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  1. "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong
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    "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong

    A photographer's studies of Hong Kong's dense apartment blocks come to a London gallery.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.13.14

  2. 5 Illustrators We Love Part One
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    5 Illustrators We Love Part One

    Not only do we rely on a stellar cast of writers and photographers, we also scour the world for the best illustrators to fill our pages with. Here we present six of our favorite doodlers from...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.03.13

  3. A Clearing in the Streets
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    A Clearing in the Streets

    Frederick Law Olmsted brought nature to New York in his carefully controlled design of Central Park.  In that green oasis amid the city’s dense buildings, nature comes to urbanites in...

    written by: Drew Himmelstein
    06.04.09

  4. A Look at Lego Bombing
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    A Look at Lego Bombing

    You've heard of yarn bombing (as evidence of its mainstream status, yarn bombing has even shown up in a Roche Bobois ad), but have you seen Lego bombing?

    written by: Sara Ost
    01.29.13

  5. A Resin to Love
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    A Resin to Love

    A long overdue solo show for designer, architect, and artist Gaetano Pesce opened last week at Fred Torres Collaborations in Chelsea, New York. Despite his work being shown in galleries and museums...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.26.13

  6. A+D Museum’s Never Built: Los Angeles Onstage at Dwell on Design
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    A+D Museum’s Never Built: Los Angeles Onstage at Dwell on Design

    From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, many noted architects have dreamed of a better plan for the architectural fabric of Los Angeles. For the first time, these lofty utopias, in the form of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.25.13

  7. Alejandro Sticotti's Teahouse
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    Alejandro Sticotti's Teahouse

    I met with the Argentinian architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti a few months ago while he was in San Francisco, and he showed me photos he'd snapped the previous week, while on...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.04.10

  8. And the coolcapitals Winner Is....
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    And the coolcapitals Winner Is....

    After a tough round of reviewing the top finalists' submissions, we are excited to present the winner of the coolcapitals.com design competition.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    08.10.09

  9. Architects' House Museums
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    Architects' House Museums

    From Luis Barragán's Mexico City residence to the Alvar Aalto House in Helsinki, we share ten architects' dwellings that are now museums.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.24.13

  10. Art Is Where the Home Is
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    Art Is Where the Home Is

    In honor of the Palais-Royal's first public art exhibition's 346th anniversary (it debuted today in 1667!), we've curated a fine crop of modern art found in the pages of Dwell. For more modern art,...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.09.13

  11. Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters
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    Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters

    Much like the realms of interior design and architecture, the art world can be an intimidating place. Weighing the cost of purchase and framing against wanting to avoid reproductions and rip offs...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.22.13

  12. Artist Carl Andre's Process
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    Artist Carl Andre's Process

    Last night I read this wonderful profile of minimalist artist Carl Andre in the New Yorker. I wasn't nearly as familiar with Andre as some of his contemporaries like Sol LeWitt or Donald...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.07.11

  13. Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko
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    Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko

    Mark Rothko, apparent muse to Fall 2013 runway shows, has entered into the current design conversation in a major way (Nail polish company Butter London has even created a manicure style after his...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.28.13

  14. Beaux Meets New
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    Beaux Meets New

    The St. Louis Art Museum has announced the June 29th opening of its recently completed expansion, the East Building. The walls are up, the lights are on, and all that remains to be done is the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  15. Calypso in Air
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    Calypso in Air

    The Whitney Museum of American Art recently put on view a collection of Alexander Calder mobiles from 1926-1933, so it's perhaps of interest to check out another artist of this medium in New York. ...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.08.08

  16. Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation
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    Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation

    Artist Chris Jordan has become something of a cult figure for the green set, with his growing portfolio of mind-bending large-scale art that depicts our culture of consumption and waste in...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.11.09

  17. coolcapitals Competition
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    coolcapitals Competition

    Calling all graphic designers and overall creative types: You only have three more days to submit your geographically inspired creation for the coolcapitals contest. Time is running out!

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.24.09

  18. Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project
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    Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project

    While history and tradition inform so much of contemporary craft, the history of makers themselves isn’t always a priority. It’s a realization that struck Bard Assistant Professor Catherine Whalen...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.12.14

  19. David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York
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    David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York

    When the David Zwirner gallery decided to expand their Chelsea presence, they turned to a familiar face. Architect Annabelle Selldorf had completed the renovation of both their 19th street location...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.13.13

  20. Design Miami's Deconstructed Tent
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    Design Miami's Deconstructed Tent

    Though Design Miami wrapped up a month ago, Moorhead & Moorhead's installation begs to be revisited. In a take on a standard event tent, brothers Granger and Robert Moorhead manipulated the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.14.11

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