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Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013

With a bevy of design fairs taking place in New York this week, it was impossible to venture far in the city without stumbling across an exhibition of new design. From Wanted to ICFF, we criss-crossed the island to cover it all. Saturday, we pounded the pavement in NoHo to scope out the goods on view as part of the 4-day Noho Design District show curated by Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer of Sight Unseen. The hip downtown neighborhood is a design destination, luring tourists and natives alike interested in getting a sneak peek of what’s to come from young designers. Click through for a look at some of our NDD picks.
May 20, 2013
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How to Shop for a Sofa

Down cushions? Hardwood frame? New York City interior designer Timothy Brown gives us a quick tutorial on what to inspect when you’re inspecting.
May 20, 2013
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Handmade Woven Furniture by León León

With summer fast approaching, Mexico City furniture design studio León León's bright, handmade woven pieces are incredibly appealing.
May 18, 2013
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Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler

Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael, California—and a built-in excuse to acquire more furniture.
May 17, 2013

Carl Hansen + Maharam x 20

See all twenty iterations of the classic Hans Wegner Shell chair for Carl Hansen & Son, remade with Maharam fabric.
May 17, 2013
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More Hideaway Furniture from Folditure

Meet Tilt, the newest design by Folditure. Much like the company's other furniture designed for small-spaces, the chair collapses into a compact, easy-to-store size. When it's folded flat it's just .62 inches thick—a boon for apartment dwellers. "Big inspirations for the tilt were the bridges of New York City, which have captured my imagination ever since I can remember," says designer Alexander Gendell.
May 16, 2013
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Togo Sofa by Ligne Roset Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Love it or hate it, the distinctive silhouette of Ligne Roset’s most enduring sofa model celebrates 40 years of booming business.
May 16, 2013
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Lukas Dahlén

Inspired by traditional Swedish “fresh wood” basket weaving, Stockholm designer Lukas Dahlén creates a cabinet that is as friendly as it is refined. Its solid ash skeleton is a series of spokes, much like a Windsor chair. Ash veneer is then woven through the spokes, making the inside of the cabinet as delightful as the outside.
May 15, 2013
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7 Salone Internazionale del Mobile Designs We Love

Each spring, Dwell hits the ground running to scout furniture, lighting, and accessories during the design industry's biggest fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Here are just a few of the pieces we love for 2013.
May 15, 2013
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