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  1. Charlotte Perriand: Designer, Photographer, Activist

    Charlotte Perriand: Designer, Photographer, Activist

    Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999), one of the most innovative interior and furniture designers of the 20th century, did not only strive towards a change in forms but also towards an...

    08.06.10

  2. FoodStuff LA

    FoodStuff LA

    Pedal Patch Community--a Los Angeles-based group that advocates innovative, community-based solutions to food insecurity and sustainability--is hosting FoodStuff LA. The event will introduce some...

    08.06.10

  3. Leo Villareal

    Leo Villareal

    A pioneer in the use of LEDs and computer-driven imagery, Villareal is known both for his light sculptures and architectural, site-specific works. This exhibition is his first major traveling...

    08.06.10

  4. Recent Acquisitions

    Recent Acquisitions

    "Recent Acquisitions" celebrates the ongoing addition of important works of art to the Menil Collection by gift, purchase, and bequest. While some of these works have been included in...

    08.06.10

  5. The Lives of Energy

    The Lives of Energy

    Making its U.S. premiere, The Lives of Energy is a new feature-length montage film by Rick Prelinger, archivist, writer, and founder of the world famous Prelinger Archives. The film is compiled...

    08.06.10

  6. Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective

    Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective

    Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective positions Gorky as a crucial founder of abstract expressionism, but also as a passionate and dedicated artist whose tragic life often informed his groundbreaking...

    08.06.10

  7. Dutch Design Week

    Dutch Design Week

    Each year in October Dutch Design Week is organized by Design Platform Eindhoven (DPE). DPE is a professional organization that, supported by the Eindhoven Design community, seeks to develop a ...

    08.05.10

  8. 2010 Venice Biennale

    2010 Venice Biennale

    The Venice Biennale, which has its offices in Ca' Giustinian (San Marco, 1364/A), has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Ever since its...

    08.05.10

  9. Site Specifics: Oslo, Norway

    Site Specifics: Oslo, Norway

    A sleepy capital perched by the sea, Oslo is in the midst of an architectural surge. The old port and the new opera house are just two examples of why Norway’s capital is pointing the way...

    08.05.10

  10. Oslo, Norway
    City Guide

    Oslo, Norway

    A sleepy capital perched by the sea, Oslo is in the midst of an architectural surge. The old port and the new opera house are just two examples of why Norway’s capital is pointing the way...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jens Passoth
    08.05.10

  11. Hobby House
    Finishing Touch

    Hobby House

    Retirement often offers couples more time together, but when René Menten and Mikey Bienkens left the working world, they built a house that emphasized their individual activities. The...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    08.05.10

  12. Silver Lake Chair

    Silver Lake Chair

    For the second season in a row, Patricia Urquiola designed one of our favorite Milan debuts that we're still ooohing and aaahing over. Last time it was the thick knits of Mangas, an über...

  13. Cardboard Workshop
    Travel Reports

    Cardboard Workshop

    A celebration of all things impromptu and participatory, Kawamata's Cardboard Workshop at the Centre Pompidou in Paris has seen many different rebirths over the past few months. Over the weekend,...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    08.04.10

  14. Fine Dine-ing
    My House

    Fine Dine-ing

    Interior and furniture designer Nick Dine—son of pop artist Jim Dine—has a love-hate relationship with his 2,000-square-foot Hudson Square condo loft. A long rectangle, it was born a...

    written by: Mimi Zeiger
    photos by: Jeremy Liebman
    08.03.10

  15. Dreamlands
    Event Spotlight

    Dreamlands

    There are moments now and then that the architecture of our imaginations becomes the architecture of an actual place. Amusement parks can bring Hogwarts castle and the lands of Pirates of the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.03.10

  16. Eadie Armchair

    Eadie Armchair

    We are, without a doubt, big fans of the work of Scottish-born, London-based Donna Wilson. She made her name in textiles, but has proved to be a whiz with furniture, too; Her collaboration with...

  17. The Full Spectrum

    The Full Spectrum

    Dwell senior editor Aaron Britt delves into color through the decades in "The Full Spectrum" - offering up a whimsical introduction to the power of color and a practical guide to original...

    08.02.10

  18. Flemish Farmhouse Kitchen
    Finishing Touch

    Flemish Farmhouse Kitchen

    For this farmhouse in the Flemish town of Outgaarden, the Belgian architects 51N4E were charged with designing a new kitchen and adjacent storage space. They decided to split their allotted budget...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.02.10

  19. Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism

    Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism

    Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism is a survey of the artist’s entire career to date, incorporating paintings, sculptures, and installations from the late 1970s to the present, from both...

    08.02.10

  20. Koolhaas HouseLife

    Koolhaas HouseLife

    Koolhaas HouseLife examines the daily life of one of the masterpieces of contemporary architecture of recent years: The House in Bordeaux, designed in 1998 by Rem Koolhaas / OMA. Unlike most...

    08.02.10

  21. Kickstart Some Design
    Post

    Kickstart Some Design

    If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could opt out of the heavy lifting, your days are numbered. Kickstarter...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.02.10

  22. Smaller in Texas
    House Tours

    Smaller in Texas

    Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping container into a playhouse, a garden retreat and a guesthouse for...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Chris Cooper
    08.02.10

  23. LC2 Color-Chair

    LC2 Color-Chair

    The color of this Corbu-Perriand-Jeanneret-designed LC2 came far after the fact, as Cassina reissued the 1928 black-and-steel-classic this year in a series of bold tones.The new hues may not be to...

  24. Paper Planes Chair

    Paper Planes Chair

    Using a piece of creased graph paper as a guide, Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien created this angular reading chair for Moroso. The checked Kvadrat pattern is complemented with lines of Swarovski...

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