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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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    There’s no reason to treat your modern window with an outdated fashion.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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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...

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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...

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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.

  18. 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

  19. From Milan: Q&A with Inga Sempe
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Inga Sempe

    Moustache is a new French company debuting their contemporary home furnishings at Salone this year. The first collection features work by Matali Crasset, Big-Game, Francois Azambourg, Ana Mir and...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.22.09

  20. From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht

    Every year, journalists make the pilgrimage to Milan in the hope of finding products that are unique, that offer a new typology, and that may very well one day revolutionize the way we live. It...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    04.22.09

  21. From Milan: Q&A with Jason Bruges
    Travel Reports

    From Milan: Q&A with Jason Bruges

    Jason Bruges is showing in Milan for the first time with Established & Sons. His Flatliner family of lights uses LEDs on thin discs with touch technology along the rim: simply tap your...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.22.09

  22. The Mosque
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    The Mosque

    The Mosque. Political, Architectural and Social Transformations, compiled and edited by Dutchmen Ergün Erkoçu (an architect) and Cihan Bugdaci (a real estate developer) and out this...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.22.09

  23. Lazy Bastard Chair

    Lazy Bastard Chair

    When is a name not merely a name but instead a point of pride, a way of life, a categorical imperative, and an honorable title to uphold? When that name is Lazy Bastard, and the chair in question...

  24. New Beginnings
    House Tours

    New Beginnings

    Uni, an international group of designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is riding out a self-professed renovation high that never seems to cease.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    04.21.09

  25. Dwell in Milan—and on Twitter!
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    Dwell in Milan—and on Twitter!

    This week in Milan, designers from around the world are showcasing their latest work at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, where buyers and designophiles flock each April to hold their place at...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.21.09

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