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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 3D Printing Documentary at SXSW
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    3D Printing Documentary at SXSW

    The disruptive technology is ready for a closeup, with Print the Legend, a new documentary film on 3D printing premiering this week at SXSW.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.13.14

  13. 7 Bestsellers from the Dwell Store
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    7 Bestsellers from the Dwell Store

    Since the Dwell Store launched last fall, a handful of items from the selection of furniture, accessories, lighting, and outdoor pieces have become front runners. See the full array of bestselling...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.08.14

  14. Coffee Break: San Francisco’s Saint Frank
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    Coffee Break: San Francisco’s Saint Frank

    A recent addition to San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood, Saint Frank Coffee serves its brews in a geometrically inclined modern space by local firm Openscope Studio. Formerly a nail salon,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.06.14

  15. Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things
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    Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things

    Fresh from his appearance at Design Indaba in Cape Town, Mikal Hallstrup of Designit talks about the importance of design in everyday life.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.05.14

  16. Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
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    Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago

    New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.04.14

  17. Michael Murphy's Midcentury-Inspired Supersonic Series
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    Michael Murphy's Midcentury-Inspired Supersonic Series

    San Francisco artist Michael Murphy’s latest series of prints, Supersonic, depicts a mod, mod world.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.03.14

  18. The Future of Mobility
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    The Future of Mobility

    Dwell's discussion with Volvo at the Palm Springs Museum during Modernism Week touched on the past but revolved heavily around the future. Automobiles limited to combustion engine technology face...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.14

  19. Mobility and Technology
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    Mobility and Technology

    More and more, technology determines how we move. Whether we're behind the wheel of a car, perched on a bicycle seat, or hoofing it on foot, technology often makes the difference between a...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    02.28.14

  20. Mobility and Design
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    Mobility and Design

    When Dwell and Volvo set out to format our discussion around the Future of Mobility at the Palm Springs Art Museum during Modernism Week last month, we studied the ways in which our cities are...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.14

  21. Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
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    Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba

    Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's premiere museum devoted to modern African art.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    02.27.14

  22. Preview: Shigeru Ban's First Permanent U.S. Museum
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    Preview: Shigeru Ban's First Permanent U.S. Museum

    Shigeru Ban calls the Aspen Art Museum, which is expected to be completed this summer, "my great step forward in my career as an architect." Dwell caught up with the architect for the recent reveal...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.26.14

  23. Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba
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    Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba

    Thomas Heatherwick stole the show at the first day of the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday when he unveiled his plans to recast a century-old silo on the city’s...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.14

  24. Honeycombers' Design-Forward Solution to a Pesky Problem
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    Honeycombers' Design-Forward Solution to a Pesky Problem

    With Honeycombers, a salon in Menlo Park, California, designer Nicole Hollis thoughtfully deploys modern touches to create a warm, welcoming environment for a somewhat troubling service: delousing.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ben Mayorga
    02.24.14

  25. Coffee Break: Peet’s Chestnut Street, San Francisco
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    Coffee Break: Peet’s Chestnut Street, San Francisco

    Bay Area coffee company Peet’s recently unveiled a new design for its San Francisco, California, flagship store. Located in an 80-year-old art deco building, the cafe is kitted out materials,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.14

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