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Marimekko fall fabrics 2013

Marimekko's New Fall Fabrics

One of our favorite textile makers, Marimekko, has just launched a new line of scrumptious fall fabrics. The patterns are super fun as always and the colors could not be more spot on for fall. Here, we pick out just a few of our favorites from the line so far.
September 19, 2013
The open volume of Greg Martin’s Minneapolis home is broken up to accomodate lofted sleeping quarters and more intimate ground-floor lounging spaces.

Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics

This fall, we are loving neutral and organic tones. Take a look at some of these Dwell homes that really capture the concept of this trend and then check out some of our recommendations for incorporating neutrals and organics into your own home. See other fall design trends such as Warm Woods, Gold, Brass, & Copper Accents, and Comfortable Kitchens.
September 17, 2013
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Trend Report: Leather Trimmed Mirrors

A daily dose of vanity is only reinforced with these leather-trimmed mirrors.
July 29, 2013
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Dwell on Design 2013: Brook&Lyn Woven Textile Art

Among the kitchens, prefab units, demonstrations, and presentation stages at Dwell on Design 2013, first-time exhibitor Brook&Lyn shows off impressively detailed handwoven textile art.
June 22, 2013
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Salone Satellite Top Pick: AMPY Stool by Jerri Hobdy

In 2013, Salone Satellite—Salone Internazionale del Mobile’s younger companion, for which a jury led by Marva Griffin Wilshire selects exhibitors younger than 35—showcased six intrepid U.S. booths, from a Southern design school to one of Dwell’s 2012 Young Guns honorees. Could one of these be the next Nendo or Patrick Jouin?
June 15, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Dadaist Chairs

London based artist and industrial designer, Charlotte Kingsnorth, creates effortless and contemporary pieces of furniture, which challenge form and question conformity. Kingsnorth's pieces naturally express character and are unbound to specific rules and boundaries, breathtaking and functional her vision is worth gawking over.
June 5, 2013
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Webshop of the Day: Fossik

Fossik, based in Sydney, Australia, offers unique and whimsical products including sophisticated textile throws and vintage quilts.
June 5, 2013
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Vitsœ Brings Back Dieter Rams 620 Chair Program

On the 50th anniversary of Dieter Rams's 620 modular seating, Vitsoe has introduced a re-engineered version of the modern classic.
May 9, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Two Stools by Doug Johnston

New York-based, Texas-bred designer Doug Johnston is utilizing his skills and passion for materials and functionality. Not afraid to step outside the box, Johnston investigates the relationship between the two, handcrafting humble and durable organic fixtures out of minimal materials. Johnston's production process relies heavily on an industrial sewing machine, in which he stitches cotton rope and nylon thread to create a variety of goods including these Two Stools.
April 11, 2013