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7 Facts About Moooi Designer Lorenza Bozzoli

Milan-based designer Lorenza Bozzoli has a background in fashion and an aesthetic to match: colorful, poppy, and au courant. You last saw her work in Dwell's April Indoor-Outdoor issue in the form of her playful Fedro seat for Dedon. While we're scouting news and furniture this week in Milan, we had the chance to chat with Lorenza about what it's like working for one of the major contemporary manufacturers (in this case, Moooi) and what it's like living in Milan during the off-fair-season.
April 8, 2013
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Brass Lighting by Raymond Barberousse

We've been hitting a brassy note lately, as evidenced by our recent round up of six products made of the gold-like alloy. Chicago based designer and architect Raymond Barberousse ups the ante with his swoon-worthy lighting fixtures. Simple and thoughtful, all pieces are handmade to order and can be purchased here. Click on through to see six of our favorite fixtures!
April 1, 2013
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Tom Dixon’s New Collection for Salone 2013

Tom Dixon’s latest collection for Milan in a few weeks is called Rough and Smooth with eight new product families. Dwell wants all of them. For more Tom Dixon products, see his 2013 Stockholm design week pendant lamp, and classic copper shade light.
March 27, 2013
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Molo's New Cloud Lamps

We've been following molo, the Vancouver-based design firm, for quite some time now, featuring their soft collection previously on Dwell.com and bestowing our Best of Show award on their booth at the 2011 Dwell on Design event in Los Angeles. So it was with much excitement that we learned about their latest addition to their line of creative honeycombed paper structures, the cloud floor and table softlights, which were announced yesterday.
March 27, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Strek Collective's W1 & W2 Lamp

Dim corners and the reading headaches that come with them, begone! The W Lamp Series designed by Norwegian-based Strek Collective winsomely lights up any space.
March 26, 2013
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Pinterest Board of the Day: Lighting Design

Follow the light! From classics like Tom Dixon pendants to emerging lighting concepts, be sure to join the Dwell Pinterest board devoted to modern lighting design. Here, enjoy a peek at six of our current favorites.
March 19, 2013

Lighting Designer We Love: Michael Anastassiades

For someone whose design philosophy is "to produce exceptionally designed objects of permanent value," you'd better believe it. Originally trained as a civil engineer and a graduate of industrial design at the Royal College of Art, London-based lighting designer Michael Anastassiades has been producing pieces that masterfully combine fine detailing with honest, high-quality materials, resulting in works of elegant simplicity. The only downside is that the designer creates his fixtures in limited edition batches. We'd scurry. Before you head off though, take a look at some of the designer's pulchritudinous lighting fixtures straight ahead.
March 14, 2013
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Gilding the Lilypad

February 28, 2013
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Shop Talk: 10 New Pieces from Totokaelo Art—Object

Seattle-based readers (and online shoppers with a passion for fashion) may be well aware of Totokaelo, the Capitol Hill-based purveyor of avant-garde design. Last June, founder Jill Wenger opened a designier branch of her shop, Totokaelo Art—Object, that peddles thoughtfully curated, often one-of-a-kind wares from artisans the world over. Some of them (Grain Design, Fort Standard, Robert Lewis, Doug Johnston) have appeared in Dwell, and the rest of them may yet someday. Here's a look at ten of the shop's best and newest pieces for the home.
February 27, 2013
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