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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
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A Wallet for Your Phone?

Have you been looking for an attractive case for your phone? Well look no further! The new DODOcase Durables Collection is both stylish and functional. It combines timeless fashion with modern function and is handcrafted right here in San Francisco.
April 2, 2013

Cuddling Up with Qi Home's Cashmere

We recently had the opportunity to get cozy with Qi Home's line of sumptuous cashmere throws.
March 14, 2013
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Color Riot

February 26, 2013
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Shape Shifters

February 25, 2013
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Q & A With Christopher Farr

Modern-rug purveyor and witty Brit Christopher Farr chats with Dwell about 25 years in the business and doles out advice for every type of carpet buyer.
February 22, 2013
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All Rugged Up

Ahhhh, the rug. Ever so comfortable, ever so cozy. We compiled six of the plushest rugs not only worthy of your feet, but for showing off too.
February 14, 2013
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Magic Carpet Ride, Courtesy of Swedish Brand Oyyo

Lina Zedig and Marcus Åhrén founded their design studio Oyyo in Stockholm in late 2011. Since then, they've been ramping up for Oyyo's first collection, a series of six dhurrie rugs woven from organic cotton and tinted with vegetable dye. The pieces are handwoven by craftspeople near Jodhpur, India, pairing time-tested weaving techniques with contemporary design motifs.
February 13, 2013
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Pouf! 6 Instant Extra Seating Ideas

Not to be mistaken for its sister, the stool, poufs come completely covered in cloth with no visible legs. Click through the slideshow to find six purveyors of cushioned comfort fit for all.
February 11, 2013