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The Guggenheim Fills the Void

Since it opened in New York City in 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has captivated the world--and its imagination. To celebrate the building's 50th anniversary, the museum invited artists, designers, and architects from around the globe to design their dream intervention for the iconic void of the central rotunda.
February 12, 2010
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Going Out of Tune

February 9, 2010
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For All Mankind

The future of universal design is what’s in store for us collectively. Here’s the heads-up.
February 9, 2010
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Visible Touch

A lot of universal design feels more like a tacked-on concession to special interest groups than an intrinsic element in the design process. Now let’s suppose we flip that around. 
February 9, 2010
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Friday Finds 2.5.2010

Digital delights await you within this weekly roundup of internet finds, contributed by the Dwell staff.
February 5, 2010
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Stephan Jaklitsch

Oro Editions's Stephan Jaklitsch: Habits, Patterns, Algorithms 1998-2008 is a massive tome chronicling the last ten years' work of architect and interior designer Stephan Jaklitsch. Jaklitsch has designed retail spaces for both Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs (the brand's down-market little brother) all over the world. Though we've seen the shops in LA and San Francisco, it was great to see how he's translated a design language across cities like Paris, Savannah, Hong Kong, and Taipei. The result is a compelling look at what an architect with a clear affinity for a brand can do when permitted to work across a myriad of spaces. Neither too same-y, nor all over the map, one wonders why more design-conscious retailers don't find an architect who works and stick with him.
February 5, 2010
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Events this Weekend: 2.4-2.7

This week's Out and About column features three new show openings and one closing. Can't make it to the exhibits? View our slideshow of selected images from the shows and read more below.
February 4, 2010
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Events this Weekend: 1.28-1.31

This week we're adding a new feature to our weekly Out and About articles: slideshows featuring images from each of the weekend's highlighted exhibitions. Just because you can't make it to all the shows, doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to take them in from the comfort of your home.
January 28, 2010