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  1. Winner: Coolcapitals Cool Case Contest
    A Great Idea

    Winner: Coolcapitals Cool Case Contest

    This was a tough one! After much deliberation, our judges are excited to announce the grand-prize winner of the Coolcapitals Cool Case competition.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    09.01.10

  2. Wine Tasting with Georg Riedel
    Travel Reports

    Wine Tasting with Georg Riedel

    Not so long ago I was at a dinner with a handful of food writers--I was there merely as a food taster--and the fancy stemware from the Austrian firm Riedel came up. One woman extolled the famed...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.21.11

  3. Wine Breather Carafe

    Wine Breather Carafe

    Don’t be fooled by this seemingly simple-looking carafe—the Wine Breather has a few tricks up its sleeve. It holds an upside-down wine bottle in place as it drains, and its silicone...

    $50.00

  4. Windows of Opportunity in UK
    Post

    Windows of Opportunity in UK

    As a product of our financial climate, cities all over the world have been experiencing a surge in one of the most unattractive urban visual blights: empty storefronts. In York, the city has...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    09.14.09

  5. Windows at Bergdorf Goodman
    Books

    Windows at Bergdorf Goodman

    "To window-shop," we learned in our November 2010 issue's Introduction to Retail Design, dates back to 1922—but it wasn't until the 1930s that shops  spiced up their...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.18.10

  6. Wim Crouwel—A Graphic Odyssey

    Wim Crouwel—A Graphic Odyssey

    The Design Museum celebrates the prolific career of the Dutch graphic designer Wim Crouwel in his first UK retrospective. Regarded as one of the leading designers of the twentieth century, Crouwel...

    12.05.10

  7. William T. Vollmann on Imperial
    Books

    William T. Vollmann on Imperial

    Presently on tour to support his massive new work Imperial, journalist, novelist and National Book Award winner for 2005's Europe Central, William T. Vollmann was recently in San Francisco.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.18.09

  8. William Stout Publishers

    William Stout Publishers

    Beginning with the first list in 1995, William Stout Publishers has built an international reputation for bringing important out-of-print source books back into print, and shining light on...

    10.11.13

  9. William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center

    William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center

    Please join us for a special screening of Design Onscreen’s latest documentary film, William Krisel, Architect at The Getty Center, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010 at 7:00PM. A...

    03.09.10

  10. William Kentridge: Five Themes

    William Kentridge: Five Themes

    The exhibition features the first American presentation and catalogue of the new work Kentridge has created since 2000 that dramatically expands his technical innovations as an artist filmmaker,...

    06.22.09

  11. Wide White Space
    Event Spotlight

    Wide White Space

    Today the exhibition 'The Way Beyond Art: Wide White Space' opens at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco (through February 5). The show, which investigates graphic...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    01.20.11

  12. Wichita Rising
    House Tours

    Wichita Rising

    Surrounded by cattle-flecked plains smack in the middle of America, Wichita generally has a reputation as a sleepy, middle-of-nowhere kind of place—even though it’s Kansas’s...

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    09.16.11

  13. Why You Should Send a Thank You Card
    Interviews

    Why You Should Send a Thank You Card

    In the story "To the Letter" in our September 2012 issue, we visited Chandra Greer at Greer, her Chicago shop dedicated to all things paper. A purveyor of stationery, pens, pencils,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Nathan Kirkman
    09.07.12

  14. Whitney Smith Pottery

    Whitney Smith's design sense is primarily informed by her obsession with flowers and other forms found in nature. She has painted and drawn since she was a small child, and many of her designs are...

    12.10.09

  15. Where to See Art in Portland, Maine
    Travel Reports

    Where to See Art in Portland, Maine

    Guide yourself through downtown Portland’s gallery district.

    written by: Sarah Shaw
    03.02.13

  16. Where the Sidewalk Ends
    Context

    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    After taking on San Francisco City Hall, architect Jane Martin helped spawn a movement that has rendered the city’s sidewalks more hospitable to birds, bees, butterflies—and even to...

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    06.22.09

  17. When We Talk About Good Design
    Essay

    When We Talk About Good Design

    Many architects and designers, when talked down from the theoretical towers of “sculptural forms” and “floating volumes” and made to speak of their craft in humbler terms,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.05.10

  18. Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Architects, architectural historians, and critics from both Italy and abroad will come together for a two-day symposium at the Swiss Institute in Rome (ISR) to present and debate their intellectual...

    10.05.10

  19. What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    At mid-century, The Museum of Modern Art played a leading role in the definition and dissemination of ‘Good Design,’ a concept that started taking shape in the 1930s and emerged with...

    04.29.09

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