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  1. Dyson Airblade
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    Dyson Airblade

    Several years ago, Dyson, the British company famed for its vacuum cleaners, made a foray into uncharted commercial territory. The result—the Dyson Airblade—is revolutionary for its...

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Leon Chew
    04.29.10

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    Dyson Airblade: Concept

    In 2004, Dyson was exploring new ways to use its patented Dyson digital motor (DDM), which contains a virtually frictionless setup and was developed to make small vacuum cleaners for the Japanese...

    01.02.09

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    Dyson Airblade: Research

    Research in air filtration and house-hold cleanliness had already led Dyson to build an in-house testing laboratory overseen by microbiologist Toby Saville. “There wasn’t an established...

    01.02.09

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    Dyson Airblade: Prototyping

    With the technology to produce a 400-mph wind capable of drying a person’s hands in 12 seconds, the next step was to design a shell. Starting with cardboard and foam models, the team devised...

    01.02.09

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    Dyson Airblade: Manufacturing

    Though technology has made prototyping much faster, it requires an under-standing of how rapid-prototyping materials behave compared to manufacturing materials. “If the SLS nylon fails in...

    01.02.09

  6. Japanese Book Binding
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    Japanese Book Binding

    I quite liked the video my colleague Miyoko Ohtake posted earlier this week on Japanese joinery and thought I'd do my bit to shed a bit of light on Japanese style handcrafts as well. Here's a great...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.25.11

  7. Tom Price's Meltdown Chair
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    Tom Price's Meltdown Chair

    While perusing the blogosphere today, I clicked my way to this demystifying video on British designer Tom Price's Meltdown chair. Price is a practitioner of the common-materials-cum-high-design...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.03.11

  8. The Avant/Garde Diaries
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    The Avant/Garde Diaries

    In an Internet culture that rarely amounts to anything more than cool hunting, it's rare to come across a site that has any dedication to how creativity and the arts actually function. Sure, you...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.16.11

  9. Dwell Home Venice: Part 5
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 5

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 5...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  10. Dwell Home Venice: Part 4
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 4

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 4,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  11. Dwell Home Venice: Part 1
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 1

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 1, August...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  12. Dwell Home Venice: Part 3
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 3

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 3,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  13. Dwell Home Venice: Part 6
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 6

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 6...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  14. Dwell Home Venice: Part 7
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 7

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  15. Dwell Home Venice: Part 8
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 8

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester....

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  16. Dwell Home Venice: Part 9
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 9

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester....

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  17. Dwell Home Venice: Part 10
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 10

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  18. Dwell Home Venice: Part 11
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 11

    Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, CA that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 11, November 2011: Framing...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  19. Dwell Home Venice: Part 12
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 12

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    02.13.12

  20. Dwell Home Venice: Part 13
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 13

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 13,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.20.12

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