'Design through the Ages' Kicks off City Modern
City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York architecture and design—began Monday evening with the opening of Design Through the Ages. Four interior designers: Nate Berkus, Francis D'Haene, Thom Filicia, and Ghislaine Vinas each explore a distinct era of time. The designers hand-picked pieces from showrooms at the New York Design Center, who also hosts the exhibition.
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- In addition to designing spaces and collections (like this one for Target), Nate Berkus hosts the NBC reality design competition series, American Dream Builders, which airs its two-hour season finale…
In celebration of the best in modern design from the last half century, interior designers including Nate Berkus and Thom Filicia, will create design vignettes from the mid-20th century through today in Design through the Ages. Nods to the old masters and inspiring design ideas for the future will be on full display at the New York Design Center's 15th floor showroom October 1–7. The space will open up at 6:00 p.m. for the City Modern Opening Night VIP Party sponsored by Audi.
CITY MODERN Presented by Audi is a joint venture celebrating design, co-created by the Dwell and New York editorial teams, led by Amanda Dameron and Wendy Goodman respectively.
- San Francisco artist Michael Murphy’s latest series of prints, Supersonic, depicts a mod, mod world.
- Berkeley–based publisher Gingko Press's latest offering is a whimsical celebration of illustrations that literally jump off the page using traditional crafts like quilling and papercutting.
- Nate Berkus fans will have plenty to take in this month as the designer just released a book and a Target collaboration, both in stores now.
Dwell Executive Editor Amanda Dameron appeared on The Nate Berkus Show, November 3rd, to share modern design tips with Nate’s viewers. The show was devoted to our November Issue theme, Small Spaces. In this clip we help Nate renovate and re-imagine the 200 square foot dwelling of a young New York City transplant. The before and after is astonishing, validated by the young girl’s ecstatic response at the unveiling.
- This Monday, Dwell co-hosted a holiday celebration of design at DDG's newly unveiled 345meatpacking condoplex in New York City.
- Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning regulations.