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7 Nearly Invisible Modern Furnishings

Sometimes you just need clarity. With these 7 translucent furnishings, you'll have just that.
March 3, 2014
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Designer Spotlight: Alvaro Catalán de Ocón

An emerging Spanish designer redefines his role by pursuing philanthropic projects with indigenous peoples in Colombia.
January 26, 2014

7 Innovations from the 2014 International CES Part Two

Here is a quick roundup from days two and three of our roaming the floor at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.
January 10, 2014
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7 Innovations from the 2014 International CES Part One

Here are seven striking finds from Dwell's first day roaming the sprawling floor (or floors, really) of the 2014 International CES, formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Stay tuned for more show highlights this week.
January 9, 2014
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Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's

This week in New York City, a chance to ogle pieces from Italian designer and Memphis maestro Ettore Sottsass's personal collection, including early prototypes that predate his most influential designs.
December 18, 2013
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7 Futuristic Lighting Fixtures

The Space Race of the 1960s greatly influenced modernism in design and architecture. Like the astronauts that inspired them, these designs dare to boldly go where no one has gone before.
December 4, 2013
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Optical Illusions in Product Design

Visual illusions in design can bring a bit of magic to your modern space. From floating lamps to two-legged tables, we've gathered a few products to deceive your eyes and heighten your curiosity.
November 11, 2013
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London Design Festival: Past Years in Retrospect

Annually, artists from around the world come to celebrate the creative industries as London awards innovative designers at the London Design Festival. Dwell has covered the event for numerous years and here are some of our favorite moments.
November 4, 2013
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Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings

The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many that are influenced by this unforgettable era.
November 1, 2013