Light My Way, Stranger
On Friday, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture held its first Day of the Dead auction featuring custom-designed lamps by architects and artists from Los Angeles and beyond. The proceeds from the auction will benefit future MAK Center programs and the stewardship of the three Rudolph Schindler dwellings in which their unique programming takes place.
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- Los Angeles-based architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa's redesign of the Santa Monica Public Parking Structure is a modern reinterpretation of Frank Gehry's iconic steel mesh design.
- A comfortable living space is about layers, creating conversational seating, and building a sensible room that’s both visually and functionally stimulating.
- In honor of the Palais-Royal's first public art exhibition's 346th anniversary (it debuted today in 1667!), we've curated a fine crop of modern art found in the pages of Dwell.
- Be it a perch for an alarm clock, reading lamp, or glass of water, the nightstand is a furniture staple in the bedroom. Here we show seven options.
- For someone whose design philosophy is "to produce exceptionally designed objects of permanent value," you'd better believe it.
- Alvar Aalto’s Finnish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, originally designed as a temporary demountable structure, was built in 1956 and stayed solidly in a place for nearly 56 years until last…
- Hailing from a small country with a small industry, Israeli industrial designer Asaf Weinbroom is bringing some warmth and experimentalism to his one-of-a-kind lighting designs.
- I ventured to Stephen Burks' "Man Made" exhibit a few days after returning home to New York City from a trip to India.