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- Dwell contributor Naomi Pollock, who wrote "All Wrapped Up" in our Small World issue now on newsstands, recently came out with her fourth book, Made in Japan: 100 New Products from Merrell…
- Japanese design firm Nendo recently created the Cloud tables for Moroso.
- It’s been a rather momentous year for London as the city played host to the Olympic Games and celebrated the Queens diamond Jubilee.
- "Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990," on view at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum through January 15th 2012, is the first major exhibition to take a long, hard look at…
- This week we're adding a new feature to our weekly Out and About articles: slideshows featuring images from each of the weekend's highlighted exhibitions.
Architect Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and the firm he cofounded with partner Momoyo Kaijima, Tokyo-based Atelier Bow-Wow, just unveiled the BMW Guggenheim Lab in New York, a mobile structure currently in use as a public gathering space and generator for innovative ways to improve urban life. Tsukamoto, associate professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, discusses the pop-up think tank—which will travel to Europe and Asia over the next two years—and other recent international work by the firm, which is known for idiosyncratic yet highly usable residential projects in dense urban environments. Since 1992, Atelier Bow-Wow has designed and built more than 20 homes, public museums, and commercial buildings and published 11 books, including Pet Architecture Guide Book, which catalogues the multitude of odd, ungainly, but functional little buildings wedged into tiny sites around Tokyo.
- Dwell editors spend hours on the internet to bring you the best homes and projects, from frozen lighthouses to Bauhaus-esque jewelry, here are some of our favorite links this week.
- As these projects show, a wash of yellow does wonders for interiors by providing a lively contrast to more somber materials like steel and concrete.