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Danish Crafts Announces Mindcraft13 for Salone

Danish Crafts, an organization devoted to representing up-and-coming Danish designers, announced this year’s Mindcraft, their exhibition at Milan’s Fuori Salone 2013.
March 21, 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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Shape Shifters

February 25, 2013
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All Rugged Up

Ahhhh, the rug. Ever so comfortable, ever so cozy. We compiled six of the plushest rugs not only worthy of your feet, but for showing off too.
February 14, 2013
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Magic Carpet Ride, Courtesy of Swedish Brand Oyyo

Lina Zedig and Marcus Åhrén founded their design studio Oyyo in Stockholm in late 2011. Since then, they've been ramping up for Oyyo's first collection, a series of six dhurrie rugs woven from organic cotton and tinted with vegetable dye. The pieces are handwoven by craftspeople near Jodhpur, India, pairing time-tested weaving techniques with contemporary design motifs.
February 13, 2013
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A Pop of Color at Robert Allen

Dwell editors Olivia Martin and Diana Budds visited San Francisco's Design Center to browse through Robert Allen's new Spring 2013 collection at the Pop of Color party. The spring collection was inspired by pure pigments and is based around highly saturated shades of turquoise, cobalt, fuchsia, and viridian.
February 8, 2013
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Fabric Focus 1: Digital Prints

This season's bold fabrics can enliven even the smallest project. Three interior design experts share tips on making the most of limited yardage.
February 4, 2013