It's that time again! This week's fresh crop of findings include everything from typography cake to a video of a Russian cargo craft docking to station, lawn chair paintings to a four year old restaurant critic. Dig in!
Whenever we have a story in Canada, we know we can count on Alexi. The talented Montreal-based photographer Alexi Hobbs has impressed us many times here at Dwell. His honest eye has a way of capturing beautiful and quiet moments that tell a strong visual story. Read on to learn more about Alexi and his experience shooting with Dwell.
Whether it was Frank Lloyd Wright’s signature red or Le Corbusier’s favorite shade of blue, the modernists loved primary colors. Here, we’ve rounded up six of our favorite furniture pieces in the classic hues.
Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
Italian-born, New York City–based photographer Luigi Bonaventura has impressed us with his repetitious and vibrant hotel facades shot in Jesolo Beach, Venice. His intention in the series Behind the Edge is to show each structure as its Platonic ideal—as the architect imagined it. Click through to see this eye-catching graphic series that will leave you wanting more.
The bed is so much more than a place to lay your head, it's the focal point of the room and the headboard can either make or break that look. Rather than the conventional headboard, consider one of these creative alternatives from some of our favorite bedrooms featured in Dwell.
As part of Dwell on Design Artist in Residence Tanya Aguiñiga's audience-interactive atelier on the show floor, she will be creating and donating handcrafted blankets as part of “Move-in Kits” with basic furnishings to Los Angeles–area shelters. Tanya is seeking knitters from Los Angeles and beyond to send in a blanket you have created of any size, color, pattern, and material you can imagine to be a part of this endeavor. Get your knit on and bring some warmth to the recently housed.