It was short week for many of us, but was it ever a busy one. In case you missed some of this week's most popular reads, here's a roundup at a glance! Enjoy a dose of design from Dwell—and have a great weekend.
With offices in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles, Dwell can't help but be proud of the transit advancements and accessibility in the cities where we work. Graphic designer Cayla Ferari and engineer John Breznicky are so fond of transit systems, they've gone a step further, creating LinePosters, transit-inspired artwork for the home.
In the fourth installment of our furniture series on tables (see past series on the Kitchen Table, Dining Table, and Coffee Table) we present the side table. It's that perfect extra spot to set a glass, stand a lamp, or display fresh flowers. Because the side table is small you can get a away with being more creative. Check out 12 of our favorite little tables on the side.
For the third installment in our table design series, (see the Dining Table series here and the Kitchen Table series here) we focus on the hardworking coffee table, center of everything from meals to mail to books to tired feet. Here are eight of our favorite coffee tables that are sure to live up to their serious furniture responsibility. Next up: The Side Table.
In this second installment of our design series focused on tables, we take at look at the dining table. The dining table sets the stage for family gatherings, dinner parties, and the general merriment that comes from hosting and entertaining in your home. Here, we highlight 10 gorgeous picks for dining in style. Take a look at our past installment, The Kitchen Table and stay tuned for the next episode: The Coffee Table.
We're digging the new multi-purpose Picnic Bag from San Francisco based Yield Design Co. It goes from being an everyday stylish and useful tote bag to a picnic blanket in a pinch.
Merriam-Webster defines a table as: A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed. We know the table can be so much more than that. In this series we present 5 types of tables most used in today's modern world, starting with the heart of the home: The Kitchen Table. Stay tuned for the next installment: The Dining Table.
Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50 original articles every week, it's easy to miss some of the good stuff. We've rounded up some of our recent top stories at a glance for your Monday afternoon. Look up from work and take a design break.