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  1. Architecture Delivery to Rwanda
    House Tours

    Architecture Delivery to Rwanda

    With nearly ten million people, Rwanda is Africa’s most densely populated country -- yet it boasts fewer than ten architecture firms within its borders.  As one of the most pressing...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Ebbe Strathairn
    04.01.10

  2. Dwell's Color Palettes

    Dwell's Color Palettes

    Dwell founder Lara Hedberg Deam continues to present her custom-created modern color palettes featuring Ralph Lauren Paint.

    04.01.10

  3. Events this Weekend: 4.1-4.4
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 4.1-4.4

    Though this weekend sees the last days of exhibits at the Museum of Arts and Design and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, both in New York, it also brings the beginnings of shows in London...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.01.10

  4. Main Chaude Oven Mit

    Main Chaude Oven Mit

    Without the oven mitt, fingertips would be forever singed, palms would bear the wounds of meals made over a hot stove, and handling hot pots and pans would be an act of faith. Fortunately, these...

    $15.00

  5. Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening

    Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening

    Thomas Hayes, the founder of Noho Modern, reopens his doors as Thomas Hayes Gallery with a continued focus on mid-century decorative arts from modern Brazilian masters—Sergio Rodrigues, Jose...

    03.31.10

  6. Omer Arbel
    Interviews

    Omer Arbel

    Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure. Most recently he designed both the the medals for the 2010 Winter Olympics and and the...

    03.31.10

  7. Learnings from Nantucket
    Essay

    Learnings from Nantucket

    I am looking at my favorite photograph of my summer house in Nantucket. It is not a particularly pretty picture. It was taken on a cloudy and gray day. You cannot see the beach, or the moors, or...

    written by: Anne Trubek
    photos by: Anne Trubek
    03.31.10

  8. Dwell Homes Collection Webinar

    Dwell Homes Collection Webinar

    Here’s your invitation to learn about the Dwell Homes Collection during a special LIVE online webinar presented by Lindal Cedar Homes and the designer, Joel Turkel of Turkel Design....

    03.30.10

  9. Betel Restaurant
    Travel Reports

    Betel Restaurant

    Restaurant openings have slowed down considerably here in New York in the past year, as I am sure it has everywhere. So it was a great treat to visit Betel, a just opened Thai restaurant in the...

    03.30.10

  10. Water: Our Thirsty World

    Water: Our Thirsty World

    The Annenberg Space for Photography presents an exhibit examining the precarious state of the world’s fresh water.  Coinciding with National Geographic’s special issue "...

    03.30.10

  11. Penguin Soap Dispenser

    Penguin Soap Dispenser

    It seems there are lots of specialty shops popping up lately that offer a chance to buy household supplies, especially of the environmentally-fiendly ilk—cleansers, shampoos, and such&mdash...

    $16.00

  12. 12 Sofas

    12 Sofas

    We've combed through our archives to revisit an easy dozen of our favorite pieces, running the gamut from prim and proper to supple and slouchy.

    03.30.10

  13. 2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa
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    2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa

    Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the 2010 Pritzker Prize. The pair (just the second duo to win the Pritzker Prize)...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.29.10

  14. Home Sweat Home
    Essay

    Home Sweat Home

    The land we purchased—a little less than 40 acres in the Floyd County foothills of southwestern Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains—is the hilly, unfarmable center of several large...

    written by: Cy Merkezas
    03.29.10

  15. Superstructures in Space

    Superstructures in Space

    Some of the coolest architecture in the world is actually off-world: hovering above us in space, placed into orbit by international space programs both public and private. These satellites and...

    $39.95

  16. The Philip Johnson Tapes

    The Philip Johnson Tapes

    This new collection of interviews, conducted by Robert A. M. Stern and edited by Kazys Varnelis, gives us a glimpse of a more personal side to the Pritzker Prize–winning American architect...

    $40.00

  17. Updating Germany: 100 Projects for a Better Future

    Updating Germany: 100 Projects for a Better Future

    The United States needs a guide like this: 100 often sarcastic, frequently impossible, but reliably thought-provoking ideas for urban and architectural improvements throughout Germany. Proposing...

    $45.00

  18. Strike a Pose: Eccentric Architecture and Spectacular Spaces

    Strike a Pose: Eccentric Architecture and Spectacular Spaces

    It’s rare that a book about self-described “eccentric architecture” is worth taking a look at, but Strike a Pose is a refreshing exception. Want surging roof lines, heaving...

    $89.00

  19. Behind the Scenes: Dwell Reports
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    Behind the Scenes: Dwell Reports

    As the photo editor at Dwell, one of best things I get to do is go on set and art direct shoots. It’s always an exciting process of creating, tweaking, and finalizing an idea or concept and...

    written by: Amy Silberman
    03.29.10

  20. Illustrator Mike Perry
    Interviews

    Illustrator Mike Perry

    Mike Perry knows how to fill a page--and beginning this week, he's filling a 2,800-square-foot exhibition space at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. The Brooklyn-based illustrator and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.29.10

  21. Neverend Clock

    Neverend Clock

    We've been big fans of Kitsune Noir's creative collaborations (and the culture blog by the same name, run by Bobby Solomon) for a while now, so it's no surprise that his latest endeavor is so...

    $198.00

  22. Plane Toy

    Plane Toy

    Suspended from the ceiling as an aeronautic decoration or swooping around in the hands of your little one, this lacquered wood plane from Normann Copenhagen is a toy that takes good ol' imagination...

    $46.00

  23. Tech Styles
    Design 101

    Tech Styles

    Matilda McQuaid is the head of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s Textiles Department: ...

    03.27.10

  24. La Via Lattea Cheese Knives

    La Via Lattea Cheese Knives

    Attention turophiles! Specially designed to slice through your favorite hard and soft cheeses, this set of knives for Alessi will make serving goudas, bries, and manchegos a breeze. The collection...

    $42.00

  25. 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

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