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  1. Magda Biernat's Betel Nut Girls
    Event Spotlight

    Magda Biernat's Betel Nut Girls

    I recently chatted over the phone with architectural photographer Magda Biernat, whose work photographing Betel Nut Girls of Taiwan (and the small, contained structures they work in) will be...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.16.11

  2. Tokujin Yoshioka
    Interviews

    Tokujin Yoshioka

    Two million plastic drinking straws fill an exhibition space like haystacks of spun silk; a chair is “grown” from crystals in a transparent tank—Tokujin Yoshioka’s work is...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    02.13.11

  3. Eames Orange Print

    Eames Orange Print

    We might actually be one of the few Dwell staffers, readers, or random passersby who does not own some kind of incarnation of an Eames chair. We do, however, hold out hope that somehow, some way,...

    $50.00

  4. Keep These in Mind Prints

    Keep These in Mind Prints

    Today's lesson comes from Public School, a design collective out of Austin, Texas: "Fridays are a good day to sit in a corner or a bar and think about what you've done." We assume it's...

    $15.00

  5. 20/200 Vision
    Design 101

    20/200 Vision

    What if you could get a real work of art for as little as $20? And it’s not 
a coffeehouse portrait of Neil Young?

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.30.10

  6. Collection Reform
    Design 101

    Collection Reform

    Regional and world-class museums alike must daily contend with the same pedestrian woe: How can we show all this art? Limited by space, most museums manage to show only a tiny fraction of what they...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.30.10

  7. On Loan
    A Great Idea

    On Loan

    An interest-free government loan to buy contemporary art? Someone tell Fannie Mae.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.30.10

  8. State of the Art?
    --The Future of

    State of the Art?

    So you bought a little art and you kinda wonder what’s in your—and its—future. Read on.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.30.10

  9. An Introduction to Art Collecting
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Art Collecting

    For millennia, kings and clerics alike have understood that little inspires awe and confers power better than a battalion of marble statues, an epic tapestry, or an exquisitely rendered portrait....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.30.10

  10. Power Poles Triptych

    Power Poles Triptych

    There was lots (and lots and lots and lots) of great stuff to be seen at the Renegade Holiday Craft Fair in San Francisco this weekend. We caught sight of Dave Marcoullier's wood routings on the...

    $115.00

  11. Red Brick Print

    Red Brick Print

    We are, without a doubt, big fans of Mike Perry. The Brooklyn-based illustrator and designer's online shop is well-worth getting lost in, clicking around through books, zines, patterned Eames...

    $50.00

  12. Graphic Design: Project Projects
    Profiles

    Graphic Design: Project Projects

    Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off. Founded by Prem Krishnamurthy and Adam Michaels in 2004, the firm designs...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.15.10

  13. TWA Air Cargo Poster

    TWA Air Cargo Poster

    Another random find, this is the kind of thing I would be happy to find at a garage sale or flea market. Great colors. Great Typography. Nice.  

    $58.76

  14. Gustavberg Cat by Lisa Larsen

    Gustavberg Cat by Lisa Larsen

    Sometimes you're better off searching eBay with generic terms than specific designers. You'll generally get a better deal if someone isn't familiar with an item's pedigree. Or you'll find something...

    $174.99

  15. Big Rac Attack by Charles Harper

    Big Rac Attack by Charles Harper

    We owe most of our Charles Harper collection to eBay. Prices have gone way up since his popularity exploded in recent years, but diligent searching can still yield some bargains. We've always loved...

    $169.95

  16. Ballo Toilet Brush
    Product

    Ballo Toilet Brush

    Tis the season for having guests—and thus a clean house, as well. And while you'll want a toilet brush on hand, you may not want your current one out on display. Danish manufacturer Normann...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.13.10

  17. Greg Pizzoli Prints

    Greg Pizzoli Prints

    F-U-N, FUN. That’s what Greg Pizzoli’s artwork is. And since our little one has been starving for wall art since we moved into our current residence, we’re going to treat her to a...

    $12.00

  18. Clementine Art Gift Set

    Clementine Art Gift Set

    Should our daughter decide to decorate her Bo Buro desk, she’ll be fully equipped with a Clementine Art Gift Set. The soy/beeswax crayons, plant-dye markers, 6-color craft paint, scented modeling...

    $39.00

  19. You Are So Very Special Card

    You Are So Very Special Card

    Well, it's true. You are. This letterpress card was inspired by the lyrics of the classic song "Creep" by hopeless romantics Radiohead, and designed by the Brooklyn-based duo behind Enorm...

    $5.00

  20. Linea Carta

    Diva Pyari grew up in the fashion industry in California, later living in the north of Italy, and all along practicing new forms of craft (painting, printing, jewelry-making, clothing design,...

    12.02.10

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