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  1. Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design
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    Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design

    Released at the end of last month, Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design by the Art Institute of Chicago's design curator Zoë Ryan is a fine addition to the growing literature on the excellent...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.07.10

  2. 7 Modern Nightstand Options
    Product Reviews

    7 Modern Nightstand Options

    Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big dreams, and small specs, till the morning light.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.04.10

  3. Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Responding to both the perceived inferiority of machine-made objects and the ills created by industrialization, the Arts and Crafts movement sought to restore dignity to labor and integrate art...

    01.03.10

  4. Bauhaus Lounge

    Bauhaus Lounge

    Furnished with Bauhaus chairs, tables, couches, and other furniture, this temporary lounge at MoMA accompanies the soon-to-close exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity. There's a...

    01.03.10

  5. Jens Risom

    Jens Risom

    Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a great contemporary designer. At 93, he shows no sign of putting down the...

    01.01.10

  6. Humanscale

    Founded in 1982, Humanscale is recognized as the leading manufacturer of ergonomic products for the office. Their diverse product range helps ensure that individuals who spend hours each day in...

    12.27.09

  7. Whitaker Coffee Table

    Whitaker Coffee Table

    A bounty of salvaged fir provided inspiration for the Whitaker Collection, a stellar collaboration between Semigood's Thom Jones and (Dwell's very own senior designer!) Brendan Callahan, and...

    $1300.00

  8. Timeless Design: Future Perfect
    --The Future of

    Timeless Design: Future Perfect

    Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames lounge chair, George Nelson’s Ball clock, and Giancarlo Mattioli’s Nesso lamp are just a few of the prodigious products that one might...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    12.17.09

  9. Home Furnishings: Mag-Neato
    --The Future of

    Home Furnishings: Mag-Neato

    For almost a decade Dwell has printed countless examples of new furniture designs, but with a handful of exceptions, little has been offered—–to us or to you—–in the way of...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    12.16.09

  10. Voos Furniture

    VOOS is a condensed capsule of locally grown design produce, always fresh, packed with energy and creativity. We are located in a 1,500sf space at the heart of Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

    12.10.09

  11. Chest of Drawers

    Chest of Drawers

    This little chest is made of book matched boards. Features include: hand-cut dovetails at upper corners with mitered font corners, waxed hardwood drawer guides and turned legs.

    $4500.00

  12. Design Miami: Recap
    Travel Reports

    Design Miami: Recap

    Design Miami wrapped up on Sunday, and all told I’d say the fair was a mixed bag. Though I tend to have a good time wandering the aisles of Aranda\Lasch’s temporary tent taking in the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.08.09

  13. Design Miami: Mexican Design
    Travel Reports

    Design Miami: Mexican Design

    When I interviewed Design Miami co-founder Ambra Medda before the show, she told me that she was most excited about a display of Mexican design pieces, ranging from mid-century to the present,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.07.09

  14. Ambra Medda
    Interviews

    Ambra Medda

    Before the melee of Design Miami got underway I had a chance to chat with the show’s director, Ambra Medda, about the Designer of the Year, and what we could expect from this year’s...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.05.09

  15. Dror Benshetrit
    Interviews

    Dror Benshetrit

    One of the better satellite shows this year at Design Miami was just down the block from the Design Miami tent at the Cappelini showroom. Entitled “Limited Forever,” this show offered...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.04.09

  16. UpCycle Ottoman

    UpCycle Ottoman

    The Upcycle Ottoman is upholstered with repurposed bags that were previously used to transport organic coffee beans. The bags feature screen-printed stencils and logos which identified the original...

    $425.00

  17. Ossington End Table

    Ossington End Table

    A simple end table with a storage component, the Ossington features a unique walnut ply top, and is available with a stainless steel or black powder-coated base.

    $445.00

  18. Arik Levy at Design Miami
    Interviews

    Arik Levy at Design Miami

    Amidst the Design Miami tumult, in which many are wandering about on insect-like stilettos, I had a chance to sit down with designer Arik Levy. At the little café at the far end of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.03.09

  19. Design Miami: Droog + Atelier Bow Wow
    Travel Reports

    Design Miami: Droog + Atelier Bow Wow

    Last night was the Design Miami vernissage party, and my first look at the tent by architects Aranda\Lasch, and the dozens of gallerists and the high glitz of the Miami art and society set. Though...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.02.09

  20. Tom Dixon at Design Miami 2009
    Interviews

    Tom Dixon at Design Miami 2009

    I happened to catch up with British furniture designer Tom Dixon yesterday on his way over to the Audi Pavilion here on Miami Beach. Audi has just launched their new A8 sedan and Tom was tapped to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.02.09

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