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  1. Offcut Stool

    Offcut Stool

    Some poisonous insects and traffic cones employ fluorescent orange to great effect as a not-so-subtle warning to keep clear. For the Offcut stool, however, the eye-popping color is an open...

  2. 111 Navy Chair
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    111 Navy Chair

    I've been lucky enough to visit Emeco's Pennsylvania factory where their iconic chairs are made by hand. It was a religious experience for me, a person with a sick chair fetish. I've also been...

    04.16.10

  3. Other Space Odysseys
    Event Spotlight

    Other Space Odysseys

    Last week, Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Alessandro Poli opened at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, Quebec. The exhibition explores solutions for space travel...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.16.10

  4. Ogle Pendant Lamp

    Ogle Pendant Lamp

    Any amateur dramatist can live in the spotlight. Form Us With Love’s Ogle pendant casts a soft LED beam on your domestic soundstage, setting the scene for the story of your life.

  5. Critics Love Critics
    House Tours

    Critics Love Critics

    The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this week, with the prize for commentary going to Sarah Kaufman, a dance writer, of the Washington Post. I was heartened immediately that a dance writer took...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.15.10

  6. Milan, 2010: Day Two
    Travel Reports

    Milan, 2010: Day Two

    On our second day in Milan, we gathered our wits and plunged headfirst into Salone Internazionale del Mobile—the largest furniture fair in the world. Held at the Fiera Milano, the fair is...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.15.10

  7. Deer Table

    Deer Table

    Deer’s sculpted steel frame and enameled glass surface are more refined than a plastic patio set, and this backyard-ready table will also weather wind, rain, and a tornado of ketchup and...

  8. Events this Weekend: 4.15-4.18
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 4.15-4.18

    This week, we're on the road. Jordan Kushins, Sam Grawe, and Amanda Dameron are traipsing around Milan at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and I'm in Chicago for the Kitchen and Bath Industry...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.15.10

  9. Sky Small
    House Tours

    Sky Small

    Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the building on which it&rsquo...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: John Clark
    04.14.10

  10. Backpack Sofa by Quinze&Milan
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    Backpack Sofa by Quinze&Milan

    Being a sucker for a good backpack, I was turned on when I saw the images from the collaboration between Eastpak, the venerable backpack brand, and Quinze & Milan, the Belgium-based design...

    04.14.10

  11. Milan, 2010: Day One
    Travel Reports

    Milan, 2010: Day One

    We three weary travelers (Dwell's editor-in-chief, Sam Grawe, assistant editor Jordan Kushins, and I) have landed in Milan and are ready to begin reporting on the sights and scene at the 2010...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.14.10

  12. Heavy Desk Light

    Heavy Desk Light

    When deadlines loom and focused concentration is essential, look for illumination from Benjamin Hubert’s Heavy lamp. The hand-cast-concrete fixture will sit at your workspace in similarly...

  13. A Nomadic Future for the Walking House
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    A Nomadic Future for the Walking House

    From gypsies to migrant workers to families in RVs, nomadism has been a constant societal fringe condition throughout the course of history. While most people will cast aside a culture of...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    04.14.10

  14. Cuban Architecture: A Historical Legacy

    Cuban Architecture: A Historical Legacy

    A conference on Cuban architecture will be held in New York on Saturday, May 15, 2010, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the Cooper Union on the occasion of the Ninth Annual Congress of the Cuban Cultural...

    04.13.10

  15. Wattis Institute Presents: The Way Beyond Art: Sunny Memories

    Wattis Institute Presents: The Way Beyond Art: Sunny Memories

    This is the first in a series of projects titled The Way Beyond Art, starting in spring 2010, in which a faculty member from any of CCA's programs presents a one-week exhibition in the Wattis...

    04.13.10

  16. The Great Compression
    House Tours

    The Great Compression

    In Auckland, New Zealand, architect Michael O’Sullivan and his partner Melissa Schollum braved a miniscule budget, withering looks from friends, and nasty nail-gun injuries to design and...

    written by: Jeremy Hansen
    photos by: Patrick Reynolds
    04.13.10

  17. Q & A with Patrick Reymond
    Interviews

    Q & A with Patrick Reymond

    Partnership is imperative for Swiss designer Patrick Reymond, 
who runs the design studio Atelier Oï with longtime collaborators Aurel Aebi and Armand Louis. Working out of a repurposed motel...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.13.10

  18. Graphic Europe
    Books

    Graphic Europe

    "We are designers. We notice things in a different way to other people." That's roughly the ethos that defines the Detour section of Dwell, and the expressed driving force behind the new...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.10

  19. A la carte Kitchen System

    A la carte Kitchen System

    Preparing lunch or a square meal comes naturally with A la carte. This self-contained modular kitchen can be packed up to follow you on the move.

  20. First Works
    Books

    First Works

    Chronicling the eponymous exhibition from earlier this year at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, First Works: Emerging Architectural Experimentation of the 1960s and...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.12.10

  21. From Brown to Green
    Green

    From Brown to Green

    Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building­—and saw fertile ground for a unique, eco-minded new home.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Lorne Bridgman
    04.12.10

  22. Richard Schulman
    Interviews

    Richard Schulman

    I met photographer Richard Schulman and his wife, Barbara, a few years back and instantly developed a friendship with them. Their love of design and architecture is infectious—they eat, sleep...

    04.12.10

  23. Shanghai Togo

    Shanghai Togo

    Playing with the scale of pixels is a specialty of Spanish-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga, and the diminutive digital unit gets its due on Shanghai. The fabric—a Ligne Roset exclusive&mdash...

  24. Enamel Vessels

    Enamel Vessels

    Like the Stooges, bears, and wise men before them, Tom Dixon’s enamel vessels—Trio, Quad, and Pentad—join the ranks of illustrious threesomes. The cast-iron containers can rest...

  25. Urban Land Institute 2010 Awards
    House Tours

    Urban Land Institute 2010 Awards

    From over 170 entries, 17 finalists—from Thin Flats, an eight-unit green residential infil project in Philadelphia, to the Vancouver Convention Centre West, which opened for the 2010 Olympics...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.10.10

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