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  1. Ebony Snow Chafey
    Interviews

    Ebony Snow Chafey

    Owner and creative director Ebony Snow Chafey cofounded the Chicago-based design and stationery firm Snow & Graham in the spring of 1998. One successful decade later, her firm does more than $2...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.11.10

  2. Valerie Casey
    In The Modern World

    Valerie Casey

    Maybe it was jet lag, or the incipient echo of Al Gore’s recently revealed truth. Meetings devoted to diaper design might have played a part, though SkyMall’s seatback brand of...

    03.11.10

  3. Hyundai Ride and Drive
    Event Spotlight

    Hyundai Ride and Drive

    Recently Dwell partnered with the Hyundai Sonata Uncensored campaign, an interactive, traveling exhibit designed to welcome visitors to a unique space where they could learn more about the Hyundai...

    written by: Hanni Chehak
    11.18.10

  4. 9 Dish Drainers

    9 Dish Drainers

    Dishes don't dry on their own and when you don't have a kitchen full of helpful towel-equipped guests at the ready, you're going to need a drying rack on which to place your freshly washed plates....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.10.10

  5. AIA-SF Home Tours 2010

    AIA-SF Home Tours 2010

    AIA San Francisco’s popular San Francisco Living: Home Tours weekend is the first tour series of its kind in the Bay Area to promote a wide variety of architectural styles, neighborhoods, and...

    09.08.10

  6. Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Architects, architectural historians, and critics from both Italy and abroad will come together for a two-day symposium at the Swiss Institute in Rome (ISR) to present and debate their intellectual...

    10.05.10

  7. Le Corbusier-Miracle Boxes

    Le Corbusier-Miracle Boxes

    Pratt Institute School of Architecture will host the symposium “Voyage through Le Corbusier” on Monday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Higgins Hall Auditorium in conjunction with the...

    10.05.10

  8. Dutch Design Week Fall 2010

    Dutch Design Week Fall 2010

    The Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco is pleased to announce the launch of Seeing Orange: Dutch Design Week. Developed in collaboration with local architecture and design...

    10.29.10

  9. Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

    Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

    The exhibition will feature the work of Sonia Delaunay (1885 – 1979), including her designs for textiles and fashion in the 1920s through the 1940s, when she was intensively exploring the...

    11.28.10

  10. Alessi Customer Appreciation 2010

    Alessi Customer Appreciation 2010

    Alessi Invites you to Customer Appreciation Night 2010. Receive 20% off entire stock, but for only one night. Head down to an Alessi location in New York, Chicago or San Francisco on November 11 fo...

    11.09.10

  11. Verner Panton

    Verner Panton

    In the 1950s, while Scandinavian designers were paving the path with organic designs made of natural materials, architect Verner Panton (1926-1998) was concocting futuristic creations out of...

    03.05.10

  12. Ross Lovegrove

    Ross Lovegrove

    Born in Wales, UK, in 1958, Ross Lovegrove studied industrial design at Manchester Polytechnic until 1980 before transferring to the Royal College of Art in London, where he remained until 1983....

    03.17.10

  13. George Nelson

    George Nelson

    George Nelson (1908-1986) was an extremely influential industrial designer, writer, and thinker whose designs are as popular today as perhaps they’ve ever been. Educated in architecture at...

    01.21.10

  14. Monica Förster

    Monica Förster

    Monica Förster, creater of some of the most internationally renowed objects in contemporary Swedish design today, is based in Stockholm but grew up close to the artic circle in the very...

    03.16.10

  15. Warren Platner

    Warren Platner

    Warren Platner was an American architect and designer known primarily for his mid-century modernist interior design and furniture. Platner was born in 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland, and studied...

    01.04.10

  16. Tom Dixon

    Tom Dixon

    British designer Tom Dixon (1959- ) is one of the leading lights of English industrial design. A self-taught welder, Dixon opened the shop Space to sell his early designs, then worked as head...

    01.07.10

  17. Nina Tolstrup

    Nina Tolstrup

    Designer Nina Tolstrup is the owner of London based Studiomama. She trained as a designer at the prestigious Les Ateliers school of industrial design in Paris and has a BA in Marketing from the...

    03.25.10

  18. Poul Henningsen

    Poul Henningsen

    Another giant of mid-century Danish design, Poul Henningsen (1894-1967) worked primarily in lighting design. In his work he consistently sought a soft glow of light from his various lamps and...

    01.25.10

  19. Matthew Hilton

    Matthew Hilton

    Matthew Hilton was born in Hastings in 1957. He graduated with a degree in Furniture Design from Kingston Polytechnic in 1979 when he started to design and manufacture a range of objects using...

    03.17.10

  20. Achille Castiglioni

    Achille Castiglioni

    Achille Castiglioni, an Italian designer known for turning everyday industrial items into modern masterpieces, was born in 1913 in Milan. He studied architecture and then began designing with his...

    01.25.10

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