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Glass Sculptures Use Magazines as Art

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin places the pages of Dwell at the core of his transparent works.
April 15, 2014
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Milan Design Week: Day Two

Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]
April 9, 2014
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A Dramatic Viewing Platform in Tasmania

Australian firm Room11 creates a viewing structure that helps visitors understand their surroundings.
April 3, 2014
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Sculpture Lets the Public Paint the Sky

An art installation in Vancouver, suspended 24 stories above the harbor, lets the public create light patterns with the swipe of a cell phone screen.
April 2, 2014
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Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)

Federico Babina's Archist City imagines what artist's own houses might look like—and while the resulting architecture is only imaginary, we've rounded up a few Dwell homes that fit the bill.
March 21, 2014
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Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet

Vladimir Kagan and Frank Gehry join French modern masters in a new rug exhibition at Atelier Courbet Master Craftsman Gallery in Nolita.
March 10, 2014
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Michael Murphy's Midcentury-Inspired Supersonic Series

San Francisco artist Michael Murphy’s latest series of prints, Supersonic, depicts a mod, mod world.
March 3, 2014
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Preview: Shigeru Ban's First Permanent U.S. Museum

Shigeru Ban calls the Aspen Art Museum, which is expected to be completed this summer, "my great step forward in my career as an architect." Dwell caught up with the architect for the recent reveal in Los Angeles.
February 26, 2014
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Future Shock: Guggenheim’s Gorgeous Retrospective on Futurism

Championing a radical and utopian vision, the artists profiled in the Guggenheim’s new exhibit Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe brought the concept of “total works of art” to new heights, especially when it came to objects and interior design, according to organizer and museum senior curator Vivian Greene. From the bedroom Giacomo Balla designed for his daughter in 1914 to the art houses (Casa d'Arte) he and other designers like Fortunto Depero created across Italy, forward-thinking design was applied to every aspect of life.
February 25, 2014