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  1. Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
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    Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection

    Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.10.14

  2. Homage Chair
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    Homage Chair

    Torsten Sherwood's Homage chair combines the simplicity of vernacular design with open-source developments.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.10.14

  3. Milan Design Week: Day Two
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    Milan Design Week: Day Two

    Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.09.14

  4. Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair
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    Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair

    A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.07.14

  5. How To: Mix and Match Chairs
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    How To: Mix and Match Chairs

    Combining and contrasting different chairs can add personality, tout a vintage sensibility, or help you stick to a budget. Here we take a look at some Dwell homes that experiment with mix-and...

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.02.14

  6. Get the Look: Marcel Wanders Furniture
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    Get the Look: Marcel Wanders Furniture

    2014 is a big year for Dutch designer designer Marcel Wanders, with a major retrospective of his work at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum and Moooi opening its first New York City flagship store. Here,...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.18.14

  7. Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba
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    Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba

    Thomas Heatherwick stole the show at the first day of the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday when he unveiled his plans to recast a century-old silo on the city’s...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.14

  8. 10 Iconic Philippe Starck Designs
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    10 Iconic Philippe Starck Designs

    A gregarious, whimsical and open-minded view on design animates Frenchman Philippe Starck, who has applied his singular style to literally thousands of projects, from hotel interiors and plastic...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.19.14

  9. PP Møbler Produces Rare Hans Wegner Prototypes
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    PP Møbler Produces Rare Hans Wegner Prototypes

    You might want to sit down for this: Danish company PP Møbler is set to begin production on a rare prototype designed by Hans Wegner in the 1950s, which they'll be exhibiting at Salone del Mobile...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.12.14

  10. 8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
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    8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner

    Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an appreciation for Scandinavian modern design in the United States. Here...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.11.14

  11. Exhibit Brings Midcentury California Design to Massachusetts
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    Exhibit Brings Midcentury California Design to Massachusetts

    An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury design.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.05.14

  12. 8 Homes Furnished With B&B Italia
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    8 Homes Furnished With B&B Italia

    In honor of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, the B&B Italia founder who died on January 25, 2014, at age 87, here are eight homes from Dwell's archives where the influential Italian furniture company's...

    written by: William Lamb
    01.31.14

  13. 8 Idiosyncratic Bedrooms
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    8 Idiosyncratic Bedrooms

    When it comes to bedroom design, there is a healthy debate among designers and architects: Some say never go white (too antiseptic); some say never go dark (too gloomy). We hope these highly...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.07.14

  14. Sandur Chair

    Sandur Chair

    An ergonomic armchair with a woven structure that references both undulating sand dunes and the children’s game cat’s cradle.

    $1330.00

  15. Edge Stackable Chair

    Edge Stackable Chair

    More complex than it seems at first glance, each of Novague’s origami-inspired aluminum chairs requires eight hours of fabrication.

    $629.00

  16. Oblo Dining Chair

    Oblo Dining Chair

    Do not be deceived by this seemingly lightweight lawn chair; it’s made by a traditional process (casting) using a modern material (aluminum). 

    $1087.00

  17. Take a Seat: 10 High-Design Chairs

    Take a Seat: 10 High-Design Chairs

    From a bright-hued chair to a vintage styled perforated number, take a peep at ten of our favorite seating choices with design in mind.

    07.07.13

  18. Six Chairs to Check Out

    Six Chairs to Check Out

    From a contemporary geometric fir wood frame with copper joints, to a minimalist powder-coated structure, these six well crafted chairs are bound to make you take a seat! 

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.04.13

  19. A History of Modern Chairs
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    A History of Modern Chairs

    The best way to gain perspective on the aesthetics of a given era is by examining the product designs of the time. To that end, what better piece to examine then one of the most widely-ignored but...

    written by: Kate Santos
    12.05.13

  20. Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating
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    Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating

    Don't leave your guests standing while trying to balance their egg nog and plate of tasty treats. Plan ahead and be prepared with plenty of extra stylish seating. From stools, to chairs, to love...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.04.13

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