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  1. Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City
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    Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City

    With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters its fourth year with programs and tours in all five boroughs.

    written by: William Lamb
    09.09.14

  2. Transportation Strides Made at New York's World's Fairs
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    Transportation Strides Made at New York's World's Fairs

    From July 26–November 2, 2014, the Transit Museum Gallery Annex in Grand Central Terminal will exhibit "Traveling in the World of Tomorrow: The Future of Transportation at New York’s World’s Fairs."

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.16.14

  3. Pattern Making at GM's Technical Center
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    Pattern Making at GM's Technical Center

    The Rewind in our July/August 2014 issue examines the Eero Saarinen–designed Styling Dome at GM's Warren, Michigan, Technical Center. On our tour of the campus, we had the rare opportunity to for a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.10.14

  4. Domestic Data Streamers: Infographics You Can Touch
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    Domestic Data Streamers: Infographics You Can Touch

    This Barcelona-based collective turns information into art by democratizing data displays.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.27.14

  5. At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors
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    At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors

    The architects and exhibition designers behind the National September 11 Memorial Museum offer a behind-the-scenes look before it opens next week.

    written by: William Lamb
    05.14.14

  6. Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space
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    Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space

    Shinola brings leather making in-house with a new 12,000-square-foot studio.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.13.14

  7. Exhibit Spotlights Influence of Latin American Modern Architecture on Contemporary Artists
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    Exhibit Spotlights Influence of Latin American Modern Architecture on Contemporary Artists

    “Beyond the Supersquare,” a new exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, explores the influence of Latin American and Caribbean modern architecture on contemporary artists in those regions. The...

    written by: William Lamb
    05.01.14

  8. Q&A: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
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    Q&A: industrial designer Konstantin Grcic

    The German designer talks about the futuristic visions in his Vitra exhibition and the thrill of making irritating furniture.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.20.14

  9. Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition
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    Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition

    Preservationists mount a last-ditch effort to save the Lewis and Clark branch, designed by Frederick Dunn.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.17.14

  10. Soundsystem Built to Look Like a Cubist Minaret
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    Soundsystem Built to Look Like a Cubist Minaret

    A pair of architects working in the United Arab Emirates put a modern spin on minarets.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.17.14

  11. Modernism Through the Viewfinder: The Photography of Ezra Stoller
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    Modernism Through the Viewfinder: The Photography of Ezra Stoller

    Stoller's images, which introduced modernism to a broader audience, anchor an exhibit of architectural photography at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.16.14

  12. Virtuous Cycles: The Bike Design Project
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    Virtuous Cycles: The Bike Design Project

    A design competition with five teams, fives cities, and one urban utility bike for the masses.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.11.14

  13. How to Design with Gray
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    How to Design with Gray

    Modernists love to play with color, and the absence of it. Gray, the color of steel and concrete, has participated quietly in countless facades. But inside these homes, the cool hue moves into the...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.09.14

  14. 8 Endangered Modern Structures
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    8 Endangered Modern Structures

    These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.08.14

  15. Public Access: Cool Spaces Goes Behind the Blueprint
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    Public Access: Cool Spaces Goes Behind the Blueprint

    A new television show showcases exceptional public buildings and design.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.05.14

  16. Coffee Break: Sightglass 20th Street, San Francisco
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    Coffee Break: Sightglass 20th Street, San Francisco

    Sightglass Coffee's 20th street outpost is an archetypal San Francisco cafe—a space built to reflect the same values as the coffee sold within. The interior, masterminded by local firm Boor Bridges...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Matthew Millman
    04.04.14

  17. Dwell Store Spotlight: Italian Design Classics
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    Dwell Store Spotlight: Italian Design Classics

    The Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano was launched in 1961 as a means to showcase Italian furniture design. Throughout the years the Milan Furniture Fair has become a global design event,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    04.04.14

  18. Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change
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    Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change

    The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.04.14

  19. Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal
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    Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal

    The work of the Madrid-based firm Luis Vidal + Architects, best known for its ambitious airport and train station designs, with be the subject of an exhibition coming to Washington, D.C., and New...

    written by: William Lamb
    04.01.14

  20. Passivhaus Institut Announces 2014 Finalists
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    Passivhaus Institut Announces 2014 Finalists

    The Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany, on Friday announced 20 finalists for its 2014 Passive House Awards, singling out houses, office buildings, and other structures designed and built to...

    written by: William Lamb
    03.28.14

  21. Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand
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    Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand

    A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier collaborator.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.27.14

  22. This Just in at the Dwell Store: Jansen+co
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    This Just in at the Dwell Store: Jansen+co

    Jansen+co creates simple and elegant tabletop items that are defined by their bold color combinations and clean silhouettes. Meant to mix and match, the tabletop collection is both eclectic and...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    03.22.14

  23. Richard Meier Model Museum Opens in New Jersey
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    Richard Meier Model Museum Opens in New Jersey

    Richard Meier puts 400 of his handmade architectural models on public display in a converted industrial space in Jersey City.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.18.14

  24. The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Modern Art Collection
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    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Modern Art Collection

    Recently the Bowdoin College Museum of Art received a gift of 320 artworks from the collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel—a couple who earned under $50,000 a year but managed to amass a vast...

    written by: Frances J. Folsom
    03.18.14

  25. 7 Quilts for Modern Bedrooms
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    7 Quilts for Modern Bedrooms

    From simple geometrics to a riot of patterns, this folkcraft is easily adapted to a modern aesthetic.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.17.14

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