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Live from London: Max Lamb

From commentary in The Incidental (a community-generated newsletter and website tracking the design buzz this week in the British capital) to a curated show of his father's pottery collection, designer Max Lamb is popping up all over the London Design Festival. Dwell caught up with him at The Everyday Life Collector exhibition in the Brompton Design District in West London.
September 23, 2009
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Inside Dwell

We mean it—we really want to know what you think of Dwell. Every so often we ask for volunteers to join Inside Dwell, a panel consisting of community and audience members that contribute ideas and feedback on how we can continue to grow and improve. Now is one of those times.
September 21, 2009
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Friday Finds 9.18.09

It's the last day of the work week, and you know what that means—favorite links and online musings from our intrepid staff. 
September 18, 2009
Ginny Evans’s childhood chore was to empty the dishwasher. These days, once she’s loaded one up, her job—–at least professionally—–is done. Evans graduated from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New York City in early 2006 and

5 Modern Dishwashers

Today’s dishwashers are quieter and more energy- and water-efficient than ever—giving you a little peace and quiet as well as peace of mind. The only thing they don’t do is unload the dishes themselves.
September 16, 2009

Friday Finds 9.11.09

A great sigh of relief gave way to early anticipation as we sent off our first ever Dwell Special Issue last week. The little book, called Make It Yours, will be on the stands later this month and for three months following, so keep your eyes out. It features tips and information from some of our best featured stories to help you create what you've seen in the pages of Dwell at home. Until then, find all your tips here, starting with this week's picks from around the Web.
September 11, 2009
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Outside In or Inside Out?

Among the kitschy, gnome-loving chalets of Holland's community gardens, Krill Architects created an anomalously spare and highly adaptable Garden House.
September 10, 2009
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Friday Finds 8.28.09

This week at Dwell as the chilly summer gives way to the warmest, sunniest months in San Francisco's calendar, the troops have rallied up a collection of links from around the Web for your Week in Review reading curiosity, including webcams documenting the progress of construction projects, microphilanthropy for emerging artists and design solutions for salad droughts. Read on...
August 28, 2009

Friday Finds 8.21.09

This week at Dwell we've been thinking a lot about the future, from the announcement of the visionary winners of our Reburbia competition to the planning of our early 2010 issues (hard to believe!). Here's a week's worth of design finds that contribute inspirational fuel as we cast creative energy toward things to come.
August 21, 2009
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The New Old Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel in Astoria, Oregon (population 10,000) is not exactly conveniently located, tucked away near the ocean's edge at the mouth of the Columbia River. But the mysterious tale of the hotel's past is enough to draw visitors for a night or two in the now-modern quarters of the historic getaway.
August 17, 2009