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  1. Friday Finds 7.9.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 7.9.2010

    Lotsa good stuff today: things to watch, things to do, things to covet. We're also excited to share the very first Friday Find contributed by our brand-spanking-new editor, Jaime Gross! Here's to...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.09.10

  2. Iron Bottle Opener

    Iron Bottle Opener

    Our recent trip down to Los Angeles for Dwell on Design allowed us a little time to stroll around Abbot Kinney in Venice, and one of our favorite stops was a small shop called Tortoise. If you live...

    $18.00

  3. Video: Reimagining SFMOMA
    House Tours

    Video: Reimagining SFMOMA

    I visited the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art this weekend to see the recently installed Fisher Collection show Calder to Warhol and I was entranced by this video running in the lobby....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.08.10

  4. Dune Furniture Summer Sale

    Dune Furniture Summer Sale

    From July 15th to the 26th, Dune is hosting its annual summer sale. 20 percent of all new furniture and rug orders and up to 70 percent off selected floor samples.

    07.08.10

  5. Events this Weekend: 7.8-7.11
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 7.8-7.11

    This week we bring you five exhibits worthy of getting you Out and About. From San Francisco to New York, we've got you covered.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.08.10

  6. Colombina Oil and Vinegar Set

    Colombina Oil and Vinegar Set

    Keep the grocery store bottles in the cupboard and pour your oil and vinegar into something a little sleeker. This glass set from Alessi comes on a melamine tray for table-ready transport, while...

  7. 2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    More than 6,000 landscape architecture professionals from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Washington, D.C. September 10–13 for the American Society of Landscape Architects...

    07.07.10

  8. Rietveld’s Universe

    Rietveld’s Universe

    This exhibition is centered around Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1888-1964), most known for his Red-Blue Chair and the Schroeder House. Focusing attention on Rietveld's persona...

    07.07.10

  9. David Carlson
    Interviews

    David Carlson

    “I’m not particularly interested in ‘design,’” says David Carlson, a man who has spent much of his career focused on the subject. “I see it as more of a cultural...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    07.07.10

  10. London Skyline Coasters

    London Skyline Coasters

    The London Festival of Architecture partnered with Transport for London to launch the "New London Skyline" competition, and the results have just been announched. Look closely at winner...

    £12.99

  11. Works by Maira Kalman
    Profiles

    Works by Maira Kalman

    Last week painter and illustrator Maira Kalman was in San Francisco to kick off the Contemporary Jewish Museum's run of her new show Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (Of a Crazy World). I ...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.06.10

  12. Foodprint Toronto

    Foodprint Toronto

    Foodprint Toronto is the second in a series of international conversations about food and the city. With the Toronto Board of Health having just formally adopted a new city-wide food strategy, the...

    07.06.10

  13. The Model Architect
    Event Spotlight

    The Model Architect

    Timothy Richards of Bath, England, turned his love of design into a cottage industry. He makes architectural models—not from cardboard, blocks or foam core, but from strong British Gypsum...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    07.06.10

  14. Good Deal: The RTA Dwell Stool

    Good Deal: The RTA Dwell Stool

    Semigood is offering Dwell fans a chance to snag their special-edition RTA Dwell Stool (in bright green, just for us!) at ten percent off, between now and July 11th. The piece is customizable&mdash...

    07.06.10

  15. The Tallest Cake in the World
    Travel Reports

    The Tallest Cake in the World

    To my joie de vivre, my first Sunday in Paris coincided with musée gratuit dimanche, the first Sunday of every month when museums across the city open their doors to the masses for no charge...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    07.06.10

  16. Crosstown Traffic Scarf

    Crosstown Traffic Scarf

    Yes, it's summer. Sure, many of you are most likely enjoying long balmy afternoons that shift seamlessly into warm—even steamy—evenings. Here in San Francisco, however, when the sun...

  17. Shelving System

    Shelving System

    “I have always associated Aalto’s designs, which highlight the graciousness of plain wood, with square building blocks,” says designer Naoto Fukasawa. His birch-laddered modular...

  18. Home Smart Home
    Essay

    Home Smart Home

    Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living things—with all the bells, whistles, frills, and failures.

    written by: Alessandra Bianchi
    07.04.10

  19. Delicious Storage Units

    Delicious Storage Units

    We’ve never met a hot-dog vendor we didn’t like, and neither, apparently, has French designer Mathieu Lehanneur: The classic quilted street-food cart provided inspiration for his...

  20. Guillermo Kuitca: Everything

    Guillermo Kuitca: Everything

    Buenos Aires–based artist Guillermo Kuitca (b. 1961) displays 50 large-scale paintings and 25 works on paper, incorporating influences from sculpture, architecture, theater, film, and...

    07.03.10

  21. Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations

    Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations

    This is the first museum survey of Maira Kalman’s narrative art. Working as an illustrator, author, and designer, Kalman is well known for her covers and drawings for The New Yorker, over a...

    07.03.10

  22. Bac Chair

    Bac Chair

    More than 20 years into his career, Jasper Morrison has little to prove. His designs eschew kitsch in favor of timeless qualities that speak to the nature of the object he is designing in this case...

  23. Inside the New Bay Bridge
    Travel Reports

    Inside the New Bay Bridge

    On a recent sunny San Franciscan morning, associate editor Miyoko Ohtake put on a yellow vest, protective goggles, and a hardhat to partake in a deep-access tour of the new San Francisco-Oakland...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.02.10

  24. Dwell Outdoor, 2010
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell Outdoor, 2010

    It’s quite a feat to transform the interior of a convention hall—vast and fluorescently lit—into a feel-good lounge-y space that truly brings the outside in. The Dwell on Design...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Peter Williams
    07.02.10

  25. Friday Finds 7.2.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 7.2.2010

    This week our internet proclivities include bookshelf porn, Star Wars dandies, museum blogs and rebooted illustrations for film posters past. Oh, and sweet bathroom fixtures designed by Ronan and...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.02.10

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