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Milan Design Week: Day Two

Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]
April 9, 2014
a striped canvas duffel bag

7 Travel Essentials

As this week takes many Dwell staff members to Milan for the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we know that wherever they are headed, travelers have certain universal needs. These seven essentials from the Dwell Store aim to meet those needs and ease your trip from here to there to anywhere.
April 7, 2014
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Danish Textile Brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014

For its annual exhibition during Milan Design Week, Kvadrat invites young designers like Anton Alvarezto reimagine uses for its Divina wool fabric.
April 3, 2014
modern design young guns 2014 Aio Yoshizawa tokio curtain

Aoi Yoshizawa

April 3, 2014
modern design young guns 2014 Simon Key Bertman textile multi throw

Simon Key Bertman

April 3, 2014
a countertop with colorful ornaments

2014 Salone del Mobile Furniture Preview

Part one of our guide to what to see in Milan at the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair—first up, onsite at the Rho fairground.
April 3, 2014
lacquered aluminum and silicone lamp available in many colors

Furniture by Color: Purple

Because of its vibrancy, purple can be a difficult color to work into an everyday space. But whether, woven into a throw or set upon a side table, it can be a regal accent, adding richness and texture.
March 31, 2014
Carpet by Steffen Kehrle

Art You Can Walk All Over: Carpet by Steffen Kehrle

By painting on the assembly line, German designer Steffen Kehrle turns carpets into canvas.
March 25, 2014
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4 Heavy-Duty Fabrics for Indoor-Outdoor Use

Unyielding in the face of weather and backsides, the latest outdoor fabrics are as durable as they are eye-popping—in fact, each of these qualifies as heavy-duty in Martindale or Wyzenbeek abrasion tests.
March 17, 2014