The Rewind in our July/August 2014 issue examines the Eero Saarinen–designed Styling Dome at GM's Warren, Michigan, Technical Center. On our tour of the campus, we had the rare opportunity to for a behind-the-scenes look inside pattern studio, which is located in a nearby building. There, skilled craftspeople translate designers' ideas to see if they can be replicated on a production line—an important part of the manufacturing process. Though the assembly line and mechanized production reins supreme in the automotive industry, the hands and eyes of woodworkers and upholsterers, among others, are indispensable.
Designer-architect Gae Aulenti lived in Milan until her death in 2012 at age 84. Photographer Leslie Williamson got an exclusive peek at Aulenti’s furniture-stuffed flat for her new book, Modern Originals.
Louis Poulsen is an international lighting company that has collaborated with architects and designers for over seventy years. Several of the brand's most popular lighting fixtures, featured here, are now available at the Dwell Store.
Whether you choose to dine outside or in, updating your tableware with color will make your summer dinners feel more festive. These eight picks from the Dwell Store will provide a cheerful canvas for all of your summertime meals.
The 2014 edition of our annual Made in America issue, coming to newsstands soon, features the best regional products from the U.S. of A. Here, check out even more American-made finds, handpicked by the Dwell editors.