Collection by Kelsey Keith

Dwell on Design 2012: Furniture and Accessories

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This year's Dwell on Design had some tricks up its sleeve in the form of several oversized booths touting interactive demonstrations from young designers. (Here's to you, Swiss Design Prize, Art Center College of Design, and Quench Design!) Click through our slideshow for some of those highlights, plus our picks for favorite pieces from the Furniture & Accessories section.

The Watch Out Pendant by Jason Bird of luxxbox shown in the Quench Design booth. The booth was a collaborative effort…
More goodies from Quench Design, including a writing desk by Alexander Lotersztain for Derlot Editions and Björn Rust's…
I moderated a panel talk with Nicola Stäubli (along with two other young Swiss who won 2011's Swiss Design Prize) and…
Two other highlights from the Swiss Design Prize booth include an ergonomic sled designed by Götte & Partners…
The Art Center College for Design, based in Pasadena, packed its booth full of design goodies, from the heavily…
If only we had a highlight reel of showgoers' faces when they sat down on Adam Friedman's Block Chair. The wooden chair…
Josh Herman has been developing his signature textured ceramic glazes for a whole decade—the effect is something you'd…
Outdoor furniture is everywhere these days. We liked the Ilan Dei chairs in terms of shape, color, and the fact that…
The Muskoka chair is meant to resemble the classic Adirondack chair in angles and proportion, if not much else. (Fun…
Lighting designers David Trubridge and Cerno joined me for a panel at Dwell on Design on Friday; here are some pieces…
Stainless steel rods inserted into layered plywood make this media cabinet from Bespoke Creative extra sturdy. In the…
Sunbrella impressed with its new materials and patterns for its indoor/outdoor contract fabrics. It's hard to believe…
Sneaking over from the Kitchen & Bath section was Poggenpohl, whose marble countertops ruled the booth. The trim,…
Last but not least, a nod to Shelter Black's neon-tipped home accessories. Neon's a big trend this year, and shelving,…
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