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  1. A Visit to HAY Copenhagen
    Travel Reports

    A Visit to HAY Copenhagen

    I just returned to the office from a trip to Copenhagen spent reporting a handful of stories for the magazine and scouting future projects. A highlight of the trip was my visit to HAY, a fantastic...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.15.11

  2. A338 Pendant

    A338 Pendant

    One of Alvar Aalto's Finnish fixtures for Artek, the on-the-smaller-size A338 will provide direct light from its offset opening in the painted steel shade.

    $290.00

  3. An Epic Plot
    My House

    An Epic Plot

    Architect Steve Bull designed a high-impact, low-maintenance home for a pair of intrepid clients in Alaska, but that was only the beginning of the adventure.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Erik Johnson
    09.25.11

  4. As You Light It

    As You Light It

    As You Light It is an exploration of lighting innovation through the lens of leading luminaries from theatre, urban planning, and residential design.

    01.04.11

  5. Barns Ennobled
    House Tours

    Barns Ennobled

    Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for himself and his friends to visit, repose, and consider the beauty of...

    written by: Iain Aitch
    12.29.11

  6. Bendino Lamp

    Bendino Lamp

    If typical shades have you down, this powder coated steel lamp lets lightbulbs stand out. We say screw in a bulb with an artful filament.

    $72.00

  7. Big Bounce Lamp

    Big Bounce Lamp

    Jonah Takagi translated his experience in set design to this industrial product; the “bounce” in question is a reflection and diffusion technique used for filming.

    $450.00

  8. Branch Floor Lamp

    Branch Floor Lamp

    If Mother Nature were a modernist, she might make trees not with gnarled, knobby roots but with slim trunks and bentwood branches. Brass shades and a bold color palette complete the polished pastiche.

  9. Branching Bubbles

    Branching Bubbles

    Like organic Capsela constructions hovering over the dining table, Lindsey Adelman’s Branching Bubbles chandeliers have a Brooklyn-born brand of industrial expressionism. The one-off quality...

  10. Chris Hardy Design
    Interviews

    Chris Hardy Design

    Name the hubs for emerging American designers and you'll likely hear the usual suspects of Seattle, San Francisco, and Brooklyn. Look southward, too, though, for a crop of energetic young guns set...

    05.16.11

  11. Clamp Lamp

    Clamp Lamp

    Made from an everyday industrial clamp threaded through with a stainless steel rod and aluminum shade, Clamp Lamp, by newcomers Plant and Moss, can be affixed nearly anywhere. It was a highlight of...

    $325.00

  12. Combi Pendant

    Combi Pendant

    To conspiciously shade or not to conspicuously shade, that is the question. When it comes to pendants, they can be a focal point or a more utilitarian fixture, and if you're going for a subdued...

    $79.00

  13. Consumer Retorts
    Shops

    Consumer Retorts

    Chris Houston, the charmingly curmudgeonly owner of Modern Artifacts in San Francisco, is not your typical retailer. Though his shop is packed to the rafters with an eclectic and highly covetable...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Chloe Aftel
    05.27.11

  14. Cow&Co.

    Cow&Co. is an international online design superstore delivering new, unique & vintage items & gifts straight to your door....

    01.10.11

  15. Delta Series

    Delta Series

    $1840.00

  16. Design Indaba 2011
    Travel Reports

    Design Indaba 2011

    Cape Town's Design Indaba always kicks off with a conference of eclectic speakers from all over the world and wraps up with an expo focusing on Southern African designers. "Forget about the...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.01.11

  17. Designed by Commune
    Product

    Designed by Commune

    I've had my eye on Commune's work for a while now, having first encountered their unique, quirky, modern aesthetic sensibility at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, California, which...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.29.11

  18. Fine Finnish: Living/Dining Room
    House Tours

    Fine Finnish: Living/Dining Room

    The focal point of the living/dining room is an oak table from Ikea. “We like to draw, read newspapers, sew, and invite friends over, so a generous table suits our lifestyle.” No couch?...

    03.07.11

  19. Five Boroughs in 48 Hours
    House Tours

    Five Boroughs in 48 Hours

    When Dwell proposed that I undertake a design writing variant of Supermarket Sweep—visiting five projects in five boroughs in two days—I had a single thought: Why me?

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    02.15.11

  20. Forking Light

    Forking Light

    Adding a spun aluminum shade to and bulb to this pitchfork prototype we saw at the TENT London show takes it from fully functional in the farmyard to a perfect fit for the foyer.

    $194.00

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