Collection by Bobby Solomon

Highlights of Dwell on Design 2011 from The Fox is Black


Essentially the West Coast equivalent of ICFF in New York, but with less hype and austerity, Dwell On Design is an exciting time for Los Angeles. It unites designers, creatives, larger corporations, as well as the average person on their quest to beautify their home.

When you walk into the convention center you're immediately presented with a bevy of paths to follow, but the first...
They've also applied this unique technique to lighting, which uses LEDs to safely light them up since they give off no...
Here's a view of the surface of Molo's fold-up table.
Another table by Molo.
After that I came across a booth occupied by a woman named Zoe Garred, who runs a small design company called Fleet.
Zoe is based in Vancouver as well, clearly there's something in the water that's makes people super creative.
They also had interchangeable lids that allowed you to use each of the vessels in a number of different ways, like a...
I also thought it was hysterical that she made her own cribbage board, a product of necessity since she didn't like any...
She also made a genius move by making the pegs the size of toothpicks, in case you lose them.
One of the most visually striking booths featured the work of David Trubridge, a New Zealand designer who was being...
The mix of bamboo plywood with an interior of nearly neon is perfect to liven up any space.
Plus these come flat-packed, which is not only helps the environment, but is really surprising once you see how large...
Another lamp by Trubridge.
Lastly, I have to mention one other small booth, one that I spent about 10 minutes touching everything inside it....
Most tiles are rather..
I especially enjoyed the smaller tiles with the colorful, gasoline in water look to them, I'm sure they'd look...
A pattern reminiscent of anise seeds by Ogassian.
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