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  1. Houses of the Sundown Sea
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    Houses of the Sundown Sea

    Way back in our Dec/Jan issue that kicked off 2008, we told the story of the super groovy, surf bum-cum-architectural genius Harry Gesner. The man was a true California original, one who found a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.02.12

  2. 10 Minutes with Karim Rashid
    Interviews

    10 Minutes with Karim Rashid

    Tuesday evening, Danish design company Bo Concept debuted its newest collection, created by designer-about-town Karim Rashid. I walked up the pink carpet (a favorite color of the Egypt-born, Canada...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.08.12

  3. Photographer Lecture and Book Signing: Richard Rothman

    Photographer Lecture and Book Signing: Richard Rothman

    Richard Rothman will present work from his acclaimed new monograph, Redwood Saw, and discuss the challenges and surprises that he encountered along the way. A body of work made over a five-year...

    02.23.12

  4. Paris Versus New York
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    Paris Versus New York

    It's rare that a series of visual puns has much of a shelf life, but Paris Versus New York, a punchy book of illustrations comparing and contrasting the two cities from Vahram Muratyan merits...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.06.12

  5. Friday Finds 12.23.11
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 12.23.11

    In this edition of Friday Finds, a look at Seattle's burgeoning design scene, a compendium of clever bookshelves, a photo essay of volcanic activity around the globe, and more. After today, Dwell...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.23.11

  6. Gifts for the Euro-Obsessed

    Gifts for the Euro-Obsessed

    There’s just something about Europe, Europeans, and European things that makes me uncontrollably excited. Book-clutches handmade with love from Paris? Check. A cute little “perforated...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    12.20.11

  7. Tank Books

    Tank Books

    Much like Olympia Le-Tan’s book-clutches, these awesome cigarette books pay homage to classic stories. Cleverly disguised as cigarette packs (right down to the flip-flop top with foil...

    $88.00

  8. Gentleman's Club

    Gentleman's Club

    The time is nigh to start finding gifts for the gents in your life; heaven knows they can be murder to shop for. With that in mind, I've collected a few bits and bobs that will add a bit of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.14.11

  9. Harris Tweed by Lara Platman

    Harris Tweed by Lara Platman

    This handsome coffee table book documents the great export of the Outer Hebrides islands off the coast of Scotland: Harris tweed. A portrait not so much of the fabric, but of its production, Lara...

    $40.00

  10. Men About Town
    Event Spotlight

    Men About Town

    Whilst in London, we met three talents who are making their marks on the local design scene. Soon you’ll be uttering their names along side Morrison, Dixon, and Adjaye.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.11.11

  11. Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop

    Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop

    This is the complete zeitguide to an era of country music concert posters from Nashville's alpha print company, Hatch Show Print. The tome features over 175 illustrations of handcrafted letterpress...

    $35.00

  12. The Story of De Stijl
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    The Story of De Stijl

    The threads of turn-of-the-20th century radicalism in the arts and design have by now pretty much been woven into one broad yarn: capital-M Modernism. But the new book The Story of De Stijl:...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.22.11

  13. Friday Finds 11.04.11
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 11.04.11

    Another week has rolled on by—tempus fugit, as they say. To celebrate the moments of days past and to get a good start to the weekend ahead, we bring you our favorite finds from the interweb.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.11

  14. Movie Posters of Soy Cuba
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    Movie Posters of Soy Cuba

    If movie posters are essentially advertisements to get you into the theater, the Hollywood versions splashed with matinee-idol close-ups and 100-point typefaces, then the moody, highly graphic...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.06.11

  15. Friday Finds 9.30.11
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 9.30.11

    In this installment of Friday Finds from the staff of Dwell, a hodgepodge of events, fonts, fashion, and photographs to end the week—and start the weekend—on a good note.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.30.11

  16. Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917

    Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917

    This exhibition explores the way Russian avant-garde poets and artists responded to this crisis through their book art. Often working collaboratively, poets and artists designed pages in which ...

    09.10.11

  17. The Vintage Bazaar

    The Vintage Bazaar

    The Vintage Bazaar introduces the classic flea! 70+ vendors of vintage decor, furniture, housewares, clothing, and accessories will be boothing it out indoors and outdoors. Plus, local food vendors...

    09.08.11

  18. Japanese Book Binding
    How To

    Japanese Book Binding

    I quite liked the video my colleague Miyoko Ohtake posted earlier this week on Japanese joinery and thought I'd do my bit to shed a bit of light on Japanese style handcrafts as well. Here's a great...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.25.11

  19. Knoll Textiles
    Books

    Knoll Textiles

    The roster of furniture designers who have graced the factories of Knoll is startling: Saarinen, Platner, Bertoia, Breuer. But the textile designers like Marianne Strengell, Evelyn Hill...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.22.11

  20. Kickstart Some Design II
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    Kickstart Some Design II

    Around this time last year I cruised through the fundraising site Kickstarter in search of a few design-related projects that seemed interesting. I found a furniture company, a photo...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.11.11

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