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  1. Arkansas Honors Fay Jones
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    Arkansas Honors Fay Jones

    I recently got a box of postcards comemorating the work of Arkansas architect Fay Jones and they were so wonderful that I wanted to put a few images of Jones' work online. Jones' contribution...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.22.09

  2. Floating Landscape Made of Net
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    Floating Landscape Made of Net

    I recently came across Numen's creative interactive installations, a mix between art and design, on the landscape architecture blog Landezine. These are the same guys who strung up an alien-like...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    03.05.12

  3. Kickstart Some Design II
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    Kickstart Some Design II

    Around this time last year I cruised through the fundraising site Kickstarter in search of a few design-related projects that seemed interesting. I found a furniture company, a photo...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.11.11

  4. Designing Detroit
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    Designing Detroit

    If the Great Recession has an unofficial mascot, it's Detroit. Even though the once-mighty Motown has been in a slow-motion death-spin since the days of the K-car, the city's abandoned factories...

    written by: David A. Greene
    03.18.09

  5. Let's Get Small
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    Let's Get Small

    This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times article about the new "trend" of tiny houses. (Meaning less...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.15.08

  6. A Gehry Gets a Facelift
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    A Gehry Gets a Facelift

    Looks like Santa Monica Place (originally designed by Frank Gehry) will be getting a face-lift that will make it less about the building and more about the outdoors.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.27.08

  7. Lavaflow Exhibit at Mollusk Surf Shop
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    Lavaflow Exhibit at Mollusk Surf Shop

    With photos now pouring in of newly snow-covered cities across America—or perhaps exactly because of it—we have Hawaii on our minds.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.17.08

  8. Toaster Treatise
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    Toaster Treatise

    In addition to being an excellent example of necessity as the mother of invention, Polish designer Martin Žampach's TOAST ONE toaster is a hands-on tour of how a product designer thinks and works....

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.11.08

  9. The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
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    The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House

    Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to maximum advantage in their designs. I recently discovered a...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.15.09

  10. Cardigan Bay's Textile Design Revolution
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    Cardigan Bay's Textile Design Revolution

    It seems an unlikely place to come across a design revolution, but if you venture into the valleys of the Pembrokeshire coast in west Wales you will find a thriving creative community. Inspired by...

    written by: Ali Morris
    07.11.12

  11. 8 Questions For Tina Roth Eisenberg
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    8 Questions For Tina Roth Eisenberg

    Tina Roth Eisenberg runs a successful graphic design company but is perhaps better known as the author behind the design centric blog, SwissMiss.  The self described Swiss designer gone NYC...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    02.04.09

  12. Angel Investors
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    Angel Investors

    For over ten years, Angel Street Thrift Shop has attracted savvy Manhattanites to Chelsea–those with the bravery and general wherewithal to buy the authentic, the used, and the discounted,...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.22.08

  13. Great Balls of Residential Energy
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    Great Balls of Residential Energy

    When it comes to sustainable energy sources for the home, wind turbines tend to get left out of the discussion.

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.09.08

  14. RIP, Moss Design Emporium
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    RIP, Moss Design Emporium

    Following a short announcement in the New York Times yesterday, the news of the imminent closure of Moss has been ripping up and down the wires, resounding in a collective end-of-an-era sigh from...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.27.12

  15. Dwell in the Social World
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    Dwell in the Social World

    Join the daily design conversation online with us! Each of our social platforms offers unique discoveries and behind-the-scenes snapshots, updated 24/7 by the Dwell creative team.  

    written by: Sara Ost
    08.29.12

  16. THX-Certified Door Reins in the Home Theater Noise
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    THX-Certified Door Reins in the Home Theater Noise

    That 10.2 channel receiver you just snagged may give you the audio equivalent of an IMAX experience in your living room, but chances are your neighbors don’t share the same level of...

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.06.08

  17. H&M Launches Home Collection
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    H&M Launches Home Collection

    H&M has long been touted as the go-to place for affordable clothes in styles that are straight off the runway. Now they're turning their attention to the home with a new line of housewares...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.02.08

  18. Reburbia Winners Announced!
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    Reburbia Winners Announced!

    We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2009 Reburbia Competition, sponsored jointly by Dwell and Inhabitat. The competition challenged architects, designers and concerned citizens to come...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.19.09

  19. Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird
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    Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird

    President Obama's inaugural address yesterday sent me running for William Safire's splendid compendium of great speeches (he used to write speeches for President Nixon), Lend Me Your Ears. I set...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.22.09

  20. Compostmodern in Review
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    Compostmodern in Review

    This weekend, I attended Compostmodern, a conference hosted by the AIGA SF that discussed the role of designers and the future of the profession with respect to sustainability. Around 20 forward...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.25.11

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