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  1. The Red House, Paris
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    The Red House, Paris

    Ten years ago, there was a petite house in the Bastille area of Paris that sat tucked away behind the boulevard, surrounded on all four sides by a deserted factory. Today, that little house still...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    08.19.10

  2. Lajos Kozma, Hungarian Modernist
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    Lajos Kozma, Hungarian Modernist

    Hungarian architect and designer Lajos Kozma (1884–1948) made an indelible mark on early-20th-century European design with his drawings, buildings and furniture that drew upon traditional...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.19.11

  3. Oscar Nominated Short Film
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    Oscar Nominated Short Film

    Each year the Oscar nominations come out, and while we dicker about whether Inception made any sense, or if Black Swan was high camp or high art, we usually stop and reflect "Man, it would be...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.27.11

  4. A Journo Valentine's Day
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    A Journo Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day to all you Dwell readers. It's a day for chocolates and candies, kisses and kindred hearts—and also for a bit of humor.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.14.11

  5. Auger & Loizeau's Carnivorous Design
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    Auger & Loizeau's Carnivorous Design

    Is furniture animal, vegetable, or mineral? For designers James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau, who are also researchers at the Royal Academy of Art in London, it's a little of all three. The duo gleaned...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.22.11

  6. BIG & Parkour in "My Playground"
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    BIG & Parkour in "My Playground"

    I just came across the trailer for My Playground, a most unusual documentary about architecture by director Kaspar Astrup Schröder. In it the Danish parkour crew Team JiYo sprints and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.15.11

  7. How to Build an Eames Chair
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    How to Build an Eames Chair

    I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office in 1970 is such a revelation. Watching the artisans sort...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.22.11

  8. Graphic Design on the Radio
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    Graphic Design on the Radio

    You may already be a fan of TV on the Radio, but how about Graphic Design on the Radio? Despite having a score of episodes under his belt and being a well known graphic designer and critic,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.30.11

  9. David Byrne: Architecture in Music
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    David Byrne: Architecture in Music

    This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the architecture in which that music was performed helped shape it, that I had to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.02.11

  10. MVRDV's Balancing Barn
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    MVRDV's Balancing Barn

    The Balancing Barn by the Dutch design stars MVRDV has gotten a fair bit of play around the web, but little does it better justice than this great video from the Brits over at Dezeen. The place was...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.17.11

  11. Vote for Dwell in the Webbys!
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    Vote for Dwell in the Webbys!

    We here at Dwell are happy that our mobile app has been nominated for a Webby award! We're calling on your help to rock the vote. Download our FREE app for Android and iPhone and vote for us here!...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.25.11

  12. Lightning Strikes Thrice
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    Lightning Strikes Thrice

    What would Ben Franklin have made of this pair of incredible videos from Craig Shimala? Shimala set up his video camera to catch an electrical storm last year in Chicago and lucked his way into one...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.11.11

  13. Herman Miller's POV Series
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    Herman Miller's POV Series

    Our friends at Herman Miller just released a series of online videos celebrating the work of five California architects. Each architect (or team, in the case of Marmol Radziner) speaks on creative...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.15.11

  14. PAS House: Skater's Paradise
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    PAS House: Skater's Paradise

    Each time I spot those small, skateboard-deterring metal bars placed several feet apart on benches and other civic areas, I lament that skaters are being afforded less and less public...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.18.11

  15. Noguchi and "Night Journey"
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    Noguchi and "Night Journey"

    This month, we're celebrating all things Japanese and modern with our September 2011 issue, Japan Style. And one of the many innovators who gets a bit of special attention this month is the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.10.11

  16. Bruce Goff's Oklahoma
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    Bruce Goff's Oklahoma

    Bruce Goff may have been born in Kansas, but he called Oklahoma home for many years. During this time he made his influence felt through his art, music and unique architectural designs. His...

    written by: Rex Brown
    09.18.11

  17. Time-Lapse Prefab
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    Time-Lapse Prefab

    I interviewed Peter Anderson of Anderson Anderson Architecture for our "American Prefab: A Shopper's Guide" story in the December/January issue, and found the firm's backstory and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.22.11

  18. Artist Carl Andre's Process
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    Artist Carl Andre's Process

    Last night I read this wonderful profile of minimalist artist Carl Andre in the New Yorker. I wasn't nearly as familiar with Andre as some of his contemporaries like Sol LeWitt or Donald...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.07.11

  19. Marimekko Designs by Erja Hirvi
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    Marimekko Designs by Erja Hirvi

    Check out more designs by Marimekko designer Erja Hirvi who designed the winning pattern Lumimarja in the Dwell and Marimekko Contest! We delve further into Erja's inspiration in this Q+A, but...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    12.21.11

  20. Retail Therapy from MoMA
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    Retail Therapy from MoMA

    If you can't get enough of design history's classics, then you're in luck: MoMA just added re-issues of six iconic pieces from their permanent collection to their store. The pieces are discounted...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.13.12

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