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On the Scene at Stockholm Design Week 2013

In the middle of the cold and dark winter, the Swedes hold their annual Stockholm Design Week, drawing exhibitors and visitors from Europe and other parts of the world. We met with a mix of established producers and new talents on the opening day, when design studios all over Stockholm welcomed international media to see their brand new pieces. While the much-debated topic among the country’s design crowd is the slightly existential question “What is Swedish design?”, one thing is certain: It is definitely alive.
February 5, 2013
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The Art of the Statement Piece

Whether housed inside a tightly packed apartment or an iconic mid-century abode, an interior space usually needs that special something to complete the room. In this round, we take a look at eight standout furniture pieces that range from custom-designed angular benches to a scaly chaise lounge.
February 4, 2013
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Modern Family at Dwell on Design

With considering the ever-expanding children's market in the modern design realm, the plethora of visitors, tiny people, and exhibitors at The Modern Family Zone at Dwell on Design was not surprising in the least. Sponsored by Benjamin Moore Paints and Vitra, the Modern Family area featured artists and furniture manufacturers, as well as Play-Doh and finger-paint makers. Photos by Alexis Tjian, Ashley Schoenknecht and Kristen Terry.
February 4, 2013
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Jens Risom Collection at Design Within Reach

Danish designer Jens Risom, who designed the first-ever Knoll chair, collaborated with DWR to offer their Jens Risom Collection. Here's a few of our favorite pieces.
February 4, 2013
Ceramic Tiles by Gio Ponti<br /><br />
Italy, 1961<br /><br />
"In planning the pair of Parco dei Principi hotels (one in Rome, the other in Sorrento), Gio Ponti designed several different patterns for use on ceramic floor tiles. These tiles were manufact

Mid-Century Finds

Too much time has passed since we last checked in with mid-century furniture aficionado Sam Kaufman, whose diminutive gallery on Beverly Boulevard is always stocked with the most wonderful things. Here he shares hia considerable knowledge to give us a bit of back story to a few of his most recent acquisitions.
February 1, 2013
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Piping Hot

December 19, 2012
Stools by Catherine Aitken for Normann Copenhagen.

Fade Away

This past August, Scottish native, designer Catherine Aitken, won the 2012 Time to Design award, sponsored by Normann Copenhagen, the Danish Architectural Press, the Danish Association of Wood and Furniture Industries, and OeO. The public-private cooperative granted Aitken a three-month-long residency at the Danish Art Workshops. During that time, Aitken created her recently debuted collection, Fade.
December 7, 2012
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Design Miami and Partners in Design

It’s that time of year again, and we don’t mean mistletoe and merriment. We’re referring to Design Miami, the annual fair that gathers together a global network of influential galleries, curators, designers, collectors, and critics to celebrate collectible design of the past century. And 2012 is bound to be an exceptional event. What makes this year especially noteworthy is the collaboration between Design Miami and the online creative haven of contemporary art, known as The result is an interactive, up-close-and-personal experience of the design fair, available to anyone with an Internet connection.
December 6, 2012
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Enter to Win in Dwell's Exclusive Holiday Giveaway

Throughout the month of December, we’re offering 31 fabulous giveaways, and you could take one home! Simply enter every day until each item’s drawing date—there’s no limit to how many products you can win. Click through to see all the products, and enter now!
December 4, 2012