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  1. Marilyn Neuhart Doll

    Marilyn Neuhart Doll

    Neuhart's handmade lion doll was created for Alexander Girard's Textiles and Objects shop in New York, circa 1961.

    $500.00

  2. Plastic Wagon

    Plastic Wagon

    This work, created in Japan in 1968, is number two from an edition of fifty. It's sold accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Kuramata Design Office, signed by Mieko Kuramata.

    $5000.00

  3. Rattan Round Chair

    Rattan Round Chair

    Isamu Kenmochi's Model T-3010 is circa 1965, created for Yamakawa Rattan. It features a small circular upholstered seat cushion.

    $500.00

  4. ABCD Sofa

    ABCD Sofa

    Pierre Paulin designed this sculptural piece in 1968 for Artifort in two variations: sofa and love seat. This vintage offering, a sofa, was manufactured in France. 

    $3000.00

  5. Visual Acoustics DVD

    Visual Acoustics DVD

    Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern...

    $26.99

  6. Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect

    Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect

    Few contemporary architects are as revered, reviled, and ultimately celebrated as the Dutch designer Rem Koolhaas. The new film Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect by directors Markus Heidingsfelder...

    $29.95

  7. John Cronin

    John Cronin

    For 35 years, John Cronin has safeguarded New York’s waterways, investigating dozens of pollution cases and authoring three laws to protect the Hudson River and its communities. So when...

    09.28.09

  8. John Lautner

    John Lautner

    John Lautner is one of the best known among modernist architects who worked in southern California in the mid-20th century. Born in 1911, Lautner spent six years studying at Frank Lloyd Wright's...

    01.29.10

  9. Louis Kahn

    Louis Kahn

    Louis Kahn (1901-1974) may not have as many built works as his contemporaries Le Corbusier or Mies van der Rohe but the legacy he left stands just as tall and reaches just as far. Born in Estonia...

    03.09.10

  10. Pedro E. Guerrero

    Pedro E. Guerrero

    Pedro E. Guerrero was the photographer for three of America's most famous artists: architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptors Louise Nevelson and Alexander Calder. Guerrero's six-decade career...

    02.11.10

  11. Jay Pridmore

    Jay Pridmore is the author of Chicago Architecture and Design.

    03.16.10

  12. Featured Panel: Historic Restorations
    Dwell on Design

    Featured Panel: Historic Restorations

    On Saturday, June 23, join our conversation at Dwell on Design about what goes into refreshing icons of mid-century design. Architects Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena of Los Angeles firm ...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.20.12

  13. Design Destination: Columbus, Indiana
    City Guide

    Design Destination: Columbus, Indiana

    Dwell readers and fans of NPR, unite. Public radio stations have been airing a summer travel series from NPR's Arts Desk called "Destination Art" that explores "off the beaten track...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.20.12

  14. Refinishing Alvar Aalto's Finnish Pavilion
    House Tours

    Refinishing Alvar Aalto's Finnish Pavilion

    Alvar Aalto’s Finnish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, originally designed as a temporary demountable structure, was built in 1956 and stayed solidly in a place for nearly 56 years until...

    written by: Linda Taalman
    09.12.12

  15. The Artful Dodger
    Rewind

    The Artful Dodger

    In 50 years, more than 176 million fans have entered the turnstiles at Dodger Stadium, the mid-century modern ballpark nestled in Los Angeles’s Chavez Ravine. Taking a page from stat-happy...

    written by: Kevin Roderick
    10.01.12

  16. Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    The San Jose Women’s Club and the San Jose Preservation Action Council of San Jose’s new event "Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House" explains the importance of...

    06.29.12

  17. Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    The Conversations in Context program series offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of The Glass House campus...

    09.14.12

  18. Preserving the Keokuk Union Depot

    Preserving the Keokuk Union Depot

    Dwell visits Keokuk, Iowa, to check out the winner of our Sub-Zero-sponsored Rethinking Preservation contest—and to learn more about the town, the railroads, and the once modern and bustling depot.

    08.10.12

  19. Mid-Century Finds by Sam Kaufman
    Product

    Mid-Century Finds by Sam Kaufman

    Too much time has passed since we last checked in with mid-century furniture aficianado Sam Kaufman, whose diminutive gallery on Beverly Boulevard is always stocked with the most wonderful...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    09.06.10

  20. Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
    Product

    Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck

    I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints created by Le Corbusier.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.28.10

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