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  1. WIS Design

    WIS Design is Lisa Widén and Anna Irinarchos. We are independent designers, working in several mediums: furniture, product, interior and graphic. With a poetic and playful approach, we try...

    11.12.09

  2. Schönbuch

    11.12.09

  3. ABC Carpet & Home

    our mission abc home’s mission is to serve by manifesting a retail paradigm shift in which we compose a revolutionary platform for offering cause related product through beauty, experien...

    11.12.09

  4. Sew Awesome
    Design 101

    Sew Awesome

    “Who we are arises directly from what our bodies can do,” writes Richard Sennett in his recent book, The Craftsman. In his spirited defense of how making material things can enlarge...

    03.26.10

  5. Absolutely Fabricated
    Design 101

    Absolutely Fabricated

    We talked to a handful of movers and makers to see what's in store for the wider manufacturing world.

    03.26.10

  6. Wall of Shame
    Design 101

    Wall of Shame

    It started out as a great idea: Do away with wet-plaster wall construction, which required multiple workers taking days or weeks to plaster a house (and weeks or months for the plaster to set). So,...

    03.26.10

  7. Slag Solution
    Design 101

    Slag Solution

    Enter Serious Materials and its EcoRock drywall. EcoRock is not all-natural drywall—–that would be called “wood”—–but it is an attempt to do away with wasteful...

    03.26.10

  8. Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens
    Interviews

    Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens

    Yesterday Frank Muytjens, head designer of menswear at J. Crew, came to San Francisco and we met up down at Sam's Grill for lunch. Though mass-market menswear isn't exactly Dwell's standard design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.26.10

  9. Secto Design

    Secto Design Oy is a Finnish company specializing in wooden designer lamps. Secto Design lamp shades are handmade from Finnish birch by highly skilled craftsmen. The designs by interior architect S...

    11.11.09

  10. Cultivating Appreciation
    Essay

    Cultivating Appreciation

    Sixty years ago it was Mies, Alvar, and Lou. Today it’s Zaha, Rem, and Renzo.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.25.10

  11. Fokus Fabrik

    Lay back and enjoy the subtle reflections of Fokus Fabrik's amazing interior fabrics for home and contracting. The Finnish designers - Tiia Eronen, Eeva Heikkinen, Laura Järveläinen, an...

    11.10.09

  12. Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28

    This weekend, check out the work of Dwell contributors and featured architects in exhibits around the world as well as new work by the Museum of Modern Art's architects-in-residence.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.25.10

  13. Beeswax Instant Camera Candle

    Beeswax Instant Camera Candle

    What better way to celebrate the obsolete technology of the wax candle than with a wax candle in the shape of an obsolete technology? These 100 percent beeswax candles are molded to look like...

    $30.00

  14. Sound Design
    Essay

    Sound Design

    Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) by suggesting the entire museum be torn down and replaced. There...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    03.24.10

  15. Bauer Pottery

    Bauer Pottery

    Starting in Louisville, Kentucky, and then flourishing in Los Angeles, California, J. A. Bauer Pottery Company created simple, yet beautiful stoneware from the late 1880s to the early 1960s. With...

    11.08.09

  16. Landscape of Infrastructure
    Books

    Landscape of Infrastructure

    Though museums and skyscrapers are often the comissions that catapult contemporary architects into the design stratosphere, increasingly we're seeing what was once the demesne of engineers (bridges...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.22.10

  17. Mona El Khafif: Design Build
    Interviews

    Mona El Khafif: Design Build

    In 2006, architect and urban planner Mona El Khafif traded Vienna's wiener schnitzel for beignets in the Big Easy to teach at Tulane University's URBANbuild program. Now an associate professor of...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.22.10

  18. Fjällräven's Kånken Computer Bag
    Product of the Day

    Fjällräven's Kånken Computer Bag

    I've long envied Dwell's Associate Art Director Brendan Callahan for a host of reasons, not least of which is his very cool rugged-cum-modern Fjällräven Kånken knapsack. They weren...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.21.10

  19. Conran Shop

    11.05.09

  20. TemaHome

    Temahome, founded in 1981, is one of Portugal’s largest exporters of contemporary furniture. Today, Temahome produces a line of contemporary furniture combining modern lines and award-winning...

    11.05.09

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