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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Kickstart Some Design
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    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

  4. 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

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Sultan Chair

    Sultan Chair

    The ancients sculpted marble with mallets and chisels, but technology has changed the way the metamorphic rock is manipulated. Marsotto specializes in countertops and fittings and commissioned a...

  8. Industry Gallery: Getting to Now
    Event Spotlight

    Industry Gallery: Getting to Now

    Industry Gallery in Washington DC is the only gallery dedicated to 21st-century design in the US, and they've got a new show up right now that's of some interest. Getting to Now: Pathways to 21st...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.30.10

  9. Z for Two
    Green

    Z for Two

    In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its green cred.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Shawn Records
    07.30.10

  10. Friday Finds 7.30.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 7.30.2010

    Care for a glimpse of what's saved in our browser histories? Scroll down to check out our favorite links, videos, and photo galleries, all garnered from a week's worth of clicking.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.30.10

  11. Lean Table Lamp

    Lean Table Lamp

    Designed by Tom Dixon, this cast iron light is inspired by the materials and processes employed during the Industrial Revolution. It references the robust components used to build the bridges and...

    $360.00

  12. Horse Lamp

    Horse Lamp

    Designed by Front for Moooi in 2006, the life-size Horse Lamp is polyester and sports a lamp shade, as all good horses do.

    $7523.00

  13. Big Bang Chandelier

    Big Bang Chandelier

    The Big Bang Chandelier has a powerfully structural luminous body, characterized by a play of shadow and light. It provides an intense, vivid and direct light and an airy appearance. Available in...

    $1374.00

  14. AJ Table Lamp

    AJ Table Lamp

    Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and tilting head. AJ Table creates direct and angled illumination.

    $812.00

  15. Aeros Pendant

    Aeros Pendant

    Designed by Ross Lovegrove for Louis Poulsen, Aeros is an ethereal, floating object with an exquisitely perforated surface at once luminous and shielded. Aeros exudes a mystique reminiscent of...

    $3100.00

  16. Dear Ingo Chandelier

    Dear Ingo Chandelier

    The Dear Ingo challenges preconceptions about everyday objects. Composed from 16 individual task lamps, the whole creates a dynamic chandelier. The spots can be directed, and the shape of the...

    $3429.00

  17. The View From Phoenix
    Travel Reports

    The View From Phoenix

    Earlier this week, I spent two days in Phoenix, reporting a story for Dwell's upcoming December/January issue. My second afternoon, local architects Cy Keener and Jay Atherton offered to take me on...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.30.10

  18. Bebop Sofa

    Bebop Sofa

    Sixty-some years ago while Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker were improvising their way toward a 
new style of jazz, Milanese designer Cini Boeri was cutting her teeth at architecture school, and...

  19. Events this Weekend: 7.29-8.1
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 7.29-8.1

    This week brings fresh designs ideas from Bay Area students—including how to reuse the Bay Bridge once it goes out of service in 2013—as well as 25 years of Pixar animations, the first...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.29.10

  20. The Full Spectrum: Seize sur Vingt

    The Full Spectrum: Seize sur Vingt

    In the second of of a three-part video series on color theory, senior editor Aaron Britt visits designer James Jurney, founder and owner of Soho boutique Seize sur Vingt, to discuss the role of...

    07.29.10

  21. Arcata Rug

    Arcata Rug

    Did Charpin have the Humboldt County hippie stronghold in mind when he designed this hand-tufted wool rug? The doodle-like intersecting lines betray the influence of Arcata’s premier cash crop.

  22. Salaam Mumbai
    House Tours

    Salaam Mumbai

    Seeking to harmoniously integrate a modern aesthetic into the varied architectural vernaculars of Mumbai, India, the Brooklyn-based firm Khanna Schultz (made up of the wife-and-husband team of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Edmund Sumner
    07.28.10

  23. Striking Angular Cottage in Connecticut
    House Tours

    Striking Angular Cottage in Connecticut

    What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New Haven architects breathed new architectural life into the property they...

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    07.28.10

  24. John Madin: Birmingham Mod

    John Madin: Birmingham Mod

    Continuing in the vein of highlighting the modern design of yesteryear in the north of England, here is a BBC documentary from 1965 focused on the leading modernist of Birmingham, John Madin....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.28.10

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