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Architecture Meets Tron in These Retro-Futuristic CAD Drawings

Noting how changing technologies affect the way we imagine design, the bloggers behind RNDRD unearth a trove of retro-yet-futuristic computer renderings.
February 19, 2013
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Milan Furniture Fair 2009

Dwell editors Sam Grawe and Jordan Kushins are on the ground in Milan reporting on the 2009 Salone del Mobile. They'll be sharing highlights as they go. Here Jordan shares a photographic glimpse of some of the gems they've spotted so far.
February 6, 2013
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Inside Nespresso's New San Francisco Flagship Store

Nespresso has unveiled a sleek new flagship - its first boutique on the West Coast - in San Francisco. Dwell was on the scene at the launch party to take a peek inside the gleaming two-story boutique on Union Square.
January 31, 2013
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7 Smart Design Innovations at CES 2013

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in refrigeration, a slew of accessories for the "i" industry (iPods, iPhones, iPads, etc.); home audio systems that look as good as they sound; televisions approaching the thinnest of bounds; and a conceptual furniture experiment that posits a new way to cook and dine. From January 8–11, hundreds of thousands of technophiles trawled the Las Vegas Convention Center, Venetian, and other satellite exhibitions to find the latest and greatest products. Here are seven things that caught Dwell's eye.
January 11, 2013
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Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: Tech

From cool new toys to the cases that protect them, Dwell's technology gift guide includes something fun and functional for everyone.
December 4, 2012

Shedding a New 'Lightt' on Photography

The new app Lightt puts a spin on sharing your life moments. By capturing short video clips and highlights, it mixes short video clips into highlight reels. The beauty of Lightt is its creative potential. Rather than being limited to a single frame, users are able to capture that single frame through multiple angles, providing an artistic sharing and viewing experience.
November 15, 2012
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Electrolux: Designing for the Senses

The Electrolux Design Lab Competition, an annual event staged yearly by the giant home appliances company, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a brief that challenged students to create concepts that stimulate the senses. The 10 finalists, chosen from over 1,200 entrants from around the globe, made final presentations to the jury at Milan’s Triennale Museum last Thursday, where three winners were chosen. The first-prize winner got 5,000 euros and a six-month internship at Electrolux. The second prize earned 3,000 euros and third prize, 2,000 euros. The quality of the presentation played a major role in determining the winner, just in case you may disagree with the selection.
November 2, 2012
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A Rare Glimpse of Google's Data Centers

Information giant Google has centers all over the world that drive everything you see on the web. These recently released photos show the poetry that goes into organizing the sheer amount of data on the web.
October 17, 2012
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Friday Finds 08.17.12

Recipes, 1930s homesteader cabins, murals, and more in our round-up of the most clickable links from the week.
August 17, 2012