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  1. All Roads Lead to Home
    Essay

    All Roads Lead to Home

    Davy Rothbart is the editor of Found magazine, a frequent contributor to public radio’s This American Life, and author of the story collection The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas. His...

    written by: Davy Rothbart
    03.27.10

  2. Sew Awesome
    Design 101

    Sew Awesome

    “Who we are arises directly from what our bodies can do,” writes Richard Sennett in his recent book, The Craftsman. In his spirited defense of how making material things can enlarge...

    03.26.10

  3. Let’s Get Small
    Design 101

    Let’s Get Small

    Hammers and nails are out, friends, and as the (patent) pending nanotech revolution shows, manufacturing is on the eve of the atom.

    03.26.10

  4. Absolutely Fabricated
    Design 101

    Absolutely Fabricated

    We talked to a handful of movers and makers to see what's in store for the wider manufacturing world.

    03.26.10

  5. Slag Solution
    Design 101

    Slag Solution

    Enter Serious Materials and its EcoRock drywall. EcoRock is not all-natural drywall—–that would be called “wood”—–but it is an attempt to do away with wasteful...

    03.26.10

  6. Wall of Shame
    Design 101

    Wall of Shame

    It started out as a great idea: Do away with wet-plaster wall construction, which required multiple workers taking days or weeks to plaster a house (and weeks or months for the plaster to set). So,...

    03.26.10

  7. Plus Bedding

    Plus Bedding

    Swap your Zs for +s. They'll make a nice addition to any boudoir.  

    $52.00

  8. Heather Bedding

    Heather Bedding

    These are sheer simplicity in a muted tone. The Heathered grey yarns woven into a soft cotton percale offer a nice bit of texture in a neutral hue.

    $55.00

  9. Porter Bedding

    Porter Bedding

    The Yankees aren't the only ones who look good in pinstripes; this set of bedding from Unison is a handsome pick.  

    $24.00

  10. On One Hand Bedding

    On One Hand Bedding

    For those active sleepers who annoy their bunkmates, this clever duvet keeps the fight mano a mano.  

    $275.00

  11. Oneway Bedding

    Oneway Bedding

    Oneway is an understated option for those who prefer to let the rest of their bedroom decor do the talking. Soft 200tc 100% certified organically grown cotton percale

    $40.00

  12. Friday Finds 3.26.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 3.26.2010

    We humbly offer our favorite links from the week, and we've got a little something for everyone: videos, archival photographs, DIY projects, sneak-attack drawings, and more.

    03.26.10

  13. Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens
    Interviews

    Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens

    Yesterday Frank Muytjens, head designer of menswear at J. Crew, came to San Francisco and we met up down at Sam's Grill for lunch. Though mass-market menswear isn't exactly Dwell's standard design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.26.10

  14. Muji Compact Sofa

    Muji Compact Sofa

    There's no reason that saving space and saving money must come at the expense of stylish living. Muji's compact sofa is sans-arms and super suitable for a tight-squeeze apartment or small guest...

    $327.50

  15. Cultivating Appreciation
    Essay

    Cultivating Appreciation

    Sixty years ago it was Mies, Alvar, and Lou. Today it’s Zaha, Rem, and Renzo.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.25.10

  16. Underground House in Seoul
    House Tours

    Underground House in Seoul

    Architect Byoung Soo Cho’s Earth House is quite possibly one of the classiest dugouts ever built. Set amid peaceful woods and rice fields an hour east of Seoul, Korea, the subterranean...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Wooseop Hwang
    03.25.10

  17. Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28

    This weekend, check out the work of Dwell contributors and featured architects in exhibits around the world as well as new work by the Museum of Modern Art's architects-in-residence.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.25.10

  18. Angle Shelf

    Angle Shelf

    What makes the Angle Shelf unique isn't necessarily what you choose to display on top, but instead what lies beneath: a geometric 3D form, sleek, structural and stuck to the wall. The bamboo...

  19. RIBA Winners
    Post

    RIBA Winners

    I was down in the mailroom today when I spied a copy of Architecture 09: RIBA Buildings of the Year, edited by Tony Chapman, which came out at the end of last year. Whenever I'm hard...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.24.10

  20. Site Specifics: Tallinn, Estonia

    Site Specifics: Tallinn, Estonia

    Since the fall of the USSR, Tallinn has managed to look unblinkingly to the future while still retaining vital elements of its past. A hotbed of northern art and design encircling a UNESCO World...

    03.24.10

  21. Coming Home

    Coming Home

    Famed photographer Bruce Weber branches out into the world of video with this fun-filled romp for Dedon's new outdoor collection.

    03.24.10

  22. Sound Design
    Essay

    Sound Design

    Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) by suggesting the entire museum be torn down and replaced. There...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    03.24.10

  23. Lumadessa Print

    Lumadessa Print

    Super deal alert! Maine-based artist Josh Brill is having a dot sale on some of his fantastic Flora Fauna prints. $10 will get you an 8"x10" that's the quality of the regular limited...

    $10.00

  24. Emiliano Granado
    Interviews

    Emiliano Granado

    Although photographer Emiliano Granado only took to the camera five years ago, he quickly mastered the arts of spatial and social portraiture. After taking courses at New York’s International...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.23.10

  25. A Complex Story
    Essay

    A Complex Story

    My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965. The building, which grew out of his bachelor’s thesis, came to be regarded as one of the...

    written by: Oren Safdie
    03.23.10

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