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  1. Touring Vitra Campus, Part 2
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    Touring Vitra Campus, Part 2

    Vitra's Weil-am-Rhein, Germany, campus boasts not only the production facilities of the famous furniture manufacturer but also numerous iconic buildings by world-renowned architects. In Touring...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.04.11

  2. Touring Basel, Switzerland, Part 2
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    Touring Basel, Switzerland, Part 2

    Last month I traveled to Basel, Switzerland, a European city first founded during the Roman Empire and still boasting beautiful buildings constructed more than 1,000 years agos. In Touring Basel,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.12.11

  3. Stanley Saitowitz's Judaica
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    Stanley Saitowitz's Judaica

    The South African-born, San Francisco-based architect Stanley Saitowitz is no stranger to the intersection of Judaism and design. His firm, Natoma Architects Inc., is responsible for synagogues in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.14.11

  4. Rineke Dijkstra at SFMOMA
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    Rineke Dijkstra at SFMOMA

    Yesterday I was utterly knocked out at the press preview for SFMOMA's new show "Rineke Dijkstra: Retrospective." I'd seen the Dutch photographer's work before in dribs and drabs, but...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.17.12

  5. Top Ten Green Projects of 2012
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    Top Ten Green Projects of 2012

    On April 19th, AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards: their selection of the most sustainable buildings across the country. COTE advocates...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.02.12

  6. The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder
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    The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder

    To Johanna Grawunder, a turned-off chandelier is “one of the saddest things in the world.” Granted, she is an avant-garde lighting designer; a darkened fixture is a missed opportunity.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    07.27.12

  7. Highlights from Maison & Objet Fall 2012
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    Highlights from Maison & Objet Fall 2012

    Last week, Dwell visited this year’s fall edition of the design and interiors trade show Maison & Objet. The exhibitors booths are spread over nine huge, design-filled halls at Paris...

    written by: Ali Morris
    photos by: Ali Morris
    09.20.12

  8. 'Design through the Ages' Kicks off City Modern
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    'Design through the Ages' Kicks off City Modern

    City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York architecture and design—began Monday evening with the...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    photos by: Sara Dierck
    10.02.12

  9. Designer Spotlight: Kelly Behun
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    Designer Spotlight: Kelly Behun

    Once upon a time, Kelly Behun was destined for Wall Street. She spent a few months at Salomon Brothers after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    10.22.12

  10. Dutch Design Week 2012, Pt. 3
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    Dutch Design Week 2012, Pt. 3

    During Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven—The Netherlands' creative nexus—we had the chance to see firsthand what conceptual thinkers, designers, and artists are working on. Demonstrated by...

    written by: Maarten Dinger
    10.30.12

  11. Holiday Gift Picks from Mociun
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    Holiday Gift Picks from Mociun

    Caitlin Mociun has been a Brooklyn design fixture since graduating from RISD with a BFA in textile design. Her Bauhaus-inspired clothing collections put her on the map, but she's now focusing on...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.17.12

  12. Steel Yourself
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    Steel Yourself

    From girders to grating, steel has long been a popular, highly recyclable, and relatively inexpensive material for architects, designers, and builders. Here we present some inspired applications,...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.25.13

  13. Mastering the Wood Grain
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    Mastering the Wood Grain

    “Process is everything in my work,” says Michael Rupich, designer and founder of EndGrain Furniture, a woodworking studio based in Fairfield, New Jersey. “The thing I want most when someone is...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    03.06.13

  14. lamesadevenn: Part Seven
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    lamesadevenn: Part Seven

    In this series, trace the story of lamesadevenn, a green live/work space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, created for two community groups, La Mesita and La Resolana. Rather than simply becoming a building...

    written by: Seth Biderman
    03.27.13

  15. Reykjavik’s New Design District
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    Reykjavik’s New Design District

    What do creatives see in abandoned docks and old fishing sheds? Opportunity. Now the City of Reykjavik is working with local designers to makeover its old fishing harbor into Iceland’s first design...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.08.13

  16. Book Designs by Atelier Dyakova
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    Book Designs by Atelier Dyakova

    London-based Russian graphic designer Sonya Dyakova is making us rethink the notion of judging a book by its cover. After studying in San Francisco, the typography specialist moved to London to...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.18.13

  17. 9 Best-Designed Hotels Worldwide
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    9 Best-Designed Hotels Worldwide

    From Renzo Piano's Le Meridien Lingotto in Turin, Italy to Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, check out these nine most amazing hotel designs from around the world.

    written by: Regina WB
    04.20.13

  18. 10 Buildings That Changed America
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    10 Buildings That Changed America

    We got a sneak peek of the new PBS documentary '10 Buildings That Changed America', which premiered on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    05.12.13

  19. Visiting the Lost Kingdom of Tibet
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    Visiting the Lost Kingdom of Tibet

    Photojournalist Darren Ornitz traveled last year to Mustang, Nepal, known as the “Lost Kingdom of Tibet.”

    written by: Darren Ornitz
    05.12.13

  20. Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s Foundation at the Venice Biennale
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    Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s Foundation at the Venice Biennale

    Iceland, the land of the midnight sun and geological hot spots, will have its own floating stage at the Venice Biennale's 55th International Art Exhibition which officially opens on Saturday, June...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    05.23.13

  21. Furniture Design Tips from an Interior Design Pro
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    Furniture Design Tips from an Interior Design Pro

    Furniture design can be one of the most rewarding, albeit, deceiving parts of the interior design process. It's not as easy as one might think. You can go wrong as quickly as you can go right, but...

    written by: Drew McGukin
    06.19.13

  22. Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date
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    Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date

    The recent fifth edition of Sofia Design Week in Bulgaria's capital city marked a milestone for this international festival devoted to design and visual culture from Eastern Europe and beyond. The...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    07.02.13

  23. Andy Warhol at The Brant Foundation Study Center
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    Andy Warhol at The Brant Foundation Study Center

    The first comprehensive survey of Andy Warhol's oeuvre, this extensive homage to Warhol spans his early days as an illustrator to some of his best-known works like Marilyn and Mao. The exhibition...

    written by: Laura Feinstein
    08.06.13

  24. Fall Design Trend: Gold, Brass, and Copper Accents
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    Fall Design Trend: Gold, Brass, and Copper Accents

    Yup, the warm metallics are still going strong. This is the trend that just won't quit, but that's ok because we love it. This fall, try incorporating some gold, brass, or copper accents into your...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.12.13

  25. European Union: 10 Belgian Homes
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    European Union: 10 Belgian Homes

    Is Belgium the new Netherlands? The design scenes of Antwerp, Ghent, Brussels, and Bruges are certainly heating up, and we love the houses we've seen for their playful mix of clean lines, color,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.28.13

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