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  1. Linear City
    Design 101

    Linear City

    Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines to maglev rail lines. Mid-century urban idealism may not be dead...

    written by: Karrie Jacobs
    06.10.10

  2. In Conversation with Graven Images

    In Conversation with Graven Images

    The best tour Senior Editor Aaron Britt got of Glasgow came, as one might expect, on foot. Ross Hunter and Jim Hamilton, two of the honchos at the multidisciplinary design firm Graven Images took...

    06.10.10

  3. Protect and Conserve
    In The Modern World

    Protect and Conserve

    In construction-mad Beijing, “development happens at a crazy speed, like a tsunami,” says Matthew Xinyu Hu, the former managing director of the nonprofit Beijing Cultural Heritage...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.10.10

  4. Events this Weekend: 6.10-6.13
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 6.10-6.13

    This weekend features work on display by Dwell favorite's like Marlon Blackwell, Olson Kundig Architects, and Marcel Wanders as well as a preview of San Francisco Design Week, which kicks on Monday.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.10.10

  5. Met Life
    Finishing Touch

    Met Life

    Climate-controlled high-rises make sense when the changing seasons bring extreme temperature shifts, but in Bangkok, year-round hot and humid days blend into similarly sultry nights. Enter the Met,...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Tim Griffith
    06.09.10

  6. Super Ramp
    --Done Right

    Super Ramp

    By the time you’ve climbed the gentle slope of Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park, you’ve passed through four classic Northwest landscapes—–valley, forest, meadow, and...

    06.09.10

  7. Car Park
    --Done Wrong

    Car Park

    In theory, you can build a fine urban park atop an underground parking garage. Stroll through the gardens of Chicago’s Millennium Park, and you forget you’re walking above a cavern for...

    06.09.10

  8. Green Between the Lines
    --The Future of

    Green Between the Lines

    Wondering what's in store for our beloved local green spaces? A trio of experts has the forecast.

    06.09.10

  9. Remade Wasteland
    A Great Idea

    Remade Wasteland

    As the United States moves into the post-industrial era, it’s the rare city that doesn’t find itself with too many abandoned factory-age relics and too few parks. After fits and starts...

    06.09.10

  10. An Introduction to City Parks
    Design 101

    An Introduction to City Parks

    An afternoon in the park has evolved from picnicking in the local cemetery to sun-bathing atop a retrofitted railroad trestle. Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron walks us...

    written by: Inga Saffron
    06.09.10

  11. Boston in Your Hands
    Travel Reports

    Boston in Your Hands

    The latest Play Date at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art was held last weekend, to much applause and hands-on revelry in the spirit of planning. Titled 'Design a City: Boston In Your Hands'...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    06.09.10

  12. Galvanized Planters

    Galvanized Planters

    These galvanized steel planters work both indoors and out, offering a sleek-but-inexpensive addition to any green scheme.

    $7.95

  13. Ernesto Neto: Dancing Allowed

    Ernesto Neto: Dancing Allowed

    Brazilian sculptor Ernesto Neto creates all-encompassing installations of stretchy, stocking-like translucent scrims extending from ceiling to floor and often filled with aromatic spices or...

    06.08.10

  14. Diana Al-Hadid

    Diana Al-Hadid

    The sculptor's first solo museum exhibition features baroque architectural forms made of cardboard, plywood, plaster, and resin. Al-Hadid's pieces are informed by an array of influences, including...

    06.08.10

  15. Preview: Reclaimed Space
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Reclaimed Space

    Among the highlights at last year's Dwell on Design was a cozy modular home created by Reclaimed Space, who hauled their one-of-a-kind structure made from reclaimed and repurposed materials all...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.08.10

  16. The Small Stakes: Music Posters
    Books

    The Small Stakes: Music Posters

    Graphic design rarely gets better than when it's put to music and put through a screen. And few create concert posters better than Jason Munn. In a new release published this year by Chronicle...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.07.10

  17. Vita Horizontal Dresser

    Vita Horizontal Dresser

    Elegant modernity is to be found in our Vita Collection. Half-blind dovetails join the ash drawer interiors to solid cherry fronts and are set flush with the front of the case. You’ll find...

    $6100.00

  18. Vita Bed

    Vita Bed

    Despite its delicate appearance, this bed’s loftiness defies its substantial mass. The curved, laminated feet—a Vita hallmark—suspend the mattress snugly in a remarkably strong...

    $5450.00

  19. Radius Desk

    Radius Desk

    Our Radius Desk offers an oasis of spare, understated elegance in any professional or home office setting. Hollow channels hidden within the legs conceal wires that would otherwise tangle the...

    $7475.00

  20. Meridian Dining Collection

    Meridian Dining Collection

    The Meridian Collection is the first to be introduced with ash as the primary wood from retailer Thos. Moser Furniture. While also offered in cherry, the clean, crisp aesthetic of ash creates an...

    $3300.00

  21. Lolling Chair

    Lolling Chair

    Ergonomically shaped to support the curvature of your back and cushioned in thick leather-covered padding, the Lolling Chair and matching Ottoman provide the perfect resting place for hours of...

    $2975.00

  22. Georgetown Cafe Table

    Georgetown Cafe Table

    Crafted with identical care and precision as its larger relations, the matched-grain solid cherry surface had a three-inch inset apron that still allows plenty of leg and elbow room.

    $3050.00

  23. Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition

    Imagine a massive green community running through the heart of Los Angeles where research labs and small businesses exist side-by-side with design-focused companies manufacturing everything from...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.07.10

  24. Edo Coffee Table

    Edo Coffee Table

    Low in profile, the Edo Coffee table could not be more simple. The wide, planked legs are hewn from solid cherry panels, then grain-matched and joined at a compound angle and polished to luminous...

    $2375.00

  25. The Chaise

    The Chaise

    The sinuous cherry frame supports a webbed back, upholstered in full-grain leather. A removable headrest provides additional comfort, if desired. The two-position Chaise reclines fully without any...

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