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  1. ICFF 2010: Tom Dixon
    Interviews

    ICFF 2010: Tom Dixon

    Designer Tom Dixon, armed with a tiny tupperware full of sunflower seeds and a suspiciously healthy looking container of green juice, sat down at ICFF 2010 to chat about his latest limited-edition...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    05.16.10

  2. ICFF 2010: Ikebana Arranging
    Product

    ICFF 2010: Ikebana Arranging

    While cruising the floor of the ICFF today, I couldn't resist dropping in to have a chat with Dwell's old neighbor and all around good guy, San Francisco–based designer Peter Stathis. In...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    05.16.10

  3. ICFF 2010: First Look
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2010: First Look

    It's definitely springtime in the Big Apple, and New York is buzzing. Though ICFF veterans notice the fair feels still a bit smaller than years past, there seems to be a sense of optimism...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.16.10

  4. Nightime

    Nightime

    For those with a habit of watching the clock, the fluorescent second hand that sweeps around the aluminum face will help the hours fly by.

  5. ICFF 2010: Dressing Up with Artek
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2010: Dressing Up with Artek

    Among the static furniture displays of the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, which opened at New York's Javits Center this morning, the venerable Finnish brand Artek invited...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    05.15.10

  6. Phlox

    Phlox

    Black thumbs rejoice! Minimal watering and indirect sunlight will best allow the multihued succulent, cactus, and tillandsia in this handblown glass terrarium to flourish.

  7. Rochelle Sofa

    Rochelle Sofa

    The Rochelle is a mid-century inspired sofa with button-tufted upholstery. It features a solid wood support that extends up the back. Made with FSC-Certified wood in support of responsible forest...

  8. Spencer Sofa

    Spencer Sofa

    The Spencer Sofa from Gus* Modern has blind-tufted upholstery on the seat and back cushions and includes matching bolsters. The base is stainless steel. The sofa frame is made with FSC-Certified...

  9. Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers
    Event Spotlight

    Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers

    Of the iconic women designers working in the mid-20th century, the two most often recognized—and adored—are Ray Eames and Lucienne Day (the female halves of two of the best-known...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.14.10

  10. TechnoCRAFT

    TechnoCRAFT

    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts announces TechnoCRAFT, a major new design exhibition that charts current movements blurring the boundary between designer and consumer. Curated by acclaimed...

    05.14.10

  11. Renegade Craft Fair

    Renegade Craft Fair

    Come on down to the 1st Ever Renegade Craft Fair in Austin on May 15 + 16, held indoors at the Palmer Events Center!...

    05.14.10

  12. São Paulo, Brazil
    House Tours

    São Paulo, Brazil

    For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Cristóbal Palma
    05.14.10

  13. Jakarta, Indonesia
    House Tours

    Jakarta, Indonesia

    In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.

    written by: Simon Pitchforth
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    05.14.10

  14. Scotland: Day 4
    Travel Reports

    Scotland: Day 4

    Today was my second full day in Glasgow and now that I've become an ace navigating the City Center and Merchant City neighborhoods, it was small beans making a beeline for my first appointment of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.10

  15. Oggetti e Progetti: 30 Years of Alessi
    Event Spotlight

    Oggetti e Progetti: 30 Years of Alessi

    Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, born in Milan in 1931, joined forces with the Italian design factory Alessi in the late 1970s as a kind of Postmodernist design mentor for the...

    written by: Erika Heet
    05.13.10

  16. Events this Weekend: 5.13-5.16
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 5.13-5.16

    This weekend we bring you 11 exhibitions and events spanning London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Kuala Lumpur. Got another one for us? Add it to the list.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.13.10

  17. Whistler Cork Creamer and Sugar

    Whistler Cork Creamer and Sugar

    Cork and ceramics figure prominently in the MoMA Design Store's new collection called "Destination Portugal," and designer Raquel Castro pulls the two materials together to make a...

    $12.00

  18. The World's Best Public Spaces

    The World's Best Public Spaces

    Here we present our favorite public places to linger, people watch, and take in nature’s bounty. We’ve gotten the ball rolling with our top picks—–expect sculpture parks and...

    05.12.10

  19. Scotland: Day 3
    Travel Reports

    Scotland: Day 3

    I bid the fair city of Edinburgh farewell this morning as I boarded the train at Waverley Station. I was aboard and off to Glasgow by half past 9:00 for my first visit to what even Edinburghers...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.12.10

  20. Visual Acoustics

    Visual Acoustics

    Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the...

    05.12.10

  21. Maggie's Center by Zaha Hadid
    Travel Reports

    Maggie's Center by Zaha Hadid

    Whilst in Edinburgh, I managed to slip outside of town for a bit to check out Zaha Hadid's first built project in the UK: her 2006 design for a Maggie's Center in Kirkcaldy in Fife, which also...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.12.10

  22. Scotland: Day 2
    Travel Reports

    Scotland: Day 2

    Here's the latest from Edinburgh, Scotland, where I'm having a grand time seeing the design sights. It's my last full day in town before I head out to Glasgow tomorrow morning, but I saw plenty...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.11.10

  23. Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated
    Post

    Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated

    Known to many architects as that translucent film paper on which archaic hand drawings become worthy of pin-up, mylar is making an illuminating entrance into the realm of the three-dimensional. ...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    05.11.10

  24. 12 Serving Trays

    12 Serving Trays

    There's nothing nicer than breakfast in bed--and nothing worse than bed covers covered in coffee and toast. I recently set out on a hunt for colorful, graphically bold serving trays that will sort...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.11.10

  25. Stockholm Tray

    Stockholm Tray

    Take an around-the-world adventure with Maria Dahlgren's trays, which feature icons of the cities on which they focus. The collection includes trays celebrating Stockholm, Helsinki, and London.

    $30.00

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