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  1. 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover
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    2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover

    Shopping for the consummate art lover in your life can be a challenge, so we took inspiration from a few of the 20th century's best artworks and paired them with their modern-day gift doppelgängers.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.16.13

  2. 2014 Salone del Mobile Furniture Preview
    Travel Reports

    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.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  3. 4 Heavy-Duty Fabrics for Indoor-Outdoor Use
    Product Reviews

    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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.17.14

  4. 7 Travel Essentials
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    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...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.07.14

  5. A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio
    Profiles

    A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio

    Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft. Thanks to a new upholstery line, she’s poised to become an industry name.

    12.25.13

  6. A Look Inside V&A Pattern
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    A Look Inside V&A Pattern

    London's Victoria and Albert Museum has opened up its extensive archives and published the fantastic V&A Pattern volumes. The first four hardcover editions in the series are William Morris,...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.30.10

  7. An Introduction to Modern Textiles
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Modern Textiles

    If the design world feels like an endless parade of products, then the gnashing maws of industrial production assuredly underpin it all. Take a look at how leading manufacturers make what they make...

    written by: Akiko Bush
    04.27.10

  8. Art You Can Walk All Over: Carpet by Steffen Kehrle
    How they make it

    Art You Can Walk All Over: Carpet by Steffen Kehrle

    By painting on the assembly line, German designer Steffen Kehrle turns carpets into canvas.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.25.14

  9. At Home with Textile Designer Orla Kiely
    House Tours

    At Home with Textile Designer Orla Kiely

    Textile designer Orla Kiely’s renovated London Terrace House is punctuated by her distinctive palette and motifs.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Chris Tubbs
    07.29.13

  10. Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles
    Event Spotlight

    Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles

    Many a modern-design enthusiast can spot a Cesca side chair and say it was designed by Marcel Breuer. But, were it upholstered in Digit fabric, few could name the textile designer. (Answer: Suzanne...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.26.11

  11. Blankets by Teixidors and Christian Zuzunaga

    Blankets by Teixidors and Christian Zuzunaga

    One of our new favorite blankets is by Spanish company Teixidors, a small-scale textile maker that weaves its environmentally minded wares in Terrassa, a city in Catalonia. A collaboration with...

  12. Brick Lane in 57 Diffuse

    Brick Lane in 57 Diffuse

    Woven polypropylene is finished with eco-friendly GreenShield.

    $42.00

  13. Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers
    Event Spotlight

    Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers

    Of the iconic women designers working in the mid-20th century, the two most often recognized—and adored—are Ray Eames and Lucienne Day (the female halves of two of the best-known...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.14.10

  14. Carpet Diem
    Product Reviews

    Carpet Diem

    Nanimarquina, the Barcelona-based rug manufacturer, experiments with color and patterns at Milan Design Week 2014.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.10.14

  15. Celebrate Color with Marimekko and Dwell
    Dwell on Design

    Celebrate Color with Marimekko and Dwell

    Join Dwell and Marimekko tonight in their Beverly Hills showroom for a lively discussion about the Finnish company's history and best-selling hits. In preparation for the evening's presentation, we...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    06.20.13

  16. Cloth and Goods
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    Cloth and Goods

    Specializing in products for the home, the textile-driven Portland, Oregon, webshop Cloth and Goods puts a spotlight on old-world fabrics and weaving techniques. Founder Melissa Newirth sources...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Lisa Warninger
    09.25.12

  17. Cole & Son Factory Tour
    How they make it

    Cole & Son Factory Tour

    Cole & Son, a London-based wallpaper manufacturer established in 1875, recently launched its collection of autumn wallpapers, including a particularly striking harlequin pattern of overlain...

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    photos by: Shonquis Moreno
    10.11.11

  18. Cooking Expert-Approved Kitchenware from Provisions
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    Cooking Expert-Approved Kitchenware from Provisions

    Provisions, a new online store launched by the minds behind Food52, brings artisanal, handmade design tools to your kitchen.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: James Ransom
    08.06.13

  19. Danish Textile Brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014
    Product Reviews

    Danish Textile Brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014

    For its annual exhibition during Milan Design Week, Kvadrat invites young designers like Anton Alvarez to reimagine uses for its Divina wool fabric.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  20. Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda
    Profiles

    Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda

    Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her own one-off art...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    photos by: Adam Krause
    02.18.14

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