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  1. Dining Within Reach in Downtown L.A.
    Dwell on Design

    Dining Within Reach in Downtown L.A.

    When you're talking design, walking design, watching design, hearing design, touching design, feeling design, experiencing design all day long, one thing's bound to happen: You're gonna get hungry...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.25.09

  2. Dwell's Guide to Los Angeles

    Dwell's Guide to Los Angeles

    Though Dwell may be in NorCal, we still love a trip south to L.A., so take a tour with us as we map out the hot spots in one of the nation's hippest hubs. Text by Alissa Walker.

    06.24.09

  3. BIG to Design Tallinn City Hall
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    BIG to Design Tallinn City Hall

    In a unanimous decision by the jury for the international competition to design Tallinn's new City Hall, the entry from Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group was awarded first place. The civic design is...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    06.24.09

  4. Preview: Arthur Rubinfeld
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Arthur Rubinfeld

    As president of global development at Starbucks, architect Arthur Rubinfeld and his team are responsible for everything you love about your local Starbucks, minus the coffee: That's the design,...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.24.09

  5. Camping Chair

    Camping Chair

    The cartoon simplicity of these camping chairs belies the craftsmanship that went into their molded and laminated beech-wood construction. Unlike the activity from which they take their name, we...

    $3500.00

  6. The Bathroom Reinvented
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    The Bathroom Reinvented

    Who says poo is taboo? In the first episode of Dwell's new video series, The Bathroom Reinvented, Virginia Gardiner makes a case for talking candidly about the can, explaining the designer's role...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    06.23.09

  7. Q & A with Jeremy Levine
    Dwell on Design

    Q & A with Jeremy Levine

    Jeremy Levine, whose house is featured in the current issue of Dwell, took to my little Q and A with gusto, musing on physics, cinema and the merits of a warm, comfy dog. In addition to helming...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.23.09

  8. Hex Arrow Tiles

    Hex Arrow Tiles

    Handmade in Morocco from locally sourced materials using a traditional, 150-year-old technique, these encaustic cement tiles from Popham Design are durable and non-toxic. We love the bright kelly...

  9. William Kentridge: Five Themes

    William Kentridge: Five Themes

    The exhibition features the first American presentation and catalogue of the new work Kentridge has created since 2000 that dramatically expands his technical innovations as an artist filmmaker,...

    06.22.09

  10. Sidewalk Gardens in San Francisco

    Sidewalk Gardens in San Francisco

    After taking on San Francisco City Hall, architect Jane Martin helped spawn a movement that has rendered the city’s sidewalks more hospitable to birds, bees, butterflies—and even to...

    06.22.09

  11. Where the Sidewalk Ends
    Context

    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    After taking on San Francisco City Hall, architect Jane Martin helped spawn a movement that has rendered the city’s sidewalks more hospitable to birds, bees, butterflies—and even to...

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    06.22.09

  12. Extended Interview: Willard Ford
    Interviews

    Extended Interview: Willard Ford

    Long gone is the era of single careers. In 2005, Willard Ford left the world of non-profits to follow his passion for furniture and design. He launched FordBrady in downtown Los Angeles with...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.22.09

  13. Bertie Box

    Bertie Box

    LA-based Mod Mom Kiersten Hathcock made this bright Bertie Box from birch plywood, a sturdy storage choice for scattered toys; Roll it from room to room to pick up the pieces of playtime.

    $299.00

  14. Drop Money Bank

    Drop Money Bank

    Saving a single penny might seem like a drop in the bucket, but all the loose change that you slip through the crack of this glazed ceramic cache will really count. Fill ’er up and smile when...

  15. Tropicalia Cocoon

    Tropicalia Cocoon

    When these conceptual cocoons appeared at the Milan Furniture Fair, they seemed like Toltec-scaled artifacts hauled back from an exploratory voyage deep into the uncharted head-waters of Urquiola...

    $8614.00

  16. Buffalo Basics Founders
    Interviews

    Buffalo Basics Founders

    Buffalo, New York, regularly ranks among the top poorest cities in the United States. And with its heydays over 100 years in the past, it’s no surprise that though its people may be strong in...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.19.09

  17. Friday Finds 6.19.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 6.19.09

    With Dwell on Design only one week away, today's Week in Review features editors' picks of programming they're looking forward to during the packed weekend in LA. There's plenty more beyond this...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.19.09

  18. Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett
    Product of the Day

    Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett

    Getting a thank you card in the mail, especially after having hosted a party or given a present, is a rarity today. What our mothers and fathers dashed off as a matter of course now marks you as a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.19.09

  19. Emergency Shelters
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    Emergency Shelters

    If necessity is the mother of invention, forethought was the provoker of a recent exhibition at the National Art Museum of China. The show, “Crossings: Dialogues for Emergency Architecture,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.18.09

  20. Square Meal: A 3-Day Feast
    Dwell on Design

    Square Meal: A 3-Day Feast

    From the concept behind a stellar restaurant experience to the architecture of a well-plated dish, design touches the culinary world in countless ways. In 2008 we created Dwell's Square Meal...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.18.09

  21. Interview with Chris Puzio
    Dwell on Design

    Interview with Chris Puzio

    Metalworker, builder and gallerist Christopher Puzio will be speaking at Dwell on Design this year on the My House panel I'm moderating the morning of June 26th. I met him in San Diego last...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.18.09

  22. Plant Pod

    Plant Pod

    $96.00

  23. Dwell's Innovate It! Winners Announced
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    Dwell's Innovate It! Winners Announced

    Phase II of Dwell's Innovate it! design competition has ended. Many Innovators from the Dwell community answered the call and submitted their redesigns for the three problem objects we chose...

    written by: Keven Matsuzaka
    06.17.09

  24. Yves Behar in Conversation
    Dwell on Design

    Yves Behar in Conversation

    Among other great sessions at Dwell on Design, we're looking forward to a conversation with designer extraordinaire, Yves Behar. Known for numerous wildly successful products, from the first $100...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.17.09

  25. Net Assets
    House Tours

    Net Assets

    Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti’s Buenos Aires oasis.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Cristóbal Palma
    06.17.09

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