energy consumption isn't nearly as appealing. Enter Plumen's bright idea in fluorescent design ($30), which shatters...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.27.12

  23. 7 Little Lamps We Love
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    7 Little Lamps We Love

    This week, Dwell took a whirl around the Javits Convention Center to check out the goods at the New York International Gift Fair. We spotted a few tasty design morsels (more on that in the coming...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.23.12

  24. Simon Pearce's Silver Lake Collection
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    Simon Pearce's Silver Lake Collection

    Vermont-based glassmaker Simon Pearce has been responsible for some of the loveliest, most popular American-made glassware of the last couple decades. And the new Silver Lake collection, out now,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.31.12

  25. Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu
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    Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu

    If this bird feeder looks mildly familiar, you're right! It's based off of Mies van der Rohe's famed Barcelona Pavilion. Your avian pals will surely return to your yard day after day to dine from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.31.12

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