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  1. 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

  2. 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...

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. A la carte Kitchen System

    A la carte Kitchen System

    Preparing lunch or a square meal comes naturally with A la carte. This self-contained modular kitchen can be packed up to follow you on the move.

  10. First Works
    Books

    First Works

    Chronicling the eponymous exhibition from earlier this year at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, First Works: Emerging Architectural Experimentation of the 1960s and...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.12.10

  11. From Brown to Green
    Green

    From Brown to Green

    Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building­—and saw fertile ground for a unique, eco-minded new home.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Lorne Bridgman
    04.12.10

  12. Richard Schulman
    Interviews

    Richard Schulman

    I met photographer Richard Schulman and his wife, Barbara, a few years back and instantly developed a friendship with them. Their love of design and architecture is infectious—they eat, sleep...

    04.12.10

  13. Shanghai Togo

    Shanghai Togo

    Playing with the scale of pixels is a specialty of Spanish-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga, and the diminutive digital unit gets its due on Shanghai. The fabric—a Ligne Roset exclusive&mdash...

  14. Enamel Vessels

    Enamel Vessels

    Like the Stooges, bears, and wise men before them, Tom Dixon’s enamel vessels—Trio, Quad, and Pentad—join the ranks of illustrious threesomes. The cast-iron containers can rest...

  15. Urban Land Institute 2010 Awards
    House Tours

    Urban Land Institute 2010 Awards

    From over 170 entries, 17 finalists—from Thin Flats, an eight-unit green residential infil project in Philadelphia, to the Vancouver Convention Centre West, which opened for the 2010 Olympics...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.10.10

  16. Bean Rocker

    Bean Rocker

    It's a little bit crazy to think about how much time we spend sitting, each and every day: on the bus, at our desk, on the couch, up in bed. It's even more mind-blowing to ponder how poor our...

    $170.00

  17. Friday Finds 4.9.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 4.9.2010

    We present our favorite discoveries garnered from the past week of Internet trawling, spotlighting interesting digital tidbits. Today's offering includes new Universal Design creations for the...

    04.09.10

  18. Überblick by Thomas Heinser
    Event Spotlight

    Überblick by Thomas Heinser

    Though the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridge are certainly the most famous, there are in fact seven bridges that span the wide waters of the San Francisco Bay. German photographer Thomas Heinser has...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Thomas Heinser
    04.09.10

  19. World Nomads Lebanon

    World Nomads Lebanon

    World Nomads, FIAF’s annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue ...

    04.09.10

  20. Speed and Glamour: Early Automobiles and New York City

    Speed and Glamour: Early Automobiles and New York City

    New York City played an important role in making the automobile an icon of modernism. Join Phil Patton, automobile design expert and co-curator of the Museum's exhibition Cars, Culture, and the...

    04.09.10

  21. Echo Chamber
    My House

    Echo Chamber

    After architectural designers Louis Molina and Laurent Turin of Good Idea Studio revamped a tiny, dilapidated 1923 clapboard house in 2004, they moved their Los Angeles office into the ground...

    written by: Emily Young
    photos by: Heather Culp
    04.09.10

  22. Stuck Inside of Somerville
    Essay

    Stuck Inside of Somerville

    In the late winter of 2003, I watched out my window as a fuel truck idled below, belching black smoke. A hose, snaking through the frozen grass, stretched from the back of the truck to the side of...

    written by: Pagan Kennedy
    04.08.10

  23. Events this Weekend: 4.8-4.11
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 4.8-4.11

    Clear your calendar: It's a weekend of closings in the architecture and design gallery scene.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.08.10

  24. Wooden Carpet

    Wooden Carpet

    Splinter shag or timber berber it ain’t. Far more than mere decoration, the intricate geometric pattern of veneer offcuts gives this wooden textile its surprisingly flexible tactile appeal.

  25. Epic Eames Auction Tomorrow
    Event Spotlight

    Epic Eames Auction Tomorrow

    In the unlikely event you really haven't got enough Eames in your life, the Chicago auction house Wright is opening bidding tomorrow, April 8th, on a pretty large selection of Charles and Ray's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.07.10

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