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  1. World's First Lichen Garden?
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    World's First Lichen Garden?

    Last spring, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art unveiled its new 14,000-square foot rooftop sculpture garden, spangled with works by Ellsworth Kelly, Louise Bourgeois and Kiki Smith. To a...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.26.10

  2. Peru Gift Show 2011
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    Peru Gift Show 2011

    Greetings from Peru! I'm in Lima reporting from the showroom floors of the National Gift Show and Peru Moda, a fashion tradeshow, taking place April 27th to 30th. An estimated 5,000 people come to...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Diana Budds
    04.30.11

  3. Cycle China: Week 4
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    Cycle China: Week 4

    In this special five-part series, we're riding along with SWA Group landscape designer Amirah Shahid as she cycles nearly 800 miles from Beijing to Shanghai (find the previous posts here). Join us...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Amirah Shahid
    09.29.11

  4. MUJI Makes a Move
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    MUJI Makes a Move

    MUJI, Japan’s legendary “brand-less brand,” is expanding its West Coast empire. With ultra-basic furniture, clothing, electronics, and more headed for San Jose, California in April, we decided to...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    03.13.13

  5. Reykjavik’s New Design District
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    Reykjavik’s New Design District

    What do creatives see in abandoned docks and old fishing sheds? Opportunity. Now the City of Reykjavik is working with local designers to makeover its old fishing harbor into Iceland’s first design...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.08.13

  6. Scouting Salone: Shelving and Storage
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    Scouting Salone: Shelving and Storage

    Dwell is in Milan this week, reporting on the furniture industry's biggest design fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Today we hit the ground running, and noticed quite a few storage pieces we...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.09.13

  7. Color Story: La Vie en Rose at Salone Internazionale del Mobile
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    Color Story: La Vie en Rose at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

    Over the past year or so, we've noticed a pink trend happening in furniture and textiles (and it's not just our rose-colored glasses). The traditionally feminine hue has staked its claim on all...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.11.13

  8. Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date
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    Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date

    The recent fifth edition of Sofia Design Week in Bulgaria's capital city marked a milestone for this international festival devoted to design and visual culture from Eastern Europe and beyond. The...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    07.02.13

  9. Porcelanosa Tile Showroom Visit
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    Porcelanosa Tile Showroom Visit

    Back in June, Dwell was kindly invited by Spanish tile manufacturer Porcelanosa to tour their impressive factory. We first highlighted their Krion solid surfaces and now we're back for more. Here...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.15.13

  10. Modern Classics: Dwell's Favorite Italian Interiors
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    Modern Classics: Dwell's Favorite Italian Interiors

    With Milan Design Week in full swing, we take a look at some of our favorite Italian homes.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    04.08.14

  11. Los Angeles Designers at Milan Design Week
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    Los Angeles Designers at Milan Design Week

    Los Angeles designers Matthew Sullivan, Tanya Aguiñiga, and Ben Medansky exhibited their work during the 2014 Milan Design Week as part of the L.A. x Milano project curated by Bold LA and BPM...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.18.14

  12. Design Itinerary: South Africa
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    Design Itinerary: South Africa

    Cape Town, South Africa, will be the World Design Capital 2014, which is perfect timing, since the country's design scene is booming. Here is a look at some modern homes, destinations, events, and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.07.13

  13. Chicago’s Summer of Design
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    Chicago’s Summer of Design

    A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.28.14

  14. Milan Design Week: Day Two
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    Milan Design Week: Day Two

    Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.09.14

  15. Milan Design Week: Day Three
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    Milan Design Week: Day Three

    Our editors share snapshots of some of their best finds from their third day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day two, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.10.14

  16. Stockholm Design Week 2011
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    Stockholm Design Week 2011

    We've been covering the 2011 Stockholm Furniture Fair for the past week, delving into everything from the heavy hitters on the main show floor to the promising young designers debuting prototypes...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    02.13.11

  17. Maker Faire 2011
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    Maker Faire 2011

    This weekend, Maker Faire—dubbed "the world's largest DIY festival"—took over the San Mateo County Event Center for its two-day do-it-yourself, show-and-tell extravaganza....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.23.11

  18. Happening Now: Snaps from Maison & Objet 2013
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    Happening Now: Snaps from Maison & Objet 2013

    This week, Dwell editors are onsite in Paris for the 2013 fall edition of the design and interiors trade show Maison & Objet. While touring the 8 halls of 1.5 million square feet of exhibition...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.09.13

  19. Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011: Part II
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    Stockholm Furniture Fair 2011: Part II

    After examining the wares of the younguns over at the Greenhouse, it was time to venture into the main portion of the Stockholm Furniture Fair. As is the case with any major design show, there were...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    02.10.11

  20. Things We Saw in Paris (Maison&Objet 2014 Part Three)
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    Things We Saw in Paris (Maison&Objet 2014 Part Three)

    Following our editors' dispatches from the Maison&Objet furniture fair in Paris (here and here!), we rounded up a few more points of excellence from the French design capital.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.10.14

  21. Dwell Presents Stephen Burks Man Made in Milan
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    Dwell Presents Stephen Burks Man Made in Milan

    Dwell presented an exhibition of work by lauded American furniture designer Stephen Burks during Milan Design Week—a preview of what's to come when Burks joins Dwell on Design 2014 as keynote speaker.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.24.14

  22. Design Indaba Expo 2013
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    Design Indaba Expo 2013

    Southern African designers showcase their wares at Cape Town's annual Design Indaba Expo.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.07.13

  23. Design Indaba 2011
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    Design Indaba 2011

    Cape Town's Design Indaba always kicks off with a conference of eclectic speakers from all over the world and wraps up with an expo focusing on Southern African designers. "Forget about the...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.01.11

  24. Milan Design Week: Day One
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    Milan Design Week: Day One

    The first day of Milan Design Week, as seen by our editors. [Update: day two, day three, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.07.14

  25. Panel 2 at Arthur Ross
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    Panel 2 at Arthur Ross

    Panel 2, Martin Beck's new exhibition at Columbia University's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, revisits the 1970 International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA) to ask how design might influence...

    written by: Ari Messer
    12.08.09

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