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  1. Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
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    Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn

    What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid Rocker. First manufactured in the 1940s by Knoll, the classic chair had been...

    written by: Kim Derby
    05.29.12

  2. CH33 Chair by Hans Wegner
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    CH33 Chair by Hans Wegner

    Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son reissued Hans Wegner's classic CH33 chair at this year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. Designed in 1957, the perch was only in production...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.20.12

  3. Hideaway Furniture by Folditure
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    Hideaway Furniture by Folditure

    The Leaf, a thin and lightweight chair designed by Folditure, will soon be joined by a table counterpart: the Cricket. An aluminum folding table, designed by architect Alexander Gendell, the...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    08.21.12

  4. Handmade Woven Furniture by León León
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    Handmade Woven Furniture by León León

    With summer fast approaching, Mexico City furniture design studio León León's bright, handmade woven pieces are incredibly appealing.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.18.13

  5. Product of the Day: Sacrificial Chair
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    Product of the Day: Sacrificial Chair

    Launched by Bridie Picot and Matt Smith at ICFF 2013, Thing Industries is a young upstart with a witty outlook on furniture design. Case in point, this seat-shaped rack, called the Sacrificial Chair.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.28.13

  6. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Cut and Sand

    Once the plywood has hardened, a worker wearing sound-suppressing earmuffs places the pieces, three at a time, into the factory’s computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine. The milling...

    01.02.09

  7. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Paint and Ship

    The discs also serve as hooks for hanging the chairs upside down on a conveyor belt that leads them to a glassed-in room. There, a robotic arm paints the curved surfaces with polyurethane paint....

    01.02.09

  8. Milan Design Week: Day Two
    Travel Reports

    Milan Design Week: Day Two

    Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.09.14

  9. 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

  10. Functional Furniture at New York Boutique Stillfried Wien
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    Functional Furniture at New York Boutique Stillfried Wien

    In Dwell's June issue, we sat down with Anna and Michael Trubrig of New York design shop Stillfried Wien, which sells a trove of design from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and beyond. Here, check...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.19.14

  11. 8 Homes Furnished With B&B Italia
    Design 101

    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

  12. Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating
    We Recommend

    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

  13. Conversation Piece: 10 Statement Chairs
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    Conversation Piece: 10 Statement Chairs

    In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 statement chairs that are sure to turn heads and get tongues wagging. Click through for some inspiration for bringing something bold, funky,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    06.19.13

  14. Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
    In The Modern World

    Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan

    French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.23.14

  15. 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

  16. Product Spotlight: Dadaist Chairs
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    Product Spotlight: Dadaist Chairs

    London based artist and industrial designer, Charlotte Kingsnorth, creates effortless and contemporary pieces of furniture, which challenge form and question conformity. Kingsnorth's pieces...

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.05.13

  17. Homage Chair
    Product Reviews

    Homage Chair

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

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.10.14

  18. Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green
    Renovation

    Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green

    A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.

    written by: William Lamb
    05.21.14

  19. Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
    How To

    Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

    Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.30.14

  20. Minimalist Furniture Design by Sturdy Living
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    Minimalist Furniture Design by Sturdy Living

    Inspired and guided by the elements, Martha Sturdy of Sturdy Living has made a name for herself with her simple, yet bold furniture creations that are sure to be on top of any minimalist's list....

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.02.13

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