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  1. PH Artichoke 50th Anniversary Edition
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    PH Artichoke 50th Anniversary Edition

    It’s known around the world as the “Artichoke” but in Denmark, where it originated, Poul Henningsen’s iconic lighting fixture is often referred to as the “pine cone....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.16.08

  2. Coin Lamp
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    Coin Lamp

    There are all sorts of devices emerging these days that are meant to monitor and increase awareness of our energy consumption habits. From high-concept products like Die Electric, which we...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.03.08

  3. The Personality of Yellow
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    The Personality of Yellow

    Yellow brings cheer—this is one conclusion by color theorists. But for designers Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto at Foscarini, the color is actually a new tweak to their celebrated...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.29.09

  4. LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
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    LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete

    While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting concrete caught our eye. Called LiTraCon, the material is a mixture of fine...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.04.09

  5. Paperfold Lamps
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    Paperfold Lamps

    Architects are notorious for being sticklers for detail. Often, and in the best cases, this leads to beautifully uncomplicated structures and well thought out product design.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    03.17.09

  6. BKLYN DESIGNS 2009
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    BKLYN DESIGNS 2009

    After a long winter, spring has sprung, and the design community of Brooklyn is kicking off the season in fine form with the 7th annual BKLYN DESIGNS exhibition in Dumbo. The event, presented by...

    written by: Keven Matsuzaka
    04.17.09

  7. The Office for Lost Objects
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    The Office for Lost Objects

    A couple of months ago when I judged a furniture competition sponsored by Design Within Reach, I was lured by a chair design from a young studio out of Madison, Wisconsin, called The Office for...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.16.09

  8. Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated
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    Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated

    Known to many architects as that translucent film paper on which archaic hand drawings become worthy of pin-up, mylar is making an illuminating entrance into the realm of the three-dimensional. ...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    05.11.10

  9. Cerno's Making-Of Videos
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    Cerno's Making-Of Videos

    Cerno, a young Laguna Beach, California-based company that creates LED lighting and, more recently, furniture, has taken a very 21st-century approach to branding and marketing, hiring a producer to...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    03.16.12

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Tom Dixon Debuts a New Light at Stockholm Design Week
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    Tom Dixon Debuts a New Light at Stockholm Design Week

    Tom Dixon just released the Etch Web Stainless Steel in Stockholm, a play off of the Etch Shades that debuted this past September. Made using digital photo-acid etching (a technique in which an...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.06.13

  15. Light Up Your Life
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    Light Up Your Life

    Often neglected, yet so essential. Whether they're resting on the dining table or occupying the floor, the world would be a little darker without these beaming lights. Click through the slideshow...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.14.13

  16. Shop Talk: 10 New Pieces from Totokaelo Art—Object
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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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.27.13

  17. Brass Lighting by Raymond Barberousse
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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...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.01.13

  18. 7 Facts About Moooi Designer Lorenza Bozzoli
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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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.08.13

  19. Product Spotlight: São Paulo Collection
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    Product Spotlight: São Paulo Collection

    Inspired by natural materials, contemporary patterns, and rhythmic textures, London and São Paulo-based Studio Swine combines design, fashion, and architecture to mindfully craft modern luxury home...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.29.13

  20. 5 Australian Designers We Love
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    5 Australian Designers We Love

    Australia—the light-drenched island at the bottom of the world, the site of virgin white beaches, exotic air, and majestic wilderness, place to a vivid national surf culture, a heady tropical...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    05.02.13

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