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  1. 8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs
    Product

    8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs

    For the last several years, designers have been toying with a distinctly un-minimalist vision of product design. Referencing the postmodern movement of the 1980s, they incorporate mixed geometries,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.25.14

  2. Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's
    Event Spotlight

    Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's

    This week in New York City, a chance to ogle pieces from Italian designer and Memphis maestro Ettore Sottsass's personal collection, including early prototypes that predate his most influential...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.18.13

  3. Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects
    Rewind

    Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects

    Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry design.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.14.14

  4. Just in Time for the Holidays: New Products at the Dwell Store
    Product

    Just in Time for the Holidays: New Products at the Dwell Store

    Whether you’re looking for holiday decor or gifts, the Dwell Store is featuring hundreds of new products from top brands and designers. Check out ten of our favorite new arrivals here, and be sure...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    11.15.14

  5. Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry
    Dwell on Design

    Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry

    One of the more provocative panel discussions at Dwell on Design 2013, "Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry" raised many important questions—thanks to panelists Gregg...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.23.13

  6. 5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi
    Outdoor

    5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi

    With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered figures in the 20th-century canon. Buckminster Fuller once called...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.20.13

  7. A 40-Story Skyscraper Built of Wood May Not Be Far from Reality
    A Great Idea

    A 40-Story Skyscraper Built of Wood May Not Be Far from Reality

    A new generation of buildings are proving that tall wood construction is a rising trend.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.17.14

  8. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
    Houses We Love

    6 Modern Lakeside Homes

    From a modernist icon to a New Jersey prefab, these six projects show that a body of water does a structure good.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.17.14

  9. 8 Eco-Friendly Homes in Los Angeles
    Green

    8 Eco-Friendly Homes in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles isn't all mansions and superhighways. As these eight homes demonstrate, sustainability is within reach in America's second largest city.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.12.14

  10. 3 Collections of Modern Barware
    Product Reviews

    3 Collections of Modern Barware

    The main course of a meal might receive the oohs and aahs, but as any host or hostess will attest, it’s the beverages that fuel a party and get the conversation going. This selection of...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Spencer Higgins
    08.19.12

  11. Marimekko Designs by Erja Hirvi
    Post

    Marimekko Designs by Erja Hirvi

    Check out more designs by Marimekko designer Erja Hirvi who designed the winning pattern Lumimarja in the Dwell and Marimekko Contest! We delve further into Erja's inspiration in this Q+A, but...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    12.21.11

  12. Design Within Reach Spring Picks
    Travel Reports

    Design Within Reach Spring Picks

    This week Design Within Reach previewed their Spring 2011 collection where I got a sneek peek of some of their new products and furnishings. A current running throughout much of the furniture was...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.24.10

  13. Warm Up for Winter with a Wood-Burning Stove
    Product

    Warm Up for Winter with a Wood-Burning Stove

    Polar vortexes come and go, but the wood-burning stove is timeless. Handsome, energy-efficient, and relatively affordable, these are seven stoves that provide light and warmth in even the harshest...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.19.14

  14. SANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends Architecture with Nature
    A Great Idea

    SANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends Architecture with Nature

    On Grace Farms's pastoral plot of land in New Canaan, Connecticut, the River by Pritzker Prize–winning architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA takes shape.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.19.14

  15. Dwell Holiday Giveaway 2010
    A Great Idea

    Dwell Holiday Giveaway 2010

    Are you checking the Dwell Holiday Giveaway daily? There are 13 days left and plenty more prizes coming down the pike. Keep entering for a chance to win the giveaway of the day.

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    12.13.10

  16. Gifts from the Dwell Store: For Her
    Gift Guides

    Gifts from the Dwell Store: For Her

    If there’s one thing the women in your life have enough of, it’s the same gift every year (scarves). Instead of repeating the old stand-by, give her a thoughtful design gift this...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    11.20.14

  17. Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans
    Houses We Love

    Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans

    The attractive POD INDAWO concept offers South Africans a starter home.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.20.14

  18. 7 Steps to a Party-Ready Modern Home
    House Tours

    7 Steps to a Party-Ready Modern Home

    To coincide with our gift guide featuring modern gifts for the consummate host, we've rounded up a few crucial tips for entertaining at home from Dwell residents past.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.19.14

  19. Lukas Scherrer's Custom Bassinet
    How To

    Lukas Scherrer's Custom Bassinet

    I'm always a fan of good DIY design, but Lukas Scherrer, the mastermind behind the San Francisco industrial design firm Shibuleru, has taken it to a new level. Check out this incredible...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.19.12

  20. Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011: Part I
    Travel Reports

    Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011: Part I

    This week marks the return of the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the largest annual design event in the Nordic part of the world. Celebrating its sixtieth year in existence, the fair is hosting nearly...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    02.09.11

  21. Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Give Globally
    Gift Guides

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Give Globally

    Even the most airline-mile-hoarding world traveler has to come home sometime, so we've rounded up a bevy of gifts from global artisans to inspire wanderlust every day.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.20.14

  22. The LAMI Chair
    Post

    The LAMI Chair

    Javier Cristiani's LAMI chair, which was unveiled at last Spring's ICFF, now has a family: an ottoman, a side table and a coffee table all made from modular stock metal components and built with as...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.28.08

  23. Luminhaus Lantern Shed
    Post

    Luminhaus Lantern Shed

    How do you create a tool shed to match the modern lines of a Rocio Romero LV prefab house? If you’re Barry Bless and Jennifer Watson, you cross a standard storage shed design with that of a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.15.09

  24. An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley
    House Tours

    An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley

    At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.12.14

  25. Coffee Break: Verve, Santa Cruz
    Food

    Coffee Break: Verve, Santa Cruz

    For a coffee roastery and storefront in a century-old structure, Fuse Architecture stuck to the three Rs: recast, repurpose, and reimagine.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ted Holladay
    11.19.14

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