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  1. Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson
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    Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson

    These icon designs by San Francisco-based graphic designer Zachary Gibson for Google Play Music All Access are hitting all the right notes.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    06.29.13

  2. Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs
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    Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs

    Chairs: we sit in them all day, but how often do we stop to admire them? In the Swiss Institute's inaugural edition of its design series, architect Andreas Angelidakis curates a selection of 20th...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.18.14

  3. Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers
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    Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers

    Bauhaus member and modernist pioneer Josef Albers was best known as an influential color theorist, writer, teacher, and painter. But the artist took his exploration of color into furniture design,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.27.14

  4. Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs
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    Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs

    E. Stewart Williams’s Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building from 1961 gains new life as the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center.

    written by: Lawrence Karol
    09.30.14

  5. Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds
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    Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds

    In 1959, a Danish police officer stopped traffic in order to let a young family of ducks across the road. Inspired by the newspaper photographs, Hans Bøling designed duck and duckling figures to...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.29.14

  6. IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse
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    IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse

    After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.13.11

  7. Ideas for Japan's Reconstruction
    A Great Idea

    Ideas for Japan's Reconstruction

    A new word has been added to the vocabulary of Japanese architects: 3/11. That's the date when an earthquake and tsunami killed 20,000 people, crashed through over 900,000 buildings along 300 miles...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    09.27.11

  8. Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company
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    Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company

    Prepare to get charmed by a design agency, Werklig's, simple brand identity for Helsinki Food Company.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.02.13

  9. IDS Toronto 2011
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    IDS Toronto 2011

    The thirteenth annual Interior Design Show (IDS) of Toronto—one of Canada's largest contemporary design shows—took place January 27th-30th. Over 300 exhibitors gathered at the Metro...

    written by: Alexis Leino
    02.05.11

  10. iGrill Bluetooth-Enabled Meat Thermometer
    Product Reviews

    iGrill Bluetooth-Enabled Meat Thermometer

    Smart cooking accessories replace clunky kitchen timers and add precision to processes like baking and roasting. iGrill’s line of devices link meat probes to Bluetooth to monitor and notify when...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.07.14

  11. Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces
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    Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces

    Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to reimagine flexible furniture for urban spaces.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.17.14

  12. Illuminated Texts
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    Illuminated Texts

    Personally wired by Thomas Edison, J. Pierpont Morgan’s home was the first electrified residence in New York. A recent LED retrofit delivers the library into a new age.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.10.12

  13. Illustration Play 2
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    Illustration Play 2

    Berkeley–based publisher Gingko Press's latest offering is a whimsical celebration of illustrations that literally jump off the page using traditional crafts like quilling and papercutting....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.30.10

  14. Illustrator We Love: Debbie Powell
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    Illustrator We Love: Debbie Powell

    Based in New York and the U.K., illustrator Debbie Powell has been charming viewers with her watercolor, ink, linocut, pencil & pen, and printmaking handiwork. Clients include British chef and...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.19.13

  15. Illustrator We Love: Olimpia Zagnoli
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    Illustrator We Love: Olimpia Zagnoli

    You may have seen her colorful, quirky illustrations in the paper or those charming landmark icons on the travel itinerary tome of the New York Times, 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada, so...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.11.13

  16. Illustrator We Love: Thibaud Herem
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    Illustrator We Love: Thibaud Herem

    The beauty certainly lies in the details for London-based French illustrator Thibaud Herem. At first glance, his architectural rendering handiwork seems photographic, but upon closer inspection,...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.02.13

  17. Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)
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    Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)

    Federico Babina's Archist City imagines what artist's own houses might look like—and while the resulting architecture is only imaginary, we've rounded up a few Dwell homes that fit the bill.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.14

  18. Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum
    A Great Idea

    Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

    Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm Monstrum, based in Denmark, took that idea one step further and decided to...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    09.09.13

  19. Imaginative Round Homes
    Houses We Love

    Imaginative Round Homes

    Who says a home has to consist of straight lines? These dwellings forsake the strict geometry of conventional residential architecture, relying instead on curves for a more free-spirited living...

    08.14.14

  20. Imagining Home
    Event Spotlight

    Imagining Home

    What is a home? There's the obvious answer of a place of residence or--at an even more elementary level--a structure that provides shelter. But "home" carries a bigger meaning than just...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.09.10

  21. Imm Cologne 2014 Presents Interior Innovation Awards
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    Imm Cologne 2014 Presents Interior Innovation Awards

    The annual Imm Cologne Fair showcases innovative design from over 1,100 international brands. The following 15 products received the show's Interior Innovation Award, which celebrates the best in...

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.23.14

  22. Impressions from South Africa
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    Impressions from South Africa

    In an upcoming MoMA exhibition called Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now,  nearly 100 prints, posters, books, and wall stencils will be on view—many for the first time in the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.11.11

  23. Improve Your Design Vocab
    Design 101

    Improve Your Design Vocab

    We searched through the Dwell archives to bring you our favorite lists of words you should know from building codes or restaurant jargon.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.27.13

  24. In and Around Reykjavik, Iceland
    Travel Reports

    In and Around Reykjavik, Iceland

    Iceland seems more remote than the four-and-a-half-hour flight from Boston feels. But Reykjavik, a city closer to Boston than San Francisco, is a world apart. The prime minister is in the phonebook...

    11.30.10

  25. In Cape Town, a Creative Duo Forges a Unique Approach to Furniture Design
    Profiles

    In Cape Town, a Creative Duo Forges a Unique Approach to Furniture Design

    Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, a pair of Cape Town–based surfers help stoke, and satisfy, a demand for South African design.

    written by: William Lamb
    08.26.14

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