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  1. AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards
    Dwell on Design

    AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards

    What's the secret recipe for an unforgettable dining experience? The Restaurant Design Awards will showcase the winning combinations at Dwell on Design, thanks to a partnership with AIA Los Angeles...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.08.09

  2. Square Meal: LA's Mobile Dining Scene
    Dwell on Design

    Square Meal: LA's Mobile Dining Scene

    One of the newest additions to Dwell's regular sections, the Square Meal column features new ideas, businesses and products that sit at the intersection of food and design. On the first day of this...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.08.09

  3. Friday Finds 6.5.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 6.5.09

    This week in the editors' jaunts around the World Wide Web shared in international flavor (perhaps it's a summer travel bug). The team turned up finds from China to Japan to Mexico, and all across...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.05.09

  4. 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

  5. Dreams Happen: This Weekend
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    Dreams Happen: This Weekend

    Dreams Happen is a biennial fundraising event benefiting Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) and hosted by Stanford Shopping Center. The event teams local architects and builders in the...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    06.04.09

  6. Building a Green Collar LA
    Dwell on Design

    Building a Green Collar LA

    Dwell in Design is a mere three weeks away and we're getting excited to welcome dozens of speakers and thousands of visitors to the LA Convention Center for the big weekend. On Friday June 26, the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.04.09

  7. Eject Symbol Cufflinks

    Eject Symbol Cufflinks

    The unique design of the Eject cufflinks is both clever and current. A fantastic gift for the techie in your life. These whimsical pieces are designed by Lauren Anabela Beaudoin of Creative Dexterity.

    $125.00

  8. Date Watch

    Date Watch

    This unique men’s timepiece keeps the time, naturally. Your special guy will adore this 100 percent wood watch by Wewood (and he'll finally be on time too).

    $119.00

  9. Climbing Rope Necklace

    Climbing Rope Necklace

    Designed by Alienina and hand-made from climbing cord, this necklace moves alluringly as it wraps around one's neck and drapes across one's shoulders.

    $145.00

  10. Bubble Necklace

    Bubble Necklace

    Who didn’t love playing with a bottle of Mr. Bubble as a kid? This glass bubble necklace designed by Marina and Susanna Sent gives is a bit of nostalgia in wearable form. Each time you wear...

    $115.00

  11. Cork Cuff

    Cork Cuff

    The Cork Cuff designed by Donna Piacenza and produced by Studio 1AM employs 100-percent-recycled natural cork as a wearable material. Each piece is cut from a single block previously used for...

    $48.00

  12. Laser-Cut Earrings

    Laser-Cut Earrings

    This geometric design has an architectural sensibility. I swooned over the laser-cut bamboo and gold-filled hardware crafted by San Francisco-based Folia Design. Part city grid, part Mondrian, all...

    $38.00

  13. Art Range Bangle

    Art Range Bangle

    This wonderfully striking and elegantly simple bracelet is crafted by Dinosaur Designs. It’s a stand-alone piece to be worn as an object d’art. Manufactured out of resin, this should be...

    $210.00

  14. Disk Earrings

    Disk Earrings

    The bright woods found in these lightweight earrings is sourced from recycled skateboards. Yes, you read that right: recycled skateboards—I'm so stoked about that! Designed by MapleXO, their...

    $36.00

  15. Torus Ring

    Torus Ring

    I love the selection of colors available for the nylon version of this ring that can also be worn as a pendant! These industrial rings come out of the Silva/Bradshaw Studio, which focuses on modern...

    $25.00

  16. Plumage Necklace

    Plumage Necklace

    This bold necklace comes from the Animalia collection crafted by Molly M Designs. Its form is a mashup of abstractions found in the natural world and Egyptian, Native American, African and Japanese...

    $64.00

  17. Bubble Earrings

    Bubble Earrings

    I recently came across the Philippa Roberts line at her small design shop and studio in Piedmont, CA. I love the lightweight feel and organic shape of these Sterling silver Bubble earrings.

    $101.00

  18. Creating the Modern Stage
    Travel Reports

    Creating the Modern Stage

    While in New York last week I made a stop into the Morgan Library to see the new show Creating the Modern Stage: Designs for Theater and Opera, on view until August 16th.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.03.09

  19. Interview: Emily Pilloton of Project H
    Dwell on Design

    Interview: Emily Pilloton of Project H

    As an architect, industrial designer and writer, Emily Pilloton realized it wasn't enough to talk about design that made a difference—she had to do it herself. The Dwell on Design speaker...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.02.09

  20. Wallet by Joshu+Vela

    Wallet by Joshu+Vela

    This made-in-San Francisco leather wallet from Joshu+Vela is simplicity itself. A simple brass closure and rich, reddish leather hold all you really need to carry with you. Seriously, leave the...

    $75.00

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