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  1. Ten Walks/Two Talks performance

    Ten Walks/Two Talks performance

    Andy Fitch and Jon Cotner are having three performances for their book Ten Walks/Two Talks in the Bay Area. The book combines a series of sixty-minute, sixty-sentence walks around Manhattan...

    04.19.10

  2. Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2010
    Travel Reports

    Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2010

    This weekend, an estimated 35,000 designers, manufacturers, retailers, and press descended on Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center to see the latest, greatest, and greenest in kitchen and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.19.10

  3. Milan 2010: Day Three—Eurocucina
    Travel Reports

    Milan 2010: Day Three—Eurocucina

    On the third day of the 2010 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we devoted an entire day to Eurocucina, which is a fair-within-a-fair that appears in Milan every two years. Manufacturers, architects...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.19.10

  4. Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening
    Event Spotlight

    Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening

    The opening exhibition of Thomas Hayes Gallery in Hollywood embodies the showroom’s renewed focus on art, with works by artists representing an array of generations, backgrounds, mediums and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.18.10

  5. EMU Ivy Chair

    EMU Ivy Chair

    For the avid gardener, ivy is more foe than friend. Not so for the avid sitter, for whom the powder-coated Ivy is instead an invitation to outdoor relaxation.

    $2109.00

  6. Sunny Memories
    Event Spotlight

    Sunny Memories

    Gathering solar energy doesn't need to be a process sequestered to the roof. To demonstrate the varied uses of a new dye solar cell invented at the University of Art and Design Lausanne (EPFL) in...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.17.10

  7. Revival of the Fittest
    Shops

    Revival of the Fittest

    Located at the ever-shifting intersection of design, fine art, and craft, R 20th Century has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a small vintage boutique in Brooklyn over a decade ago....

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Martien Mulder
    04.17.10

  8. Offcut Stool

    Offcut Stool

    Some poisonous insects and traffic cones employ fluorescent orange to great effect as a not-so-subtle warning to keep clear. For the Offcut stool, however, the eye-popping color is an open...

  9. 111 Navy Chair
    Product

    111 Navy Chair

    I've been lucky enough to visit Emeco's Pennsylvania factory where their iconic chairs are made by hand. It was a religious experience for me, a person with a sick chair fetish. I've also been...

    04.16.10

  10. Other Space Odysseys
    Event Spotlight

    Other Space Odysseys

    Last week, Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Alessandro Poli opened at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, Quebec. The exhibition explores solutions for space travel...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.16.10

  11. Ogle Pendant Lamp

    Ogle Pendant Lamp

    Any amateur dramatist can live in the spotlight. Form Us With Love’s Ogle pendant casts a soft LED beam on your domestic soundstage, setting the scene for the story of your life.

  12. Critics Love Critics
    House Tours

    Critics Love Critics

    The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this week, with the prize for commentary going to Sarah Kaufman, a dance writer, of the Washington Post. I was heartened immediately that a dance writer took...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.15.10

  13. Milan, 2010: Day Two
    Travel Reports

    Milan, 2010: Day Two

    On our second day in Milan, we gathered our wits and plunged headfirst into Salone Internazionale del Mobile—the largest furniture fair in the world. Held at the Fiera Milano, the fair is...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.15.10

  14. Deer Table

    Deer Table

    Deer’s sculpted steel frame and enameled glass surface are more refined than a plastic patio set, and this backyard-ready table will also weather wind, rain, and a tornado of ketchup and...

  15. Events this Weekend: 4.15-4.18
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 4.15-4.18

    This week, we're on the road. Jordan Kushins, Sam Grawe, and Amanda Dameron are traipsing around Milan at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and I'm in Chicago for the Kitchen and Bath Industry...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.15.10

  16. Sky Small
    House Tours

    Sky Small

    Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the building on which it&rsquo...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: John Clark
    04.14.10

  17. Backpack Sofa by Quinze&Milan
    Product

    Backpack Sofa by Quinze&Milan

    Being a sucker for a good backpack, I was turned on when I saw the images from the collaboration between Eastpak, the venerable backpack brand, and Quinze & Milan, the Belgium-based design...

    04.14.10

  18. Milan, 2010: Day One
    Travel Reports

    Milan, 2010: Day One

    We three weary travelers (Dwell's editor-in-chief, Sam Grawe, assistant editor Jordan Kushins, and I) have landed in Milan and are ready to begin reporting on the sights and scene at the 2010...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.14.10

  19. Heavy Desk Light

    Heavy Desk Light

    When deadlines loom and focused concentration is essential, look for illumination from Benjamin Hubert’s Heavy lamp. The hand-cast-concrete fixture will sit at your workspace in similarly...

  20. A Nomadic Future for the Walking House
    Post

    A Nomadic Future for the Walking House

    From gypsies to migrant workers to families in RVs, nomadism has been a constant societal fringe condition throughout the course of history. While most people will cast aside a culture of...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    04.14.10

  21. Cuban Architecture: A Historical Legacy

    Cuban Architecture: A Historical Legacy

    A conference on Cuban architecture will be held in New York on Saturday, May 15, 2010, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the Cooper Union on the occasion of the Ninth Annual Congress of the Cuban Cultural...

    04.13.10

  22. Wattis Institute Presents: The Way Beyond Art: Sunny Memories

    Wattis Institute Presents: The Way Beyond Art: Sunny Memories

    This is the first in a series of projects titled The Way Beyond Art, starting in spring 2010, in which a faculty member from any of CCA's programs presents a one-week exhibition in the Wattis...

    04.13.10

  23. The Great Compression
    House Tours

    The Great Compression

    In Auckland, New Zealand, architect Michael O’Sullivan and his partner Melissa Schollum braved a miniscule budget, withering looks from friends, and nasty nail-gun injuries to design and...

    written by: Jeremy Hansen
    photos by: Patrick Reynolds
    04.13.10

  24. Q & A with Patrick Reymond
    Interviews

    Q & A with Patrick Reymond

    Partnership is imperative for Swiss designer Patrick Reymond, 
who runs the design studio Atelier Oï with longtime collaborators Aurel Aebi and Armand Louis. Working out of a repurposed motel...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.13.10

  25. Graphic Europe
    Books

    Graphic Europe

    "We are designers. We notice things in a different way to other people." That's roughly the ethos that defines the Detour section of Dwell, and the expressed driving force behind the new...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.10

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