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  1. Fire in the Home 101
    Design 101

    Fire in the Home 101

    Taming fire was humankind’s first and most critical step toward its mastery of the material world. About 400,000 years ago, our ancestors learned to harness the flame, setting us on the...

    written by: Patrick Di Justo
    04.11.12

  2. Lighting
    Design 101

    Lighting

    Lisa Heschong, a California architect with the Heschong Mahone Group, which specializes in research on building performance, doesn’t think much of firelight: “The use of fire for...

    written by: Patrick Di Justo
    04.11.12

  3. Federico Churba
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    Federico Churba

    Federico Churba graduated from the industrial design program at the University of Buenos Aires in 2001, right on the cusp of Argentina’s economic crisis and the collapse of its peso. His...

    written by: Caroline Tiger
    04.23.12

  4. Dokter and Misses
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    Dokter and Misses

    “I love Johannesburg-based Dokter and Misses’ ceramic and cork canisters and clever light-and-shelf combo.”

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.24.12

  5. Sarah Pease
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    Sarah Pease

    Sarah Pease (Rhode Island School of Design), T12 Light, 2011: The T12 light is a shining example of simple, premade materials deployed in an elegant fashion. The black walnut and aluminum base...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.24.12

  6. Daniel Rybakken
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    Daniel Rybakken

    Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken explores how light affects people’s moods. WE LOVE: His experiments with simulated daylight and the six-and-a-half-foot-long Counterbalance light.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.24.12

  7. WHATSWHAT Collective
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    WHATSWHAT Collective

    The Swedish WHATSWHAT Collective, founded by John Astbury, Bengt Brummer, and Karin Wallenbeck in 2010, creates playful pieces that invite user interaction. WE LOVE: The Greta lampshade, with a...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.24.12

  8. Friday Finds 05.04.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 05.04.12

    Editor Real Talk, a Ryan Gosling–like meme featuring econospeak, a young design company out of New Zealand, and more in this installment of Friday Finds. 

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.04.12

  9. The Best of Northern Light Fair 2010

    The Best of Northern Light Fair 2010

    The Northern Light Fair is held every year in conjunction with the Stockholm Furniture Fair. This year approximately 100 exhibitors demonstrating the latest in home lighting, LEDs, halogen lamps,...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.24.10

  10. Light it Up

    Light it Up

    There's much to be gleaned from the September 2010 issue's "Lighting 101", from the horrors of light pollution to the joys of organic LEDs. Thus inspired, we thought we'd present our...

    07.21.10

  11. As You Light It

    As You Light It

    As You Light It is an exploration of lighting innovation through the lens of leading luminaries from theatre, urban planning, and residential design.

    01.04.11

  12. Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Craftspeople will never deny the simple beauty of milled wood, but we've noticed a spate of vivid hues popping up against these natural grains.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    08.17.11

  13. Made by the Shade

    Made by the Shade

    Lightbulbs are getting smaller, but a spate of new designs show that shades don’t have to follow suit. We welcome the weight of these bold new fixtures that won’t disappear into the...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    09.09.11

  14. Well Tooled

    Well Tooled

    Though we couldn't see all 280-some events at the ninth-annual London Design Festival this September, a very hardworking furniture trend did catch our eye.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.09.11

  15. Light Flight

    Light Flight

    Domestic lighting is having a sculptural moment with designers eschewing accented shapes and materials in favor of surprising silhouettes. Put aside your task lamps, Edison bulbs, and cloth...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.04.12

  16. Warehouse Sale at YLighting

    Warehouse Sale at YLighting

    YLighting is launching their first-ever warehouse sale, in effect until October 3rd. They are offering more than 500 lights at up to 80% on brands such as Flos, Artemide, Vibia, and Luceplan.

    09.18.09

  17. Behind the Scenes Workshop Tour

    Behind the Scenes Workshop Tour

    Urban Archaeology's headquarters is a six-story building in Tribeca, NYC, and it houses a team of craftsmen specializing in all aspects of manufacturing from ironwork, pattern and mold makers to...

    09.18.09

  18. Kartell Lighting Sale

    Kartell Lighting Sale

    All lighting products purchased from October 24 through November 15, 2009 will be discounted by 15% in ...

    10.15.09

  19. Light Beyond Vision

    Light Beyond Vision

    For the third event in a series on light, swissnex San Francisco brings Jean-Louis Scartezzini and Mirjam Münch, from the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory at EPFL, to present their...

    02.09.10

  20. Aftertaste 4

    Aftertaste 4

    The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design presents AFTERTASTE 4, a two-day symposium organized this year around the theme “Moving In.” Featuring a...

    03.09.10

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