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  1. New Trio from Stout Publishers
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    New Trio from Stout Publishers

    One of the joys of coming in to Dwell every morning is passing by William Stout Architectural Books, maybe the best design bookstore I've seen. In addition to shelves and shelves of books on...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.15.09

  2. Pavilion Ponderings, Thanks to SANAA
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    Pavilion Ponderings, Thanks to SANAA

    On Sunday, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA revealed their Serpentine Pavilion. A three-month guest to the Kensington Gardens, this year's pavilion is the ninth commissioned by the...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.14.09

  3. Prefab Escapism: Carré d'Etoiles
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    Prefab Escapism: Carré d'Etoiles

    While camping up in Oregon over the fourth of July weekend, I realized when lying on my back in my tent that I wasn't really fulfilling my fervent outdoorsy wish to 'sleep beneath the stars,'...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.14.09

  4. DC Embassy Walking Tour

    DC Embassy Walking Tour

     Embassy Row along Massachusetts Avenue NW is one of the great architectural and cultural treats of Washington DC. Newly constructed embassies mingle with the brick colonials that give the...

    07.13.09

  5. Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour
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    Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour

    In May I led a walking tour of Washington DC's modern embassies. About 25 people in all, we wandered down the District's famed Embassy Row, and though we all marveled at the stately grandeur of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.13.09

  6. Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space

    Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space

    This exhibition celebrates artist and sculptor Ruth Asawa (1926- ) and features her earliest sculptures, drawings and paintings created while studying at Black Mounain College with Josef Albers,...

    07.12.09

  7. Gran Turismo Easy Chair

    Gran Turismo Easy Chair

    This upholstered easy chair's solid wood frame and steel base makes for a smooth and sturdy sit; It's a modern-day classic from Mârten Claesson for quintessential Swedish manufacturer Swedese...

  8. Panel Interview: America's Embassies
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    Panel Interview: America's Embassies

    Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy design panel "Designing Diplomacy" in Washington DC in May...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.10.09

  9. Friday Finds 7.10.09
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    Friday Finds 7.10.09

    This week's round-up is a varied mix, from radio shows and stylized manhole covers to photo essays and solar-powered bike parking stations. Check out the links below to see where the Dwell team has...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.10.09

  10. The Make Lounge
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    The Make Lounge

    Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social dive, complete with wine and nibbles, music, and of course,...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.10.09

  11. Raised Garden Box Kit

    Raised Garden Box Kit

    For those who have always wanted to plant at home but never had the nerve to assemble the necessary accoutrements, Scout Regalia has done the pre-dirty work and put together this Raised Garden Box...

    $85.00

  12. Ron Arad: No Discipline

    Ron Arad: No Discipline

    This exhibition will be the first major retrospective of Israeli designer and architect Ron Arad's work in the United States, and will feature a collection of objects and furniture pieces created...

    07.09.09

  13. Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
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    Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies

    Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and suggestions for how America's embassies can face the challenges and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.09.09

  14. MOS Throws an "Afterparty"
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    MOS Throws an "Afterparty"

    The winner of the 2009 MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program has opened in the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center courtyard in Long Island City. The winning entry, afterparty by MOS, is a provocative...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.09.09

  15. Jazz in Central Park Wallpaper

    Jazz in Central Park Wallpaper

    Whether you're planning on plastering an entire room, a feature wall, or simply adding a single panel of pattern, UK-based Lizzie Allen's hand-printed wallpapers are the perfect addition over plain...

  16. The California Ranch House / A Talk by Alan Hess

    Architect and architecture critic for the San Jose Mercury News will lead a discussion about the history of the California ranch house vernacular. The presentation is offered in conjunction with...

    07.08.09

  17. Reburbia Competition

    Reburbia Competition

    Dwell Magazine and Inhabitat.com are pleased to announce the first ever Reburbia competition: a design competition dedicated to re-envisioning the suburbs. Calling all future-forward architects,...

    07.08.09

  18. Eglu by Omlet
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    Eglu by Omlet

    How many times have you opened your refrigerator to scramble an egg for breakfast, and then realize that you have none left? With the eglu by Omlet, and a couple of pet chickens, your eggless...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.08.09

  19. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Two

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Two

    Rich brown meets a delicate trio of neutrals in this grouping created by Dwell founder Lara Hedberg Deam. The result is a quietly sophisticated range of hues suited for any modern interior.

    07.08.09

  20. coolcapitals Day Two Contest Winner at Dwell on Design 2009

    coolcapitals Day Two Contest Winner at Dwell on Design 2009

    Matthew Manos, day two winner of the Dwell on Design coolcapitals bag design contest discusses his thought process and inspiration behind his entry.

    07.08.09

  21. IdeaPaint at Dwell on Design 2009

    IdeaPaint at Dwell on Design 2009

    IdeaPaint Co founder Jeff Avallon presents their product which can turn any surface into a platform for creativity and collaboration.

    07.08.09

  22. Reburbia Design Competition
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    Reburbia Design Competition

    With the current housing crisis, the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, and rising energy costs, the future of suburbia looks bleak. That's why Dwell and Inhabitat are throwing down the gauntlet: Help us...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.08.09

  23. Wooden Business Card Case

    Wooden Business Card Case

    A business card lost in the abyss of a deep purse or creased and forgotten in a back pocket isn't much good to anyone. Make sure your pertinent information is at the ready—and make a very...

    $82.00

  24. Linus Bikes
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    Linus Bikes

    As cities with hills steeper than black diamond ski slopes go, San Francisco is exceptionally bike-friendly. Drivers are trained (most of the time) to look for cyclists before opening their car...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    07.07.09

  25. Eames Demetrios at TED2007
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    Eames Demetrios at TED2007

    This week, TED released "The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames," a talk given by Eames Demetrios, the grandson of the famous husband-and-wife team. Given at TED2007, Demetrios honors...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.07.09

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