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  1. Mark Frauenfelder Reviews 6 Modern Laptop Bags
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    Mark Frauenfelder Reviews 6 Modern Laptop Bags

    For computing commuters, laptop bags are not just about fashion. Here are a few that protect as well as they serve your style and your hardware.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    04.27.09

  2. Folda Table and Chair

    Folda Table and Chair

    Last year, Ham & Cheese, foudned by Jordi Gisbert and Veronica Coloma in Alcoy, won immediate acclaim and the chance to work with furniture manufacturer Sancal. They returned with space-saving...

  3. Invincible Cities
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    Invincible Cities

    The exhibition "Harlem 1970-2009: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara," opens at the New-York Historical Society on April 30, but you can see Vergara's photos anytime at his "...

    written by: David A. Greene
    04.27.09

  4. The Color of Palo Alto
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    The Color of Palo Alto

    Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Jamie Kripke
    04.27.09

  5. Paul Donald
    Profiles

    Paul Donald

    When we peruse the carefully curated products in a great design shop, one of the most intriguing discoveries—more than any one particular object or accessory—is the entrepreneur behind...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.27.09

  6. Seoul Living Design
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    Seoul Living Design

    South Korea recently hosted the 15th Annual Seoul Living Design Fair as part of their lead-up to their one-year term as the World Design Capital in 2010. Sergio Pirrone, a Tokyo-based architect,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.27.09

  7. Neweba

    Neweba is a German lighting design company which designs and manufactures table lamps, floor lamps, pendant lights, wall lights, and outdoor lights.

    03.25.09

  8. Emeco

    Emeco

    In 1944, Wilton Carlyle Dinges founded the Electrical Machine and Equipment Company (Emeco) in Hanover, Pennsylvania utilizing the skills of local craftsman. During WWII the U.S. government...

    03.24.09

  9. Zero

    When Zero was set up in 1978, the founders had long experience – of glass. This experience lead them to leave glass for a while – then return – and start to make lampshades from...

    03.24.09

  10. Ingo Maurer

    Since 1999 Ingo Maurer and his team have been experimenting with LED technology and continually surprising the public with new lamp designs. The spring of 1999 saw the opening of his shop /...

    03.23.09

  11. Katherine North Reviews 5 Shade Designs
    Product Reviews

    Katherine North Reviews 5 Shade Designs

    There’s no reason to treat your modern window with an outdated fashion. These shade designs will augment, not obstruct, your sensibilities.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Gabriela Hasbun
    04.24.09

  12. Friday Finds 4.24.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 4.24.09

    Late April is bringing a lot of travel for the Dwell crew. Sam and Jordan are in Milan at Salone del Mobile, Miyoko is headed to Houston tomorrow to report a story for our October issue, Aaron jets...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.24.09

  13. Tonight: Objectified in America
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    Tonight: Objectified in America

    I finally saw Gary Hustwit’s very fine film Objectified this week and could not be more excited to moderate the latest Dwell Conversation, Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.24.09

  14. From Milan: Everyday Life Shop
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Everyday Life Shop

    Despite the fact that the small corner storefront was a bit off the beaten path for foot traffic, not listed in the Interni guidebook, and actually a few doors down and around the cobbled bend from...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.24.09

  15. Medina Rug

    Medina Rug

    Kilim-style wool rugs from Barcelona's Nani Marquina allude to Spain's Moorish past. Their black and white geometric patterns and bands of color are woven by hand in Pakistan.

  16. Off to Switzerland
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    Off to Switzerland

    I'm headed off to Switzerland on Saturday to take part in the Presence Switzerland Design and Innovation tour. I've never been before, but the itinerary is chockablock with the tiny nation's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.23.09

  17. From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban

    Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today introduced a new product line, the 10-Unit System by Shigeru...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    04.23.09

  18. Ply Side Table

    Ply Side Table

    The angular two-legged Ply side table by Ronan Copia, founder of Valencia-based outdoor furniture company Axthor, is made of heavy-gauge powder-coated steel—a departure from the company's...

  19. From Milan: Q&A with Marcel Wanders
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    From Milan: Q&A with Marcel Wanders

    Soon after arriving in Milan, relieved at having made it through the nine-hour airline delay and gotten to Italy in one piece, we met up with Marcel Wanders. The Dutch designer is a fixture in the...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    04.22.09

  20. From Milan: Q&A with Inga Sempe
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Inga Sempe

    Moustache is a new French company debuting their contemporary home furnishings at Salone this year. The first collection features work by Matali Crasset, Big-Game, Francois Azambourg, Ana Mir and...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.22.09

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