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Amsterdam Retail Therapy

On a drizzly afternoon in Holland's capital city, I took to the streets, armed with a map, a copy of a great little guide book, Amsterdam Made by Hand, and absolutely no problem getting lost along my way to discovering a few retail treasures. Here are a few shops I liked best.
June 27, 2011
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From the Show Floor: Modern Family

The Modern Family Zone was once again a hoppin’ spot for the young visitors of Dwell on Design, with cool, eco-friendly and innovative furniture and playthings. Adults and kids alike delighted in trying out everything from magnetic blocks to non-toxic modern hobby horses to tiny chairs for the Mies enthusiast.
June 26, 2011
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Eames Demetrios for Herman Miller

Dwell on Design’s Design Innovation Stage started off strong with an interview between Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe and Eames Demetrios, Director of the Eames Office and grandchild of Charles and Ray Eames. In just half an hour, the two covered a wide range of topics including what life is like with a name like Eames, designing for the specific and the challenges of improving a classic. Here are a few snapshots of the conversation between Sam and Eames.
June 24, 2011
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Preview: Modern Lifestyle Lounge

Modern design isn't just for mature, Marcel Breuer-loving adults. Join us at Dwell on Design—and bring your mini modernists—for a plethora of playful designs in our Modern Lifestyle Lounge.
June 24, 2011
Design Truck pairs the city's coolest furniture designers with L.A.'s hottest food trucks.

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, a concept by Los Angeles designers Brendan Ravenhill and Chris Adamick, hopes to remedy this curious quandary of curbside dining by providing a mobile furniture gallery which can comfortably seat the noshing masses. The duo will be launching the first outing of Design Truck this weekend and Ravenhill will be talking more about the creation at
June 21, 2011
Hella Jongerius / Jongeriuslab in Berlin

Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius

In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.
June 20, 2011
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Dwell Design Week

Though Dwell on Design runs June 24-26th at the LA Convention Center, Dwell Design Week kicks off tomorrow and runs ten day through the end of the show. Dwell Design Week's events range from our pair of hometours to showroom talks with Dwell editors to our annual behemoth of architecture and design that is looking like it's going to be the biggest in the country. Read on for a taste of what Dwell Design Week has to offer.
June 16, 2011
Design icons in Italy

Un'Introduzione al Disegno Italiano

From Marble to mobili, Italy has been a, if not the, design mecca for the last century. Here's why.
June 15, 2011
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New Danish Designs for UN HQ

Sixty years ago, Danish architect Finn Juhl designed the interior of the Trusteeship Council Chamber at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. The space is undergoing a major restoration and renovation, and when it's completed in approximately two years, the works of a new generation of Danish designers will also grace the space. In December, the Danish Arts Foundation Committee for Crafts and Design invited five designers to participate in a furniture competition to "reinvent Danish classics" and last week, the winner was announced.
June 13, 2011