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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
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Meet The Faces Behind Our Renovation Issue

Our February 2015 issue spotlights renovation projects across the world, from São Paulo to Austin. These six writers and photographers helped tell the stories behind the amazing transformations.
January 25, 2015
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Rojkind Arquitectos is Transforming Mexico City, One Whimsical Building at a Time

A firm with a daring sense of creativity puts its stamp on Mexico City.
January 18, 2015
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French Architect Odile Decq Designs Captivating Museums, Yachts, and Fruit Bowls

The award-winning French architect and urban planner discusses the joy of designing across many platforms.
January 18, 2015
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9 Young Designers to Know Now

As we begin culling our lists for Dwell's fourth Young Guns installment, in April of 2015, here's a look back at some of the emerging designers we've profiled in our pages.
December 9, 2014

Young Guns 2013

For our second annual Young Guns report, we scoured the globe for the emerging designers and products that you need to know now. In addition to tracking this year's vanguard, we also take a Second Look at what 2012's inaugural class is making and where its rising stars are headed.
December 8, 2014