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  1. A Trivet Trove

    A Trivet Trove

    To protect and serve: the slogan of any good trivet. Make sure your prized tabletop doesn't become singed from fresh-out-of-the-oven casseroles nor soggy from a tasty chilled delight. This oft...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.03.11

  2. Light Flight

    Light Flight

    Domestic lighting is having a sculptural moment with designers eschewing accented shapes and materials in favor of surprising silhouettes. Put aside your task lamps, Edison bulbs, and cloth...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.04.12

  3. 12 Ceramic Designs We Love

    12 Ceramic Designs We Love

    From a clustered chandelier to a cylindrical sky blue birdhouse, we've rounded up a dozen of our favorite ceramic designs.

    07.10.13

  4. Kaj Franck

    Kaj Franck

    Kaj Franck was a Finnish designer of glass and tableware. Though he also worked as an educator, his 1953 Kilta line of tableware for Arabia became a massive international hit. Franck is known as an...

    02.03.09

  5. Susan Dwyer

    Up in the Air Somewhere is Chicago-based artist and designer Susan Dwyer. Three years after graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she focused in sculpture, Dwyer...

    06.08.09

  6. Giorgia Ricci

    07.29.09

  7. Russel Wright

    Russel Wright (April 3, 1904 – December 21, 1976) was an American Industrial designer prominent in mid-century modern design. Beginning in the late 1920s through the 1960s, Russel Wright created a...

    08.06.09

  8. Joey Roth

    Joey Roth designs products to articulate the beauty of everyday rituals. He combines simple functionality with honest, unfinished materials that become more personal as they take on a patina of use...

    10.02.09

  9. Agnes Fries

    01.03.10

  10. Romi Hefetz

    Romi Ceramics is a selection of signature hand crafted vases and votives. Designer Romi Hefetz specializes in the art and science of clay and porcelain slip casting, makes and finishes each unique...

    02.08.10

  11. Cynthia Vardhan

    Born USA 1980  BA College of William & Mary MFA Rochester Institute of Technology Currently based in Columbus, Ohio My body of work is diverse in intention and themes, but unified by...

    10.13.10

  12. Megumi Yoshida

    Megumi Yoshida, a Japanese designer based in New York, has become known for her materially elegant and minimal ceramic forms. Working primarily with slip casting, her crisp porcelain designs, such...

    02.27.12

  13. Salt and Pepper Shakers
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    Salt and Pepper Shakers

    Dear Dwell: I've been looking for modern salt-and-pepper shakers, but all I've found are tchotchkes and diner-style pillars. What do you recommend? —Cheryl LeGasse, San Francisco, Calio...

    photos by: Dwight Eschliman
    01.25.09

  14. Birdhouses
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    Birdhouses

    Dear Dwell: We'd like to get a modern-looking birdhouse. Which ones will look best in our backyard? —Erik Edwards, St. Louis, Missouri

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.01.09

  15. Pure and Symbol
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    Pure and Symbol

    Steeped in the past but firmly grounded in the present, the designs of Satyendra Pakhalé merge futuristic shapes with centuries-old crafting techniques.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Adam Broomberg
    01.26.09

  16. London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
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    London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle

    More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.22.08

  17. London Design Festival: Twee Party
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    London Design Festival: Twee Party

    There seems to be a crockery revival—Tent has a whole host of young designers showing ceramic work of one kind or another. Perhaps the most beautiful was the 'Blaue Blume' range of tableware...

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.22.08

  18. Mitsura Koga
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    Mitsura Koga

    A new show of stone vases at Japanese boutique, Tortoise General Store, will likely knock your socks off. Artist Mitsura Koga has been transforming found stones into absolute works of art. And if...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.13.08

  19. Mc&Co
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    Mc&Co

    Gleaming from a white-washed box on North 6th Street is Corinne Gilbert's Mc&Co, a lovingly-curated shop of modern porcelain, glassware, art, home accessories and fashion accessories that break...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.21.08

  20. New Color for Take-out
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    New Color for Take-out

    Bare fridges filled with nothing but hot sauce, a couple bottles of beer, and some old take-out will be getting a makeover with these porcelain versions of the classic to-go containers.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.25.08

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