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  1. Chatting with Mick Hodgson
    Dwell on Design

    Chatting with Mick Hodgson

    I met graphic designer Mick Hodgson of Santa Monica design office Ph.D at a party in San Francisco some months back. He's a dapper Brit with an easy way about him, and I’m quite excited to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.16.09

  2. POD Indoor/Outdoor Planters

    POD Indoor/Outdoor Planters

    Greenery looks great in the garden, but bringing a little bit of nature indoors as well is always a good idea. These spun aluminum, powder coated planters from LA-based Pad Outdoor look as...

  3. Domestic Democracy
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    Domestic Democracy

    In a code-happy L.A. suburb, how do you break the mold without breaking the law? Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt steer clear of anarchy with a little democratic design.

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    06.15.09

  4. Way Out West
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    Way Out West

    Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared.

    written by: Raul Barrenche
    photos by: Gregg Segal
    06.15.09

  5. Interview: Evan Kleiman on Food
    Dwell on Design

    Interview: Evan Kleiman on Food

    The host of the public radio show Good Food, founder of Slow Food in Los Angeles, and owner of the heavenly L.A. institution Angeli Caffe, Evan Kleiman joins forces with Dwell to co-curate Square...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.15.09

  6. San Francisco Design Week
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    San Francisco Design Week

    San Francisco is a hotbed for design, spanning the disciplines of art, architecture, graphic design, illustration, and more. Today, the AIGA San Francisco kicks off San Francisco Design Week with a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.15.09

  7. Box Light

    Box Light

    The Clapper is old news. These days, touch activation is taking the world by storm. Illuminate your room with the gentle tap of a fingertip on this little Box light.

  8. Steel and Magnolias
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    Steel and Magnolias

    What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live in?

    written by: Andrew Yang
    photos by: Chad Holder
    06.14.09

  9. Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian
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    Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian

    The Smithsonian's Kogod Courtyard, built in 2007 as a modern complement to the nineteenth-century museum's Greek Revival–style architecture, is an oasis in downtown Washington, DC.

    written by: Rachael Grad
    06.13.09

  10. Keiko Shinomoto at DOD
    Dwell on Design

    Keiko Shinomoto at DOD

    With Dwell on Design just two weeks away, I've been keeping busy keeping in touch with panelists. I'm excited that Keiko Shinomoto, co-owner of Tortoise and Tortoise General Store, will be joining...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.13.09

  11. NASA Astronaut Speaks about Recent Hubble Repair Mission

    Dr. John Grunsfeld, a NASA astronaut and a Chicago native, will discuss and showcase images from his recent 13-day trip to the International Space Station for the final servicing mission for...

    06.12.09

  12. Friday Finds 6.12.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 6.12.09

    Would a car-free suburb foster carefree living? This week's picks from around the Web look at a planned community in California that aims to ditch driving, a skate park in Uganda, a backwoods...

    06.12.09

  13. Origo Mix Bowl

    Origo Mix Bowl

    Do not adjust your magazine. The Technicolor graphics on this porcelain bowl are just a test of the Emergency Breakfast System. For Origo’s tenth anniversary Alfredo Häberli remixed the...

    $30.00

  14. Volume Storage and Display Unit

    Volume Storage and Display Unit

    The musical revoution has been digitized, sure, but no matter how many MP3s we download there will never, ever be anything better than the sweet sound of vinyl. Designer Chris Adamick appreciates...

  15. George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps
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    George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps

    I like my pendant lamps grouped together or in a bundle, which is why I'm excited about the recent reissue of a trio of George Nelson's Criss Cross Bubble Lamps by Los Angeles-based modern...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.10.09

  16. Dwell's Sweetest Contest Ever
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell's Sweetest Contest Ever

    Hey Dwell readers: Remember Coolhaus? They're the new architect-owned ice cream truck that's been driving around LA from sweet tooth to sweet tooth delivering ice cream sandwiches named after...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.10.09

  17. Foodjects: Design and Cuisine in Spain
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    Foodjects: Design and Cuisine in Spain

    The Spain-USA Foundation is organizing cultural events in Washington, DC all summer. The latest is "FOODJECTS: Design and the new Cuisine in Spain," an exhibition of over 100 kitchen...

    written by: Rachael Grad
    06.10.09

  18. Furoshiki Rug

    Furoshiki Rug

    Its geometric seams follow the folding patterns of the traditional Japanese furoshiki—a wrapping cloth designed to transport goods—and if we could walk on this 100 percent New Zealand...

    $2770.00

  19. The High Line Opens
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    The High Line Opens

    Amidst much anticipated celebration, the High Line on the west side of Manhattan has finally opened. A formerly-abandoned 1930s elevated rail structure, the High Line has been transformed over the...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    06.09.09

  20. Eight Questions for Brad Cloepfil
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    Eight Questions for Brad Cloepfil

    Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture of Portland, Oregon, has become the go-to man for museum design these days. He’s built an addition to the Seattle Art Museum, the Contemporary Art...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.09.09

  21. Touring Design for a Living World
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    Touring Design for a Living World

    Design for a Living World is a new "green" exhibition at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City. For the show, the museum commissioned ten leading designers...

    written by: Rachael Grad
    06.09.09

  22. The Architecture of Reassurance
    Dwell on Design

    The Architecture of Reassurance

    Though I’m moderating loads of panels at this year’s Dwell on Design, and anticipating them all quite hotly, one that stands out in my mind is our Sunday afternoon screening of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.09.09

  23. Nesting Tables

    Nesting Tables

    Designer Paui Loebach introduced these nesting tables at Salone Satellite in Milan and Areaware picked them up for production, presenting them at ICFF as part of their new 2009 collection. We think...

  24. AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards
    Dwell on Design

    AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards

    What's the secret recipe for an unforgettable dining experience? The Restaurant Design Awards will showcase the winning combinations at Dwell on Design, thanks to a partnership with AIA Los Angeles...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.08.09

  25. Square Meal: LA's Mobile Dining Scene
    Dwell on Design

    Square Meal: LA's Mobile Dining Scene

    One of the newest additions to Dwell's regular sections, the Square Meal column features new ideas, businesses and products that sit at the intersection of food and design. On the first day of this...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    06.08.09

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