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  1. Classic Stories Get Slick Redesign
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    Classic Stories Get Slick Redesign

    On my last couple trips to the bookstore I've been taken with a new series of six paperbacks which have positively leapt out at me from their cardboard stand. The writers themselves are familiar-...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.14.09

  2. Less is...
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    Less is...

    Less is more. Or maybe, less is a bore. Perhaps, less is only more when more is no good. Regardless of whether you agree with the modernist motto of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ("Less is more&qu...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.11.09

  3. And the coolcapitals Winner Is....
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    And the coolcapitals Winner Is....

    After a tough round of reviewing the top finalists' submissions, we are excited to present the winner of the coolcapitals.com design competition.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    08.10.09

  4. Charley Harper

    Charley Harper

    Charley Harper (1922-2007), over the course of a 60-year career as a prolific graphic designer, painter and illustrator, brought his unique, modernist style to a wide range of publications, such as...

    08.07.09

  5. The Red Book of C.G. Jung

    The Red Book of C.G. Jung

    This unprecedented exhibition marks the first public presentation of the preeminent psychologist C. G. Jung’s (1875-1961) famous Red Book. In the book Jung developed his principal theories of...

    08.05.09

  6. Design Taste
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    Design Taste

    When we go out to eat, the environs are are often as much of a consideration as the food—if we just wanted to satisfy our hunger we'd eat a sandwich standing up at the kitchen counter. Dining...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.04.09

  7. Lorna Blaine Halper: The Space Between

    Lorna Blaine Halper: The Space Between

    In this solo exhibition of Black Mountain artist Lorna Blaine Halper (1924- ), drawings, sculptures, and paintings will be on view, beginning with works created during from her time at Black...

    08.03.09

  8. Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
    Books

    Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott

    On a recent weekend, whilst both sitting on a train and lolling by the river, I read the short, strange novel Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Occasionally a novel about architecture comes along,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.31.09

  9. Author Q&A: The BLDGBLOG Book
    Books

    Author Q&A: The BLDGBLOG Book

    Many of you had the pleasure of reading Geoff Manaugh's work while he was a Senior Editor here at Dwell, but if you've not yet checked out the blog he's been writing for the last five years or so,...

    07.28.09

  10. The Making of Dwell with Chris Gardner
    Interviews

    The Making of Dwell with Chris Gardner

    To open our September 2009 apartment-themed issued, we dreamed up Dwell’s ideal apartment. Not content to play mere decorator, we tried on the role of developer and enlisted architect Craig...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.27.09

  11. "N" Is for Nice
    Profiles

    "N" Is for Nice

    Sometimes all the numbers don't add up, but at least they can look cool. Studio 5 takes graphic design into the classroom and the kids are better than all right.

    written by: Allison Arieff
    photos by: Douglas Adesko
    07.24.09

  12. coolcapitals Competition
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    coolcapitals Competition

    Calling all graphic designers and overall creative types: You only have three more days to submit your geographically inspired creation for the coolcapitals contest. Time is running out!

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.24.09

  13. In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976

    In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976

    This is an exhibition of 75 works by ten American and European artists relating to travel and the city of Amsterdam. Focusing on Conceptual art practices between 1960 and 1976, the show includes...

    07.15.09

  14. coolcapitals Day Two Contest Winner at Dwell on Design 2009

    coolcapitals Day Two Contest Winner at Dwell on Design 2009

    Matthew Manos, day two winner of the Dwell on Design coolcapitals bag design contest discusses his thought process and inspiration behind his entry.

    07.08.09

  15. coolcapitals Competition
    Dwell on Design

    coolcapitals Competition

    Over the course of Dwell on Design this weekend, a series of graphic design competitions are being staged on the exhibition floor.  Come by the Design Technology Zone to participate or watch...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    06.28.09

  16. Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett
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    Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett

    Getting a thank you card in the mail, especially after having hosted a party or given a present, is a rarity today. What our mothers and fathers dashed off as a matter of course now marks you as a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.19.09

  17. Chatting with Mick Hodgson
    Dwell on Design

    Chatting with Mick Hodgson

    I met graphic designer Mick Hodgson of Santa Monica design office Ph.D at a party in San Francisco some months back. He's a dapper Brit with an easy way about him, and I’m quite excited to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.16.09

  18. Gridrawsmall Tablet

    Gridrawsmall Tablet

    1/8" printed grid on one half, blank on the other. For challenges which reqiure module planning. Edition II of GRIDRAWSMALL now featuring a handy slipcase for keeping everything safe and in...

    $20.00

  19. Matthias Ries

    Matthias Ries

    German designer Matthias Ries (b. 1979) was educated in product design at the University of Art and Design in Kahrlsruhe, Germany. He then went on to work in the studios of Stephen Burks and...

    06.01.09

  20. VHP Urban Designers + Architects + Landscape Architects BV

    VHP Urban Designers + Architects + Landscape Architects BV

    VHP is a practice for urban design, architecture and landscape architecture. We apply these disciplines to a very wide range of projects, at every scale and across all scales....

    05.26.09

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