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  1. Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
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    Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand

    Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte Perriand turned lofty ideals into revolutionary living spaces. Her...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.25.14

  2. Meet Stephen Burks, 2014 Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker
    Dwell on Design

    Meet Stephen Burks, 2014 Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker

    We're thrilled to announce this year's keynote speaker for Dwell's annual design conference in June 2014: Meet irrepressible New York City-based industrial designer Stephen Burks.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.11.14

  3. Benjamin Graindorge
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    Benjamin Graindorge

    Parisian designer Benjamin Graindorge is self-deprecating but completely content in his chosen métier, professing that “learning is freedom.” His enlightened state derives from time spent in...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  4. Tania da Cruz
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    Tania da Cruz

    Milan-based Tania da Cruz cut her teeth in Marcel Wanders’s Amsterdam studio. “It was like living in a temporary fairy tale,” she says. Dutch whimsy factored into her early work—such as her Chia...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.03.14

  5. Nick Ross
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    Nick Ross

    It’s no wonder that designer Nick Ross—of the Stockholm studio that bears his name—often references historical events. For inspiration, he says, “You can’t beat a good BBC documentary. If the title...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.03.14

  6. Karoline Fesser
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    Karoline Fesser

    Inquisitiveness motivates German designer Karoline Fesser, who lives and works in her hometown, just outside Cologne. “When I started to think about design, I didn’t even know the term ‘design’...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.03.14

  7. Margaux Keller
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    Margaux Keller

    Margaux Keller has come a long way since age 13, redecorating her room by arranging furniture and “pinning stuff on the walls.” She decided then, as a teenager growing up in Geneva, Switzerland, to...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  8. Henny Van Nistelrooy
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    Henny Van Nistelrooy

    With his upbringing in rural Holland, his education in London, and his current base in Beijing, Dutch designer Henny van Nistelrooy mixes the flavors of his multiple worlds into a colorful and...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.03.14

  9. NTN
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    NTN

    Ian Walton (who comes from a long line of physicists) and Marcel Twohig (the son of an artist and sculptor) both studied industrial design at Dublin’s National College of Art & Design. They...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  10. Los Angeles Designers at Milan Design Week
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    Los Angeles Designers at Milan Design Week

    Los Angeles designers Matthew Sullivan, Tanya Aguiñiga, and Ben Medansky exhibited their work during the 2014 Milan Design Week as part of the L.A. x Milano project curated by Bold LA and BPM...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.18.14

  11. Little Urbanites
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    Little Urbanites

    Modernism is for moms, says Kim Sibley, and just as importantly, their wee ones too. One year ago, Sibley opened Little Urbanites, a modern design store for kids, with her mother Suzanne Sibley and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.28.08

  12. Design Truck
    Dwell on Design

    Design Truck

    It's an undisputed truth that some of L.A.'s best meals are served on the street. So why shouldn't L.A.'s finest food trucks have outdoor seating that equals their culinary excellence? Design Truck...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.21.11

  13. Designing Women
    In The Modern World

    Designing Women

    Blazing a trail through the canon of design, these 25 artisans worked to make some of the modern era’s most recognizable furniture, lighting, and objects. From the sculptural pottery of Eva...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.02.09

  14. Design Itinerary: South Africa
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    Design Itinerary: South Africa

    Cape Town, South Africa, will be the World Design Capital 2014, which is perfect timing, since the country's design scene is booming. Here is a look at some modern homes, destinations, events, and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.07.13

  15. Contemporary tables and vases join the East and the West
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    Contemporary tables and vases join the East and the West

    India Mahdavi's Landscape collection integrates global design references.

    written by: Caia Hagel
    04.14.14

  16. Web Shop We Love: Data Modern Furnishings
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    Web Shop We Love: Data Modern Furnishings

    Designed and crafted in Tennessee, we love Data Modern Furnishings streamlined wood furniture.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.15.14

  17. Celebrating Anniversaries of Iconic Design
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    Celebrating Anniversaries of Iconic Design

    In 2014, many design and manufacturing greats are celebrating significant milestones. We take a look at some of their most popular designs.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    05.14.14

  18. Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti
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    Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti

    After pulling out many hats for several architecture and design firms around the world, the sisters Kershbaumer branched out and set up studio in 2008. Since then, the London-based pair has been...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.16.13

  19. The Pirate Chair
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    The Pirate Chair

    For better or for worse, we're currently living through something of a pirate renaissance. Pirates pop up as both comic cultural meme and serious scourge of the seas. With clear awareness of this...

    03.29.09

  20. Grand Prix Chair
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    Grand Prix Chair

    In 1957, Danish designer Arne Jacobsen created the Grand Prix chair for Fritz Hansen—two years after rising to furniture-design fame with his Series 7 chair and five years after his Ant chair...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.11.09

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