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Checking In On WantedDesign 2013

Now in its third year, WantedDesign is proving to be a crucial stop on the New York Design Week train.
June 5, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Dadaist Chairs

London based artist and industrial designer, Charlotte Kingsnorth, creates effortless and contemporary pieces of furniture, which challenge form and question conformity. Kingsnorth's pieces naturally express character and are unbound to specific rules and boundaries, breathtaking and functional her vision is worth gawking over.
June 5, 2013
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New Products From Aldo Bakker

Familiar objects take surprising new forms in the hands of experimental Dutch designer (and self-proclaimed "control freak") Aldo Bakker, who we previously profiled in our May 2012 issue. The son of the late avant-garde jewelry artist Emmy van Leersum and Gijs Bakker, cofounder of the influential Dutch conceptual design collective Droog, Bakker has spent much of his creative professional life forging his own design identity. “When my father was at Droog, he was in my way,” Bakker says. “I had to push to find my own path.” Here, his latest crop of avant-garde objects and furnishings.
June 5, 2013
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MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck saw the new MyWorld sofa system in his dreams. The acclaimed designer doesn’t use computers, watch movies or television, nor find himself with much time to occupy his own couch. In fact, he and his wife pass most days on planes shuttling between work obligations or attending to their oyster farm in the south of France. Yet the impresario managed to conjure a transformable sofa for the modern family. As ICFF festivities drew to a close, Italian furniture manufacturer Cassina invited Dwell to meet the Starck and his new MyWorld system in person.
June 3, 2013
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A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris

Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of furniture he’s brought back from his travels.
May 30, 2013
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Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio

Founded by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee, three-year-old Seattle design studio Ladies and Gentlemen has a small, but covetable collection of objects, jewelry, furniture, and lighting all made in the USA.
May 30, 2013
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Sustainably Sourced Furniture by Steuart Padwick

Steuart Padwick is having a bang-up year. “A couple of months ago I received a Design Guild Mark for my Horseshoe Chair,” says Padwick, “And I have just had a great time at Clerkenwell Design Week.” Earlier this year, YLiving became the first retailer stateside to carry Padwick’s charming, ethically-sourced and witty designs.
May 29, 2013
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