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DIY Cardboard Cantilever Chair

How to Make a DIY Cardboard Chair

Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman. Here, we excerpt his step-by-step guide for how to make a Cardboard Cantilever Chair at home. Catch our furniture-themed September issue for more inspiration!
September 15, 2015
Francis Bitonti's 3D printed "Molecule" Shoe Collection.

Catch the 3D Printer of Haute Couture (and more) at Dwell on Design NY

As part of our run-up to Dwell on Design New York, taking place October 2-4, we're highlighting a few of our diverse panelists who'll be discussing everything from urban resiliency to smart home technology. One such expert is Francis Bitonti, founder of his eponymous 3D printing studio, who has designed and 3D printed furniture, haute couture fashion, and more.
September 15, 2015
In the study, an oil painting by David Kroll, one of the artists represented by Sette's gallery hangs above a Le Corbusier daybed.

A Look at Daybeds in the Modern Home

These holdovers from the Victorian age are surprisingly at home in the modern world.
September 11, 2015
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6 Instances of George Nelson Designs in Modern Homes

Trained as an architect, George Nelson was Herman Miller's Director of Design from 1945-72, overseeing its expansion into the modern furniture design for which its renowned today. Thanks to his efforts at Herman Miller, his own design studio (George Nelson Associates, Inc.), and his writing, Nelson was a key force in bringing modern design to the wider American public.
September 11, 2015
Affordable Kansas City home living area with molded plywood Eames chairs, coffee table, and fiberglass chairs

7 Examples of the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW) in Modern Homes

Charles and Ray Eames were pioneers of molded plywood design, applying the technology to craft strong, lightweight casts for the American military during WWII. After war, they designed the sleek and unmistakably modern Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW). While it's been produced over using a vast array of materials and upholstery over the decades, it's still fundamentally unchanged today.
September 10, 2015
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How to Do Unconventional Window Patterns

An asymmetrical fleet of windows can spice up a home's facade, while subtly protecting its residents' privacy.
September 8, 2015
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7 Modern Homes with Hans Wegner Furniture

Hans Wegner helped foster the popularity of Danish design and its signature functional-yet-warm modernism. Along the way, he designed hundreds of chairs, many of which went into mass-production. See just a few in these contemporary residences.
September 3, 2015
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6 Instances of Patricia Urquiola-Designed Pieces in Modern Homes

Patricia Urquiola is Spanish by birth but the soul of her design is Italian: she studied under Italian greats and opened her studio in Milan. Since then, she's worked with countless brands and operated as an architect as well. Check out these 6 rooms sporting her furniture,
September 1, 2015
Built-in folding desk in a backyard addition at a Massachusetts home

How to Build a Compact, Fold-Down Desk for Small Spaces

In our September issue, we covered a tiny outbuilding for a family in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Residents Tim and Meg Ferguson Sauder and their three kids built the 168-square-foot space themselves using reclaimed materials. On their blog, Crafted Fairly, they post information about the products and custom furniture that outfit the space. Here, we share a snippet from the site about how they built the custom desk featured in our pages.
August 31, 2015