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  1. Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design
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    Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design

    Released at the end of last month, Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design by the Art Institute of Chicago's design curator Zoë Ryan is a fine addition to the growing literature on the excellent...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.07.10

  2. Michelle Lord
    Interviews

    Michelle Lord

    Michelle Lord is a visual artist based in Birmingham, England. For the UK’s Architecture Week 2007, she produced an ambitious architectural model based on Jorge Luis Borges’s story ...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.07.10

  3. Greg Sharp of BSB Design
    Profiles

    Greg Sharp of BSB Design

    BSB Design was established in 1966 in Des Moines, Iowa, as a small architectural firm with a grand mission statement: Every family deserves to live in an architect-designed home. Forty-plus years...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.07.10

  4. Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Encompassing Albers' career from 1917 to 1973, this exhibition begins with four early self-portrait prints and follows to a group of boldly abstract compositions from Albers' tenure at Germany's...

    01.07.10

  5. New Energy-Saving Gadgets from CES
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    New Energy-Saving Gadgets from CES

    The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing in Vegas and there are lots of reports coming from the blogosphere about new energy-saving devices for the home. One early peek from Engadget looks at...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.07.10

  6. 58° Salt and Pepper Shakers

    58° Salt and Pepper Shakers

    These porcelain and cork salt and pepper shakers were named for the latitude where Denmark meets Norway, but designed for the dining table at the intersection of mashed potatoes and green beans. We...

    $44.00

  7. Stephen Burks
    Interviews

    Stephen Burks

    For years there’s been a divide between manufactured first-world luxury items and handmade third-world crafts, but industrial designer Stephen Burks believes that the future of design lies...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.06.10

  8. Detour: Art, Architecture, Cities

    Detour: Art, Architecture, Cities

    As a closing event to Detour, a traveling exhibition documenting notable architecture and design along 18 Norwegian national tourist routes, this symposium features an afternoon panel with...

    01.06.10

  9. Snøhetta: architecture

    Snøhetta: architecture

    The exhibition offers insights into the design and construction of the firm’s most important works, including the celebrated Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, the recently...

    01.06.10

  10. Marmitta Roaster from Kahler
    Product

    Marmitta Roaster from Kahler

    Now that we're headlong into the thick of winter, and very well may have a little extra holiday cash to spend, little is more appealing that a hardy soup in a pulchritudinous pot. Designed in 2008...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.06.10

  11. Mini Mania
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    Mini Mania

    During the holidays a friend sent me a link to these pendants of miniature classic mid-century modern chairs. The tiny metal necklaces include the Mies Barcelona chairs, Eames molded plywood,...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.06.10

  12. Picture Keyboard Alphabet Stickers

    Picture Keyboard Alphabet Stickers

    Pencils are practically passé for modern kids, who are no doubt learning their way around a keyboard as soon as they can sing the alphabet song. Typing can be tough to master but qwerty...

    $15.00

  13. Leather-and-Metal Desk

    Leather-and-Metal Desk

    Created by George Nelson for Herman Miller around 1952, this desk features a hidden drawer with a three-tiered shelving system on one side and a perforated metal basket on the other. Twin sliding...

  14. Maple Desk

    Maple Desk

    Florence Knoll designed this three-drawer piece in 1949—it was one of her earlier mass-produced creations. It features a single pedestal and tapering legs. It has been restored, and it's in...

    $2400.00

  15. French Postal Desk

    French Postal Desk

    Sporting perforated metal shelving and an attached stool on wheels, this late-nineteenth-century desk has one tiny slide-out drawer and though it certainly shows its age, it's a superb example of...

  16. Dutch Desk

    Dutch Desk

    Designed in the 1950s, this piece features unrestored distressed pencil-case steel legs and a laminate top in excellent condition. The drawer is oak, as is the edging around the laminate top. The...

    $1750.00

  17. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    For the last of four custom color palettes inspired by Corbusier's 1930s book, Polychromie Architecturale, Dwell founder Lara Deam selected Ralph Lauren's Bicycle Yellow as a vibrant counterpoin...

    01.05.10

  18. Womb Chair Linocut

    Womb Chair Linocut

    Ah, to have a Womb of one's own. For those who can't afford to curl up in Eero Saarinen's classic easy chair, consider adorning your wall with Eric Rewitzer's black and white linocut; It's the same...

    $25.00

  19. 7 Modern Nightstand Options
    Product Reviews

    7 Modern Nightstand Options

    Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big dreams, and small specs, till the morning light.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.04.10

  20. Rian End Table

    Rian End Table

    Even with all the work that needed to be done, the house had some wonderful moments—like this corner window in the master bedroom. The roof of the area below will become a deck. Stay tuned for Post...

    $1325.00

  21. Platner Side Table

    Platner Side Table

    Designed in the 1960s, this iconic piece features vertical steel wire rods welded to circular horizontal and edge-framing rods. Available in a variety of sizes.

    $930.00

  22. Defile Nightstand

    Defile Nightstand

    Available in a wood finish, matte lacquer or gloss lacquer.

    $1030.00

  23. Loo & Improved
    Finishing Touch

    Loo & Improved

    When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a nearly 120-year-old home in Brookline, Massachusetts, they made “all sorts...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.04.10

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