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Recycled Tube Light by Castor

The Recycled Tube Light by Canadian design studio Castor is a great example of upcycling done right. Using recycled materials—burnt-out fluorescent tube lights—in an unexpected, innovative way, it challenges our notions of waste.
May 29, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design

The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries. Now weaving is about to have its moment in the spotlight.
May 22, 2013
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Furniture Focus: Dwell on Design 2013

Every summer, Dwell on Design hosts regional, national, and international designers who show off their wares and demonstrate their unique processes. In June 2013, we'll showcase home goods and furniture from Europe, Scandinavia, New Zealand, the States and beyond—a few examples of which we'd like to share here. Tickets and information can be found here.
May 21, 2013
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Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013

With a bevy of design fairs taking place in New York this week, it was impossible to venture far in the city without stumbling across an exhibition of new design. From Wanted to ICFF, we criss-crossed the island to cover it all. Saturday, we pounded the pavement in NoHo to scope out the goods on view as part of the 4-day Noho Design District show curated by Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer of Sight Unseen. The hip downtown neighborhood is a design destination, luring tourists and natives alike interested in getting a sneak peek of what’s to come from young designers. Click through for a look at some of our NDD picks.
May 20, 2013
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7 Salone Internazionale del Mobile Designs We Love

Each spring, Dwell hits the ground running to scout furniture, lighting, and accessories during the design industry's biggest fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Here are just a few of the pieces we love for 2013.
May 15, 2013
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ICFF Preview: Radiata by Studio Dunn

Studio Dunn debuts new, blown-glass bulb lighting at the 25th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York.
May 13, 2013
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Furniture Designer Spotlight: La Chance

An enterprising duo mines their respective creative and business backgrounds to create a furniture collection with French roots and universal appeal.
May 9, 2013
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Lighting Design by Asaf Weinbroom

Hailing from a small country with a small industry, Israeli industrial designer Asaf Weinbroom is bringing some warmth and experimentalism to his one-of-a-kind lighting designs. Produced using a handmade process—the lathe machine—Weinbroom exclusively works with wood while incorporating complementary materials such as copper, glass, and Corian. All pieces are adjustable and emphasize handmade craftsmanship.
May 7, 2013
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Designer Close-Up: Paratoner

The interior designers at four-year-old firm Paratoner hung their shingle in Istanbul’s Tophane neighborhood—the city’s oldest industrial zone—amid a slew of art galleries, dilapidated wooden houses, and small workshops. From its design studio located directly above a street-level showroom, the group makes furniture and lighting that are chunky and colorful, clean-cut but voluptuous. Make sure to watch the stop-motion furniture animations they produce, including one featuring a marauding gang of Rubic table lamps in natural oak and epoxy lacquer.
May 6, 2013
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