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7 Molded Plywood Designs from the Dwell Store

Even since the work of Alvar Aalto and the Eames, molded plywood has been a stalwart material in the modernist's palette. You can bring home these sleek designs thanks to the Dwell Store.
November 20, 2015
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7 Philippe Starck Designs in Modern Homes

From architectural design to the smallest housewares, Philippe Starck's work is as diverse as it is popular. This collection highlights the latter category, featuring everything from kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms shaped by his designs.
November 6, 2015
The office includes the Living Tower designed by Verner Panton for Vitra.

6 Verner Panton Designs in Modern Homes

A pioneer of unconventional aesthetics and plastic injection molding, Danish designer Verner Panton is probably best known for his eponymous, curving, colorful chairs. However, Panton is much more than that signature seat: he designed entire psychedelic rooms and interiors in the 1960s and 1970s. His work runs the gamut from small lighting fixtures to body-enveloping furniture.
November 4, 2015
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Sitting Pretty: 5 Armchairs for Unwinding

These supportive seats have your back (and arms) after a long day.
November 3, 2015
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Discover Midcentury Modern Masterpieces from Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela

A new exhibition celebrates four decades of Latin American design innovation.
October 22, 2015
Custom metal "border table" furniture by Oki Sato of Nendo at the Gyre Gallery

Japanese Designer Reimagines the Relationship Between Architecture and Furniture

According to Oki Sato of multidisciplinary firm nendo, filling any room with mass-produced furniture leaves the space dull and "evened out." When every design is crafted to fit any context, everything looses its edge. Sato's striking and minimalist pieces, now appearing in a Tokyo gallery, challenge us to approach furniture differently.
October 12, 2015
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British Furniture Company SCP Brings Their 30th Anniversary Collection to NYC

In celebration of their 30th anniversary, SCP will exhibit furniture by name-brand designers like Konstantin Grcic and Michael Anastassiades tonight at The Future Perfect in New York. Preview the seating pieces here, then check out the
October 8, 2015
Above Within Beyond bronze sculpture by Wendell Castle

Iconic Artist Wendell Castle Talks Contemporary Furniture Design at Dwell on Design NY

The established artist and designer joins us for a discussion about what's next in furniture.
September 30, 2015
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5 Donald Judd-Inspired Designs in Modern Homes

While he vehemently disavowed the label of "minimalism," Donald Judd led the way for spreading that aesthetic movement. His artworks emphasize craft, materials, and simple geometries while rejecting any attempt at conventional artistic representation or categorization: he insisted his pieces were not sculpture as they were actually fabricated by skilled craftsmen (with Judd just supplying the design). Judd did design some furniture though he distinguished these functional products from his art. See how these architects and clients were inspired by his work!
September 25, 2015