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  1. SFMOMA Live Art: Rebecca Solnit's Infinite City

    SFMOMA Live Art: Rebecca Solnit's Infinite City

    From July through December 2010, SFMOMA's Live Art program invites San Francisco's own Rebecca Solnit to lead a thematic tour of the Bay Area with Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, a printing...

    07.15.10

  2. Southampton Animal Shelter Charity Auction

    Southampton Animal Shelter Charity Auction

    Every month, thousands of readers reach to Dwell Magazine to learn how to make the most of modern living. Now, you can spotlight your business with a full-page, four-color ad in Dwell Magazine Oct....

    07.15.10

  3. Vapur Water Bottle Design

    Vapur Water Bottle Design

    VAPUR® a foldable, flexible, reusable eco-friendly water bottle is teaming up with Dwell magazine and Opportunity Green to sponsor the Vapur “Thirst For Design” Competition. The...

    07.15.10

  4. Events this Weekend: 7.15-7.18
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 7.15-7.18

    Our headquarters and our hearts are always in San Francisco. This week, we showcase three exhibitions opening and closing in the Bay Area to lure you to our favorite place in the country.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.15.10

  5. Pieces from a Larger Puzzle
    Travel Reports

    Pieces from a Larger Puzzle

    “Pieces from a Larger Puzzle,” an exhibition at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura—a 1950s building in Westwood designed by Robert Alexander, Richard Neutra’s partner—of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.14.10

  6. Hong Kong's Upper House Hotel
    Hotels

    Hong Kong's Upper House Hotel

    In Hong Kong, we had the opportunity to check out the new Upper House hotel. Every bit of the hotel was designed by Andre Fu, the 35-year-old founder of the burgeoning Hong Kong firm AFSO—...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.14.10

  7. Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

    Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

    Counter Space explores the twentieth-century transformation of the kitchen and highlights MoMA’s recent acquisition of an unusually complete example of the iconic “Frankfurt Kitchen,...

    07.14.10

  8. Avenue Road
    Travel Reports

    Avenue Road

    From the “Make Your Own Luck” desk: In June, the Toronto- and New York-based architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg opened the new furniture showroom-cum-gallery they designed for...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Chiun-Kai Shih
    07.13.10

  9. The Glass House
    Travel Reports

    The Glass House

    Last month I was lucky enough to catch a viewing of The Glass House, a wonderful play that told the story of both Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson's glass houses. I caught up with the...

    07.13.10

  10. Odd Size Measuring Spoons

    Odd Size Measuring Spoons

    For the exacting chef who doesn't yet trust eyeing mini measurements, these odd size spoons will come in quite handy. We wouldn't have guessed that a pinch is, in fact, less than an eighth of a...

    $15.95

  11. Villa La Roche
    Travel Reports

    Villa La Roche

    Nestled in a leafy alleyway in Paris's famous 16th arrondissement, Villa La Roche is a prime reflection of modernist architecture in France.  Built between 1923 and 1925 by Le Corbusier, it...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    07.13.10

  12. Jason Pontius on Blog Themes
    The Argument

    Jason Pontius on Blog Themes

    Recently I had the idea of asking a well-placed, well-respected web designer who understands the vagaries of design, branding, and getting information across, to have a look at the themes on...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.12.10

  13. Polka Beetle Tile

    Polka Beetle Tile

    We've long been big fans of Xenia Taler's folksy decorative tiles, and a recent quick browse through her site has only fueled our adoration. Xenia's designs are hand-colored on her partner Steven...

    $35.00

  14. B-Set

    B-Set

    Hella Jongerius designed this beautiful seven-part porcelain dinner service set for Royal Tichelaar Makkum, a Dutch company that has been producing ceramics for over four centuries. Each piece in...

  15. Fluoro Shade

    Fluoro Shade

    Though it looks like Flouro's polycarbonate shade could illuminate a room on it's own, it is, indeed, fitted for a bulb. Tom Dixon is quite fond of the eye-catching color, and it can be found on...

    $465.00

  16. Taraxacum '88 S

    Taraxacum '88 S

    Achille Castiglioni's Taraxacum '88 was named for the ethereal dandelion, and the 60 transparent bulbs that adorn the polished aluminum icosahdron are truly luminous when switched on. It's a...

    $4984.00

  17. Non-Random Light

    Non-Random Light

    While Moooi's Random light resembled a Jackson Pollack painting in orb form, the Non-Random—also by Dutch designer Bertjan Pot—looks a bit more like a finely wound skein of wool. The...

    $623.00

  18. Le Soleil

    Le Soleil

    Introduced in Milan last year but now available for purchase in the US, Vicente Garcia Jimenez's Le Soliel is a pendant that lights below from above and above from below. The polycarbonate tiers...

    $1551.00

  19. V Pendant

    V Pendant

    For those who are after more than just light, V will cast cool geometric shadows through its polycarbonate slats.

    $3235.00

  20. PH Snowball

    PH Snowball

    Maestro-of-lighting Poul Henningsen designed the PH Snowball in 1924, and its glare-free radiance is just as clear today. The aluminum shades are placed at just the right angles to ensure even...

    $2244.00

  21. Caravaggio Pendant

    Caravaggio Pendant

    There's something striking about this drawn steel pendant. The glossy, opaque shade casts light down, but shines on the cord above as well.

    $275.00

  22. Le Klint Pendant 161

    Le Klint Pendant 161

    Le Klint's classic sculptural pendants are offered in a variety of hand-folded shapes. Designed by architect Poul Christiansen in the late 1960s, the style holds up to date, and the PVC material is...

    $427.00

  23. Secto 4201

    Secto 4201

    Finnish birch becomes slatted shade for Seppo Koho's Secto 4201 pendant. Like V from Arturo Alvarez, this will cast linear shadows and ambient light.

    $750.00

  24. Miconos Suspension

    Miconos Suspension

    The slightly askew bulb laid bare gives Miconos its visual interest, casting light directly from the incandescent through the transparent glass shade.

    $625.00

  25. Neutra Suspension

    Neutra Suspension

    With a 35.4 inch diameter, Kartell's Neutra is best suited to a room with some serious square footage. The polycarbonate frame is available in black or white.

    $1075.00

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