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Playful Artist-Designed Notebooks

Plumb is a new line of notebooks designed and illustrated by contemporary artists. For the fall 2014 collection, artists Jason Polan, Nathaniel Russell, and Linda Geary created eclectic journals based on their artistic practices. Click through the slideshow to see the playful creations, and then check out other notebooks we love here.
July 22, 2014
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The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl

Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
July 14, 2014
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6 Savvy Notebooks for Work and Travel

The introduction of smartphones and tablets has made it easy to let your tech take over in the note-taking department, but there is something undeniable about the appeal of putting pen to paper. This assortment of notebooks from the Dwell Store includes slim books for easy grabbing on the go, as well as statement pads from modern design icons.
July 10, 2014
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DIY Furniture Ideas for Modern Makers

DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.
June 4, 2014
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Judge These Books by Their Covers: Graphic Designer David Pearson

A gallery show spotlights the acclaimed bookwork by British graphic artist David Pearson.
April 30, 2014
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8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books

We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to micro (indoor planters).
March 11, 2014
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Curated Collections

A collection need not create clutter and stress; these five homes turn a hobby into a design signature.
December 18, 2013
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Jose Dávila's Compilation of Architecture That's 'There But Not'

In a new book, artist Jose Dávila ponders, "How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?" Focusing on silhouettes, Dávila excises structures from photographs leaving nothing but a void. It's easy to fill in the blanks for some—like the Great Pyramid at Giza—but others—like the Burj al Arab—are a bit more obscure. In the following slideshow, spy 10 of the projects in There But Not by Jose Dávila, published by powerHouse Books. Get your thinking caps on and see how many you can identify.
November 26, 2013
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Reading Time: Creative Books for Kids

From picture books for pint-size readers to more involved, didactic tomes that parents can read to their kids, break out these entertaining and educational volumes for more creative play.
September 27, 2013
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