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  1. Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    At the opening for sculptor Deborah Butterfield’s current show at L.A. Louver gallery, which runs through May 9, visitor after visitor walked up to the monumental bronze horses, leaned...

    04.27.09

  2. Paul Donald
    Profiles

    Paul Donald

    When we peruse the carefully curated products in a great design shop, one of the most intriguing discoveries—more than any one particular object or accessory—is the entrepreneur behind...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.27.09

  3. Seoul Living Design
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    Seoul Living Design

    South Korea recently hosted the 15th Annual Seoul Living Design Fair as part of their lead-up to their one-year term as the World Design Capital in 2010. Sergio Pirrone, a Tokyo-based architect,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.27.09

  4. The Modernist Landscape- Then and Now

    Celebrate the anniversary of Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius' birthday and the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus at the Gropius House on Sunday, May 17, with half-price admission....

    04.26.09

  5. Green Depot Pop-Up Store
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    Green Depot Pop-Up Store

    Earth Day has come and gone, but the celebration continues in New York. Sustainability is here to stay. And so is good design. And shopping. And home supplies. Just opened, as part of EarthFair...

    04.26.09

  6. 22 Series Plug

    22 Series Plug

    Cast aside the cover plate and contemplate the simplicity of a three-pronged plug laid bare. The 22 is a seamless suite of electric sockets designed to fit flush on any wall surface.

  7. Bruce Nussbaum in Conversation with Ezio Manzini

    Bruce Nussbaum, Visiting Professor of Innovation and Design at The New School and BusinessWeek contributing editor, will host a conversation with international design innovator Ezio Manzini as part...

    04.25.09

  8. Walking Tour: Cape Cod Modern Architecture

    Visit the Cape Cod National Seashore to view the Modernist cottages.  A chartered bus provides transportation for an exclusive tour by architect Peter McMahon, principal of PM Design, a...

    04.25.09

  9. Modern Architecture USA: Survival in the Sub-urbis

    Modern Architecture USA: Survival in the Sub-urbis

    In conjunction with the exhibition Marcel Breuer, architect Diane Lewis lectures on the competition-winning “Riverview Music Quadrangle,” a project to save Paul Rudolph’s first...

    04.25.09

  10. Rhino Box

    Rhino Box

    How do you stop a rhino from charging? Take away his credit card (wah wah)…and cast him in ceramic. Your treasures will always be safe in his two armored compartments.

  11. Katherine North Reviews 5 Shade Designs
    Product Reviews

    Katherine North Reviews 5 Shade Designs

    There’s no reason to treat your modern window with an outdated fashion. These shade designs will augment, not obstruct, your sensibilities.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Gabriela Hasbun
    04.24.09

  12. How to Make Your Older Building More Energy Efficient

    Explore the link between historic preservation and green design to see how preservation can enhance energy efficiency. This workshop will give owners/stewards of historic houses and multi-family...

    04.24.09

  13. Now What Architecture

    Now What Architecture

    In his 1931 Kahn Lecture at Princeton University, Frank Lloyd Wright posed the seminal question: “Now what architecture?” Over the course of his seventy-year long career, Wright taught...

    04.24.09

  14. 20 Years: 20 Hours

    From 11 am on Saturday, May 2nd, to 7 the next morning, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) presents the exceptional 20-hour program 20 Years: 20 Hours in celebration of its achievements and...

    04.24.09

  15. Friday Finds 4.24.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 4.24.09

    Late April is bringing a lot of travel for the Dwell crew. Sam and Jordan are in Milan at Salone del Mobile, Miyoko is headed to Houston tomorrow to report a story for our October issue, Aaron jets...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.24.09

  16. World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’...

    04.24.09

  17. Blue Concentrate Shower Curtain Ring

    Blue Concentrate Shower Curtain Ring

    Shower curtain rings might not cross your mind as a top addition to a traditional wish list, but if you picture your bathroom accented with these funky, functional pieces we think you'll make an...

  18. Professor Acorn Pillow

    Professor Acorn Pillow

    This super fluffy pillow is made with organic bamboo and organic cotton fabric, and stuffed with 100% natural materials. The ink is water-based, and the pillow arrives packed in recycled and...

    $60.00

  19. Tonight: Objectified in America
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    Tonight: Objectified in America

    I finally saw Gary Hustwit’s very fine film Objectified this week and could not be more excited to moderate the latest Dwell Conversation, Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.24.09

  20. From Milan: Everyday Life Shop
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Everyday Life Shop

    Despite the fact that the small corner storefront was a bit off the beaten path for foot traffic, not listed in the Interni guidebook, and actually a few doors down and around the cobbled bend from...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.24.09

  21. ABS alarm clock

    ABS alarm clock

    This clock doesn’t play videos, won’t show the latest NBA scores, isn’t a portable music device, has no access to the Internet, and will never fit in your pocket. Nevertheless, its charmingly...

  22. Off to Switzerland
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    Off to Switzerland

    I'm headed off to Switzerland on Saturday to take part in the Presence Switzerland Design and Innovation tour. I've never been before, but the itinerary is chockablock with the tiny nation's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.23.09

  23. From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban

    Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today introduced a new product line, the 10-Unit System by Shigeru...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    04.23.09

  24. Ypsilon Table

    Ypsilon Table

    Like a baby Bambi on its first wobbly steps, Ypsilon might look a tad unsteady, but the angular legs on this dear table provide a sturdy spot to dine with friends.

  25. From Milan: Q&A with Marcel Wanders
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Marcel Wanders

    Soon after arriving in Milan, relieved at having made it through the nine-hour airline delay and gotten to Italy in one piece, we met up with Marcel Wanders. The Dutch designer is a fixture in the...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    04.22.09

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