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  1. John Pawson: Plain Space
    Books

    John Pawson: Plain Space

    "John Pawson Plain Space," a retrospective of British architect John Pawson's work, is on view at London's Design Museum until January 2011. Coinciding with the exhibition, Phaidon Press...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.30.10

  2. Sanaa at the DAC: A Retrospective
    Event Spotlight

    Sanaa at the DAC: A Retrospective

    This summer, the Danish Architecture Center in Copenhagen opened an exhibition celebrating the work of Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese design studio Sanaa. Though originally scheduled to close this...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.30.10

  3. X-Large Obleeek

    X-Large Obleeek

    Obleeek goes oblong with their collection of polished-concrete planters which give your greens a solid, safe place to lay down their roots and grow. Though this one is extra large, there are...

    $225.00

  4. Emilio Said at the University of Houston

    Emilio Said at the University of Houston

    Opening reception for artist Emilio Said on October 7th, 6:30pm, lecture by Said to follow. Artist Emilio Said showcases his take on the modern metropolis, “Unreal Cities: Informal...

    09.29.10

  5. Postertext's Literary Wall Art
    Books

    Postertext's Literary Wall Art

    What bibliophile, understanding that he maybe ought not cover all the walls of his apartment with shelves of books and stacks of journals, hasn't then moved onto classic book covers as his next...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.29.10

  6. Venice Biennale: Giardini
    Travel Reports

    Venice Biennale: Giardini

    Although the Venice Architecture Biennale invades all nooks and crannies of the four-square-mile island, most of the festival's big-hitters reside under the roof of only one building, the Italian...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    09.28.10

  7. Mak Center Architecture Tour

    Mak Center Architecture Tour

    This architecture tour will feature six modernist residences recorded by acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009).  Homes by R.M. Schindler, Richard Neutra, Pierre...

    09.28.10

  8. IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    In celebration of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents: 10-10-10 IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, a symposium and exhibition exploring...

    09.28.10

  9. A Whirlwind New York Visit
    Travel Reports

    A Whirlwind New York Visit

    Last week I spent a few days running around Manhattan (sometimes literally) reporting a handful of upcoming stories for Dwell. In addition to seeing many inspiring projects and meeting many...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.28.10

  10. Crowd-Sourced Product Design
    Product

    Crowd-Sourced Product Design

    Founded by the 23-year-old entrepreneur Ben Kaufman—who previously developed an award-winning iPod accessory when he was still in high school—Quirky offers a, yes, quirky new approach...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.28.10

  11. Personality Chair Socks

    Personality Chair Socks

    Straight from the unconventional-but-quite-fun file come these furniture socks from German design duo Chris & Ruby. Though it's unlikely your seat suffers from cold feet, it's very possible...

    $20.00

  12. Welcome Hut
    House Tours

    Welcome Hut

    Toronto-based firm Levitt Goodman Architects is known for its green designs. "We've done lots of LEED-certified buildings, but we're looking toward the bigger picture of sustainability,"...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.27.10

  13. Medlock Ames' New Tasting Room
    Travel Reports

    Medlock Ames' New Tasting Room

    When I was in Healdsburg checking out H2Hotel, I took a little detour to Medlock Ames' recently opened tasting room and bar, which is on the site and in the footprint of the century-old...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.27.10

  14. The Art of Structure
    Event Spotlight

    The Art of Structure

    Last weekend, The Art of Structure opened at the Carnegie Museum of Art Heinz Architectural Center. Dedicated to feats of modern engineering, the exhibition features 20 scale models of bridges and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.27.10

  15. Paul Rudolph: NYC Expressway
    Event Spotlight

    Paul Rudolph: NYC Expressway

    One of New York's last large-scale urban planning initiatives, the Lower Manhattan Expressway, never came to pass. The massive transit system would have irevocably altered the face of New York City...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.26.10

  16. ICA Cup

    ICA Cup

    Oh, how we wish we were in London for the design extravaganza going on this week. We've been drooling over loads of treasures online, and the new Design Marketo shop naturally caught our eye (we...

    $25.14

  17. Friday Finds 9.24.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 9.24.2010

    Friday goodness, all around! Help yourself to a week's worth of links, all donated by your friendly Dwell staff.

    09.24.10

  18. Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister (UH30010COM)

    Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister (UH30010COM)

    Among the lower priced vacuums is a consumer favorite from the company synonymous with carpet cleaners: Hoover. The no-nonsense Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright features Hoover's WindTunnel...

    $300.00

  19. Kenmore Canister Vacuum Cleaner (2029219)

    Kenmore Canister Vacuum Cleaner (2029219)

    The Kenmore Canister is one of the cutest on the market and comes in a range of cheery colors, including tangerine and blue aqua. It's also the choice of our very own dog-loving (and owning)...

    $180.00

  20. LG LuV300B

    LG LuV300B

    LG's Kompressor vacuum boasts the company's DualForce+ suction system, a bagless bin, and a 40-foot cord--though we think its remote control for adjusting settings while cleaning might be a little...

    $399.00

  21. Miele S 7580 Tango

    Miele S 7580 Tango

    The S 7580 Tango upright vacuum can stand on its own, but the Miele name (and its accompanying quality) certainly helps hold this cleaner up among the best. In addition to its sleek look, it's...

    $849.00

  22. Oreck Halo UV-C Germ-Killing Vacuum (HALO100)

    Oreck Halo UV-C Germ-Killing Vacuum (HALO100)

    The HALO100 works not only on carpet but tile and hardwood floors as well and uses Oreck's UV-C light chamber--in addition to a HEPA filter--to ensure that all germs, dirt, and debris are cleaned...

    $600.00

  23. Dyson DC23 Turbinehead

    Dyson DC23 Turbinehead

    Though Dyson's product range is quickly expanding, its vacuums are some of the few certified as asthma- and allergy-friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. The DC23 Turbinehead...

    $400.00

  24. iRobot Roomba 560

    iRobot Roomba 560

    The iRobot's line of autonomous vacuums are as close as we are to having our own house-cleaning Rosies. The Roomba 560 is among the most popular but if you have a furry member of the family, you...

    $350.00

  25. Electrolux Versatility EL8502

    Electrolux Versatility EL8502

    When selecting Electrolux's Versaility upright vacuum cleaner, you can pick your color in amethyst, tangerine, or vivid green but all will come with a HEPA filter and quick-release wand to help you...

    $400.00

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