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Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition

Shuttling between her Paris apartment and her German workshop, Gesa Hansen strikes a balance while continuing a family design tradition.
August 29, 2014
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Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers

Bauhaus member and modernist pioneer Josef Albers was best known as an influential color theorist, writer, teacher, and painter. But the artist took his exploration of color into furniture design, creating pieces that married the Bauhaus ideals of elemental form, intersecting planes, clean geometry, lightness, and darkness, with thoughtful experimentation with color. These four furniture pieces, all of which were preserved before the onset of World War II, have been expertly reproduced and are available at the Dwell Store.
August 27, 2014
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In Cape Town, a Creative Duo Forges a Unique Approach to Furniture Design

Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, a pair of Cape Town–based surfers help stoke, and satisfy, a demand for South African design.
August 26, 2014
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How to Build a Design Collection

It’s never too late to start collecting modern furniture. Take inspiration from these well-furnished interiors, which bring design classics out of the museum and into home.
August 18, 2014
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Wooden Furniture Handcrafted in Minnesota

Matt Eastvold founded Eastvold Furniture 11 years ago, but the Minnesota native says he'd been doing woodworking as a hobby long before that. The furniture maker designs and creates heirloom-quality furniture, including credenzas, beds, and tables, that are engineered to endure. New at the Dwell Store, Eastvold's furniture collection blends traditional woodworking techniques and modern elegance.
August 14, 2014
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The Design Community that Defines New York City

A biennial at New York's MAD Museum, open through October 12, 2014, explores the rich design community of New York City—a group whose creations set the tone of the ever-shifting city. "It’s expensive to have space to produce and make one’s work in New York City," says curator Jake Yuzna. "Those who choose to come to NYC, and/or stay in NYC, fight against that tide—they strive to change the cultural landscape of the city, and through their adaptive practices, are doing it." Click through the slideshow for a look at some of the pieces on view.
July 24, 2014
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5 Puerto Rican Designers to Know

These up-and-coming designers draw inspiration from their Caribbean heritage to create bold, colorful, and thoughtful objects for the contemporary home. Visit Design in Puerto Rico for more information about the designers and their products.
July 21, 2014
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7 Space-Saving Products

In our September issue, Dwell editors round up the best multifunctional, compact furniture for small spaces. Here's a look at eight more products that will give you more room and more peace of mind.
July 17, 2014
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Knoll + Barber Osgerby's Modular Sofa Collection

Edward Barber of British studio Barber Osgerby tells us the background on the modular seating line his firm designed for Knoll.
July 14, 2014
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