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Keiko Shinomoto at DOD

With Dwell on Design just two weeks away, I've been keeping busy keeping in touch with panelists. I'm excited that Keiko Shinomoto, co-owner of Tortoise and Tortoise General Store, will be joining me on Saturday, June 27 for my Design Finder panel. There, along with Fitz of Fitzsu and Andy Griffith from A+R, we'll be chatting about how these stores came to be, what criteria they look for when choosing a product to sell or a designer to work with, their most recent design purchases—for Shinomoto, its her MacBook—and more.
June 13, 2009

Friday Finds 6.12.09

Would a car-free suburb foster carefree living? This week's picks from around the Web look at a planned community in California that aims to ditch driving, a skate park in Uganda, a backwoods office outside Madrid, and more...
June 12, 2009
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Dwell's Sweetest Contest Ever

Hey Dwell readers: Remember Coolhaus? They're the new architect-owned ice cream truck that's been driving around LA from sweet tooth to sweet tooth delivering ice cream sandwiches named after modern architects and architecture. They offer flavors like Frank Behry, Mies Vanilla Rohe, Richard Meyer Lemon Ginger, and most recently Neutrapolitan. Today we're launching a contest to ask you, pun-savvy designophiles, to invent Coolhaus's next ice cream sandwich flavor!
June 10, 2009
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Foodjects: Design and Cuisine in Spain

The Spain-USA Foundation is organizing cultural events in Washington, DC all summer. The latest is "FOODJECTS: Design and the new Cuisine in Spain," an exhibition of over 100 kitchen-related objects available through Apartment Zero. The dishes, utensils, and other kitchenware designs are beautiful, useful, and thought-provoking.
June 10, 2009
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Viola Park Kitchens

Viola Park, a new company owned and operated by handcrafted cabinet brand Henrybuilt, offers the opportunity to revamp your cooking space based on the particular design of your existing kitchen without a huge home overhaul.
June 5, 2009
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Friday Finds 6.5.09

This week in the editors' jaunts around the World Wide Web shared in international flavor (perhaps it's a summer travel bug). The team turned up finds from China to Japan to Mexico, and all across the US by way of a David Lynch road trip project. Check it out.
June 5, 2009
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Friday Finds 5.29.09

As May closes in on June, the Dwell offices are abuzz with preparation for Dwell on Design, which is now less than one month away. You'll be hearing more about it via and both of our Twitter streams: @dwell and @dwellondesign. With the entire edit team in town this week, we've got a full magazine (so to speak) of contributions for our Friday Week in Review. Read on for the list...
May 29, 2009
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Dining In, Dining Out

Once while dining at a minimal-chic German restaurant in San Francisco, my date marveled at the elegant simplicity of the mid-century-modern salt and pepper shakers on our table.
May 28, 2009
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Education by Design

Magnet schools are nothing new to the arts and sciences, but Miami's DASH looks to give high schoolers a head start in design.
May 28, 2009