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Liliana Ovalle

Liliana Ovalle designs objects to evolve with use.
February 27, 2015
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Young Guns 2015

Dwell’s annual survey of the best emerging designers who are shaping the look of tomorrow is here.
February 26, 2015
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Laetitia de Allegri

Laetitia de Allegri designs elegant everyday objects inspired by her Swiss roots.
February 25, 2015
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Sebastian Scherer

Berlin-based designer Sebastian Scherer understands intuitively the intersection of form and function.
February 25, 2015
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Maria Jeglinska

Polish designer Maria Jeglinska knows how to make a strong impression with minimal resources.
February 25, 2015
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The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings

The reigning couple of color has made an indelibly saturated mark on the furniture scene of today. Here, a look at a new monograph on their work by Phaidon.
February 11, 2015
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Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo

The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of tomorrow.
February 3, 2015
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Modern Wares by Norm Architects Make Us Fall in Love with Scandinavian Design All Over Again

Multidisciplinary studio Norm Architects was founded in 2008 by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn. The studio works with residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics, and art direction. The duo decided on the name “Norm” because they work within the traditions and norms of Danish design, while refining them to create something new. Bjerre-Poulsen and Rønn have joined the Menu brand—a Scandinavian design company—as art directors, curating furniture and lighting collections and launching their own collections within the brand. This includes Menu’s Norm dinnerware collection, featured here.
January 31, 2015
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Material ConneXion Library Has Over 7,500 Innovative Materials

Andrew Dent, a scientist and the vice president of Library and Materials Research at Material ConneXion, shares intel on the advancements impacting residential design.
January 29, 2015