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Donald Judd's yellow Cor-Ten sculptures at David Zwirner Gallery.

Donald Judd's Little-Known Cor-Ten Steel Sculptures

Design heads extoll the rectilinear, plywood creations of modernist Donald Judd (1928-1994), whose four-decade body of self-described “specific objects” posed visceral meditations on scale, space, and context. But few may be familiar with Judd’s Cor-Ten steel sculptures, which he began to produce in 1989, just a few years before his death. The uniquely oxidizing metal surfaces introduced new avenues of chance, color, and tactility to his longtime signature for smooth, machine-made surfaces of Plexiglas, metal, and wood.
October 16, 2015

Photo of the Week: Subtle Material Moment in Toronto

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
October 15, 2015
Custom metal "border table" furniture by Oki Sato of Nendo at the Gyre Gallery

Japanese Designer Reimagines the Relationship Between Architecture and Furniture

According to Oki Sato of multidisciplinary firm nendo, filling any room with mass-produced furniture leaves the space dull and "evened out." When every design is crafted to fit any context, everything looses its edge. Sato's striking and minimalist pieces, now appearing in a Tokyo gallery, challenge us to approach furniture differently.
October 12, 2015
Michael Bierut SVA Exhibition New York Times Building

Renowned Graphic Designer Michael Bierut Gets His First Retrospective

Unlike architecture, graphic design has only moments to communicate information, emotion, and intention. Through November 7, 2015, at a Chelsea gallery, visitors can soak in the work of one contemporary master—whose work isn't only in two dimensions.
October 9, 2015
Little Houses Counting Book for kids Japanese tea house

This Cute New Book for Kids Will Inspire Young Architects

The children's book Little Houses combines counting lessons with a 'round-the-world tour of architectural typologies.
October 8, 2015
WantedDesign Industry City

Stalwart of American Makers WantedDesign Opening a New Store in NYC

A longtime platform for new designers—offering forums, workshops, and more—WantedDesign is set to further solidify its Brooklyn presence with a permanent store stocked with U.S.-made and designed products.
October 6, 2015
Converted Chicago church

Photo of the Week: Family Home in an Old Converted Church

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
October 6, 2015
Singlecue hand gesture-recongition device in a living room.

A New Product Controls Your Smart Home with a Wave of Your Finger

Thanks to advanced image-recognition software, a new product called Singlecue can read the subtle movements of a single finger to dim the lights, change the channel, and more. Singelcue hit the market last week and promises to bring control of multiple smart (and old-fashioned) household devices—quite literally—at your finger tips.
October 5, 2015