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Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde

Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau style. What Van de Velde was to Art Nouveau architecture Walter Gropius was to Bauhaus. The stunning Art Nouveau buildings he designed still exist in Germany’s Thuringer and Saxony region.
June 4, 2013

Harry Seidler: Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design

"Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design" is a traveling exhibition celebrating the 19th anniversary of leading 20th century Australian architect Harry Seidler's birth. The exhibition traces Seidler's key role in bringing Bauhaus principles to Australia and identifying his distinctive place and hand within and beyond modernist design methodology. 15 featured projects, including five houses and five towers in Sydney, Australia, and five major commissions beyond Sydney focus on the Austrian-born architect's lifelong creative collaborations, inspired by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius and other artistic visionaries such as artists Alexander Calder and Sol LeWitt, architects Marcel Breuer and Oscar Niemeyer, engineer Pier Luigi Nervi, and photographer Max Dupain.
May 30, 2013

Mobile App We Love: Instagram

Join Instagram launching co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom for a #Nofilter conversation this Thursday at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco, California. What to expect? Their recent $1 billion dollar acquisition by Facebook, controversial policy-change announcement back in December, and perhaps what's next for the two. Riding the same wavelength, we've gathered up a few of our favorite Instagram picks that our editors snapped around the world. And be sure to follow us here!
May 29, 2013

Come Celebrate the June Furniture Issue with Dwell

Come and celebrate our new furniture issue with Dwell Deputy Editor Jaime Gillin at Room & Board in San Francisco on June 6. The issue pays homage to the exciting spectrum of modern furniture, from iconic mid-century modern classics to the latest trends emerging around the world. Interspersed throughout the issue are roundups of furniture trends spotted by Dwell editors at the latest Salone Internazionele del Mobile fair, Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair, and more.
May 23, 2013
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SFMade Week 2013

San Francisco's manufacturing tradition is getting a jump start thanks to SFMade, a weeklong celebration of makers in the City by the Bay. Though the region's thriving tech industry regularly nabs headlines, the focus from May 6–12 is on things of a more goods-oriented sort. Here are a six event highlights for the week ahead. See the full list at and visit the pop-up shop at the Banana Republic store on Grant at Sutter.
May 6, 2013
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Scandinavian Design on the Docket

Peep a few of our favorite finds in a major Scandinavian design auction happening in Chicago on May 16, 2013.
May 6, 2013
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5 Cool Design Events this Week

Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute book launch, and more. Read on for a listing of design events from Seattle to New York.
February 19, 2013
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David Hertz Lands in Malibu

February 8, 2013